Sponsor: BU Study Abroad
Location: Madrid, Spain
Madrid Internship Program students enhance their Spanish language skills by taking three courses and interning 15-20 hours a week. In the Madrid Internship Program, students with sufficient language skills are fully immersed in Spanish work culture through an internship in one of the following fields: arts and arts administration; business and economics; film, radio, and television; health and human services; hospitality and tourism; NGOs and international organizations; journalism; politics and international relations; and pre-law. Classes are taught in Spanish.
Program Type: Affiliated
- Full Year
- Spanish majors and minors will need to discuss their study abroad plans with a departmental adviser.
- Read Internships and Service Learning for specific information about earning credit for internships.
- Read Credit Enrollment requirements for information about maintaining a full-time course load while abroad.
- The BU Madrid course, SHA HF 320: Food in Spain: Culinary History and Sociocultural Context, is not transferable to Northwestern because NU does not have an undergraduate department of Hospitality Administration.
- Review information regarding transferable courses to NU
To apply, Northwestern students must:
- Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
- Complete a BU application by the program's deadline
Prerequisite language skills identify the student’s level in this program:
- Level II (Advanced Language Program): 2.5 years (completion of Spanish 199) or the equivalent of college-level Spanish.
- Level III (University Studies Program at UAM), Spring Semester only: 3 years or the equivalent of college-level Spanish.
Housing:Homestays (meals included)
Fall 2015: $35,870
Billed by Northwestern: $31,705
- Tuition: $23,711
- Program fee: $5,434
(room/board, group flight from New York, and other services)
- SAAF: $2,560
Estimated additional costs: $4,165
- Local transportation: $255
- Books & supplies: $350
- Personal expenses: $3,400
- Visa: $160
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