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EC Madrid, Spain

APPLY NOW!! (Deadline: March 1, 2019)

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Madrid, Spain: June 27 – August 8, 2019 (Summer Term B)

Join faculty and students from across the University System of Georgia for a 5-week adventure in Madrid, Spain!  Students will spend Term B living, studying, and exploring a country rich in culture, history, and architectural splendor.  Stay at the Colegio Mayor Padre Poveda in residential Madrid, explore the arts, music, and globally influential culinary scene, and travel outward to the picturesque cities of Toledo, Barcelona, and others.

Students will spend two days per week in the classroom, attend class field trips two days per week, and have several free and planned 3-day weekends.  All students will be registered for classes through Georgia Southern and receive Georgia Southern credits.  It is mandatory to register for 6 credit hours while on this program.

Program Cost
The 5-week program cost is $5,200.00 (tentative- final price up by September 10) and includes the following:

  • Roundtrip airfare between Atlanta and Madrid
  • Accommodations at the Colegio Mayor Padre Poveda
  • 30-day Metro and bus pass for Madrid
  • Welcome and farewell fiestas
  • 14 meals per week
  • Guided tours of Madrid, Toledo, El Escorial, Segovia, and Alcala de Henares
  • A primary health insurance policy providing coverage for medical expenses

*Two optional weekend excursions to Barcelona and the north of Spain are available for an additional fee.

The program cost does not include: Georgia Southern tuition and fees for 6 credit hours of course enrollment, personal shopping or travel expenses, or food/meals beyond the allotment provided.  HOPE and other forms of financial aid are available for students participating on summer study abroad.  Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 912.478.5413 to learn more.

Course Equivalencies
What will you earn credit for at Georgia Southern?  Use this guide to help you select the courses you need.  Georgia Southern course numbers are listed in italics.

Morning Classes
Spanish – TBD
Cultural Explorations of Life-Span Development  – TBD
Early & Medieval Spain – TBD
Spain & Greco-Roman World – TBD
Global Patterns and Local Lives: An Introduction to Human Geography in Spain – TBD

*Additional course offerings in Spanish and Literature to be added soon!

Afternoon Classes
Spanish Conversation – FORL 3030s: Spanish Conversation (taught in Spanish)
Interpersonal Relationships across Cultures – TBD
Artist Travel Journal  – TBD
World Civilization II – TBD
People, Culture, & Environment in Spain and the European Union – TBD

To learn more about the program, payment schedules and deadlines, read course descriptions, and apply, visit the program website.

For questions, contact:
Dr. Brian Hibbs – Program Director,
Dr. Maritza Bell-Corrales – Program Director,
Ms. Emilee Carr – Study Abroad Advisor, Office of International Programs & Services,

Last updated: 9/7/2018