Study & Intern in Madrid

Study & Intern in Madrid — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Submit the online application and complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline:

 Program TermApp Open DateDeadline
Spring 2020May 1, 2019

October 1, 2019

Arrival & meet host families. January 23
Orientation & Welcome Tapas January 24
Madrid Walking Tour January 24
First Day of Classes January 27
Last day to add/drop February 3
Extended Excursion (Location TBD) February 19–21
Excursions to Toledo March 6
Midterm Exams March 16–19
Excursion to Alcala de Henares March 20
Excursion to El Escorial & Valle de los Caidos April 3
Easter Break April 9–19
FINAL EXAMS May 4-6
Closing Ceremony May 7
Departure to US May 8
Summer 2019Aug 1, 2018

March 15, 2019

Arrival (meeting at the airport by the Fundacion’s Coordinators)  May 16
Orientation, Madrid Walking Tour  May 17
First Day of Class  May 20
Excursion to Bilbao  June 5-7
Visit to Reina Sofia Museum  June 28
Visit to Prado Museum  July 5
 Last Day of Class/Internships  July 11
 Closing Ceremony  July 11
 Departure  July 12
Fall 2019Dec 1, 2018

April 20, 2019

Arrival, Meeting with families September 5
Guided Tour of Madrid, Orientation, & Welcome Tapas September 6
First day of classes September 9
Trip to Toledo September 13
Last day to add/drop classes September 16
Academic Activity (TBD) September 20
Excursion to Sevilla October 2-4
Midterm Exams October 21-24
Fall Break October 25-November 3
Trip to Segovia November 8

Trip to Alcalá de Henares

November 22
Final Exams December 10–13
Closing Ceremony December 13
End of Program December 14

Information about an optional group flight scheduled through Village Travel will be posted on or after the application deadline.

*Applications after this deadline may be considered. Contact Amy Garwood-Diaz at garw0005@umn.edu to inquire.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

Orientation Dates & Locations

Orientation will be conducted in two parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person, program-specific session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately one week prior to the in-person session.

TermDate/TimeLocation
Summer and Fall 2019 Wednesday, April 24, 3:00–6:00 p.m. Blegen Hall 435

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