Madrid, Spain

Business, Economics & Social Sciences

Study Abroad
Program Options:
Experiential Learning, Part-Time Internship
Length:
Spring

At a Glance

Housing:

Apartment, Colegio Mayor, Homestay

Credits:

15 to 19 per Semester

Language of Instruction:

English, Spanish

Language Prerequisites:

None

Part-Time Internship (Optional):

Included in Program Fee

Visa Required:

Yes

About the Program

Madrid, Spain’s capital and a major center for business, economic, and financial activity in Europe, is the perfect city in which to study Business, Economics, and Social Sciences. This beautiful and bustling city provides ample opportunities for you to contextualize what you're learning through course-related trips, internships, and local university enrollment. 

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Follow Your Academic Interests

Round out your studies with a variety of elective courses.

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Gain Hands-On Experience

Participate in a career-advancing internship.

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Study at a Prestigious University

This program offers the opportunity to take courses in English or Spanish.

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Live with Local Students or Homestays

Select from a variety of housing options.

Spring 2025

Program Dates:

January 15 - May 10

Application Deadline:

Estimated Cost:

$
21,754

Program Advisor

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Cyane Thomas, Kayti Everette & Liat Wasserman

Once you’ve applied for a program, one of us will be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, we're here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300 ✉️ study@IESabroad.org

About the Destination

an aerial view of Arco de la Victoria in Madrid at night

Why Madrid?

Madrid will be your classroom. Depending on the courses you choose, you may visit international businesses, financial organizations, and even an animation studio in Madrid, as part of your coursework. Other course-related trips include architectural walking tours and visits to the city’s world-famous museums like the Prado and Sorolla that will round out your experience in Madrid.

Learn More About Madrid

Get to Know Your New City

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Visit La Tabacalera

Catch a free concert or art show.

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Take a Walk in the Park

Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon walking down la Gran Via and la Calle.

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Enjoy Fresh Foods

Stop by the farmers' market the first Saturday of every month.

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Explore Must-See Museums

You don’t want to miss some of the top art museums in the world!

The Student Experience

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Housing

A student and their host mother gathering at the dinner table in a Madrid Homestay.
  • Apartment
  • Colegio Mayor
  • Homestay

Apartment

We offer single room student apartments which resemble upscale student residence halls with private bathrooms that are located near the city center of Madrid. Student apartments are furnished, including a fully equipped shared kitchen. Utilities and Wi-Fi access are included. Gym facilities may be available. Meals are not included in this option and are ideal for students who wish to prepare their own meals. This option is ideal for students who are looking for a more independent experience.

The student apartment has a base option with no additional fee and a premium option that carries an additional fee for a placement in a larger room. 

Academics