IES Abroad: Madrid - IES Abroad in Madrid

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  • Location(s): Madrid, Spain
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

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Madrid is an ideal place to connect university studies to the city's business, culture, and politics. The IES Abroad Madrid Programs are designed for those who want to experience the vitality of Spain by living in its capital city, through Languag... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.8
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I am definitely more fluent in Spanish after my semester there, and I have a much better understanding of Spanish history and how they interact with the world. - Villanova University View Entire Review
I feel comfortable speaking conversational spanish now. I was able to travel to 5 other countries, travelled by myself, tried a ton of new foods, saw some incredible buildings and museums. - University of Rochester View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing.
I learned about the vibrant Spanish culture and people. It was extremely worthwhile. - Occidental College View Entire Review
Past Review ¡Que Divertido!
I really enjoyed my experience abroad with IES. I think that not only did I gain Spanish language skills but I also gained confidence in myself. Furthermore, for the first time I lived in a large metropolitan city and I learned a lot about city life. It was definitely a worthwhile experience. - Kenyon College View Entire Review
Past Review Unforgettable
My ability to speak Spanish definitely is much stronger now. I also learned more about global perspectives and seeing the world in a different light. Also, I learned a great deal about the Spanish culture. It definitely was worthwhile because I gained experiences and knowledge to benefit me for a lifetime. - Wofford College View Entire Review
I gained a greater understanding of the scope of the world and different cultures. It was definitely worthwhile. - Tufts University View Entire Review
I greatly improved my language skills and I matured as a person. Without a doubt it was worthwhile. - Cornell University View Entire Review
I learned an incredible amount of Spanish and gained a ton of fluency in the language. I also learned how to navigate a huge city like Madrid, and how to travel both in and outside of the EU. - Grinnell College View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself and I have more faith in myself to travel alone and live on my own. I also am thrilled that I would now consider myself fluent in Spanish! - Hofstra University View Entire Review
IES abroad was one of the most formative experiences I have had as a young adult. The program itself is well organized and reputable. The staff has been with the program for many years and nothing comes to them as a surprise. They know how to make the program worthwhile and they are very sweet and helpful. I truly loved IES and ... - Scripps College View Entire Review
I really learned to appreciate the Spanish culture and the way they live. - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor View Entire Review
I learned a lot about the privileges and freedoms I previously took for granted in the United States. I learned about the importance of leaving your comfort zone in order to learn more about your own values. I feel so privileged to have had this experience to go abroad and I would encourage every student to seize the opportunity... - Trinity University View Entire Review
A greater appreciation of Spanish culture and how it is different/similar to the culture in the US. The experience was worthwhile. - Trinity University View Entire Review
My experience abroad was extremely worthwhile. Not only did I greatly improve my Spanish speaking abilities, make new American and foreign friends, and explore all over Spain and Europe, but I also grew a lot as a person. Mainly, I experienced a new level of independence traveling in foreign countries by myself, and gained a fre... - Bowdoin College View Entire Review
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I learned a lot about the history of Spain and its impact on the world. It was definitely worthwhile. - University of Rochester View Entire Review
Living in Madrid taught me how much I love living in a city and allowed me to reflect on what I want to do going forward toward graduation. I gained a lot of self confidence as I traveled and learned to navigate the city. I also made wonderful friends that I know I will be close with for years to come. Studying abroad in Madrid ... - Williams College View Entire Review
I am more independent, have a global perspective and improved my language skills. I was definitely immersed in a different culture and loved every second of it. - University of Redlands View Entire Review
Every I learned and gained was worthwhile. I would not change my experience for anything - James Madison University View Entire Review
Completely worth while, if you try something new people are understanding and accommodating. - Bates College View Entire Review
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Choosing to study abroad was one of the best decisions I ever made. Not only did I learn so much about Spain and the Spanish culture and language, I grew as a person as well. I would highly recommend studying abroad, especially with IES and in Madrid. - Occidental College View Entire Review
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I learned how to be adaptable. I easily adapted and immersed into a new culture, a new language, and a completely new style of life which I soon called one of my own. I made tons of friends and shared many memories that I will remember forever and have left behind remnants of a place that is another home to me. - Bowdoin College View Entire Review
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Past Review Experience
As this was my first real trip overseas, I learned that I can survive and be independent in a different country—a tremendously invaluable ability. For that alone it was worthwhile. - Franklin & Marshall College View Entire Review
My experience in Madrid was extremely worthwhile. Increased knowledge of Madrid and the rest of Spain and left the country with a far more advanced proficiency in Spanish than when I started. Developed a greater sense of independence and maturity traveling throughout Spain and Europe and navigating various cities. - Connecticut College View Entire Review
It was definitely worthwhile. I learned a lot about taking every opportunity and getting out and experiencing things. - Trinity University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with IES Abroad: Madrid - IES Abroad in Madrid
I grew up so much during my time abroad. I learned how to manage my money, live on my own, use public transportation efficiently, and overall take care of myself. More than that, I grew up emotionally. I discovered what and who in my life is the most important, and what things matter more than others. By the end of the trip, I f... - Villanova University View Entire Review

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Madrid is an ideal place to connect university studies to the city's business, culture, and politics. The IES Abroad Madrid Programs are designed for those who want to experience the vitality of Spain by living in its capital city, through Language & Area Studies or our new Engineering Program.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Economics
  • Political Science and Government
  • Drama, Theater, Theatre Arts
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Finance, Financial Services
  • International Business
  • History
Minimum GPA:
2.75
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