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 2019May 1, 2018

Oct 1, 2018


Arrival & meet host families. January 31
Orientation & Welcome Tapas February 1
Madrid Walking Tour February 1
First Day of Classes February 4
Visit to Toledo February 8
Last day to add/drop February 11
Excursion to South of Spain February 20-22
Visit to Alcalá de Henares March 1
Midterm Exams March 11-14
Psychology & Research Activity Day March 15
Excursion to El Escorial & Valle de los Caidos March 29
Easter Break April 12-21
Closing Ceremony May 17
Departure to USA May 18


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 North 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
Excursion to South of Spain 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 2018 Monday, April 23rd, 3:00-6:00pm Blegen Hall 120

Fall 2018 Monday, April 23rd, 3:30-6:00pm Blegen Hall 120

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