Study & Intern in Madrid

Study & Intern in Madrid — Academics

Program Structure

Program Type Offered in collaboration with the Fundación Ortega-Marañón
Program Level 3000 level coursework
Courseload 13–16 credits per semester, 6–7 credits summer. Classes are held Monday–Thursday on the semester program, leaving long weekends for cultural immersion.

Students are required to maintain a minimum of 13 credit enrollment status per semester or maintain the minimum program credit enrollment determined by their study abroad program, whichever is greater. Grades earned on study abroad programs (for UofM resident credit) are converted to UofM A–F grades according to pre-established grade conversion criteria, if necessary. 


Semester Program

Study Center Courses

Your semester will consist mainly of study center courses. These courses cover a range of topics, including art history, business, communications and media, culture, ecology, finance, marketing, and more. View the full course list for a complete list of courses offered.


Participate in the optional internship for 3 credits. See more information and example internships.

Carlos III de Madrid Courses

You may also take English-taught courses at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Choose from classes offered during the primer cuatrimestre (fall) or segundo cuatrimestre (spring). These courses include an additional fee. See Universidad Carlos III for available disciplines at the local university. Contact Amy Garwood-Díaz at the Learning Abroad Center if you would like to take one or more of these courses. 

Summer Program

Enroll in the Internships in Spain course and participate in an internship for a total of 3 or 6 credits. See more information and example internships. Add to your experience with an additional optional Spanish language course. See the full course list for Spanish language courses available during the summer. 

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