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 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 UMN resident credit) are converted to UMN A-F grades according to pre-established grade conversion criteria, if necessary. 

Coursework

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.

Internship

Participate in the optional internship for either 3 or 6 credits. More information and example internships can be found here

Carlos III de Madrid Courses

You may also take English-taught courses at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid for an additional cost. Choose from classes offered during the primer cuatrimestre (fall) or segundo cuatrimestre (spring). These courses cost an additional fee and have a slightly different schedule than the study center courses. Contact Amy Garwood-Díaz at the Learning Abroad Center if you would like to take one or more of these courses. See the full course list for available disciplines at Carlos III de Madrid. 

Summer Program (internship only)

Enroll in the Internships in Spain course and participate in an internship for a total of 6 credits. More information and example internships can be found here

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