Psychology & Research in Madrid

Psychology & Research 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 2018May 1, 2017

Oct 1, 2017

Extended to October 15, 2017

Arrival & meet host families. January 15
Orientation & Welcome Tapas January 16
Madrid Walking Tour January 16
First Day of Classes January 17
Visit to Reina Sofia Museum January 19
Last day to add/drop January 26
Visit to Alcalá de Henares February 2
Trip to Granada February 14-16
Midterm Exams February 26-March 1
Visit to Toledo March 2
Easter Break March 23-April 1
Excursion to El Escorial April 13
FINAL EXAMS April 20-25
Closing Ceremony April 26
Departure to USA April 28

Summer Courses Only track deadline extended to March 15th.
Summer Research track closed

Summer 2018Aug 1, 2017

February 1, 2018

Extended to March 15th

Arrival (meeting at the airport by the Fundacion’s Coordinators and transportation to host family or student dormitory) June 4
Orientation June 5
Visit to Toledo June 6
Visit to Internship/Research sites June 7-8
 Classes Begin June 11
Excursion to South of Spain June 13-15
Visit to Prado Museum   June 22
 Last Day of Classes/Internships  July 19
 Closing Ceremony  July 20
 Departure  July 21
Fall 2018Dec 1, 2017

April 20, 2018

Arrival, Meeting with families September 5
Guided Tour of Madrid, Orientation & Welcome Tapas September 6
Vsit to a museum September 7
First day of classes September 10
Trip to Toledo September 14
Last day to add/drop classes September 17
Trip to Andalucía October 3-5
Trip to El Escorial October 19
Midterm exams October 22-25
Fall break October 26-November 2 

Excursion to Alcalá de Henares

November 16
Final Exams December 10-13
Closing Ceremony December 13
End of Program December 14

If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

*Program dates are subject to change. Contact the LAC for verification of dates before purchasing your airfare.
**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.

Summer, Fall 2018 



Program Handbook Visa Information

Summer 2018 Deadline Extended

Courses Only track deadline extended to March 15th