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Academic Programs International (API) invites you to study in Madrid, Spain! Spain’s capital since 1561, Madrid is the contemporary capital of Spanish culture, finance, and industry. A large, international and cosmopolitan city, Madrid is a city of possibilities. The energy of Madrid is in its street life and warm people. To study abroad in Madrid is to experience more than a classroom – it is to experience the history of Spain and its people.
API offers several programs in Madrid, including: Spanish Language, Humanities and Business Studies; Business, Liberal Arts and Sciences; Spanish Language and Culture; Communications, Humanities and STEM Studies; and Multidisciplinary Studies for Spanish Speakers.
Housing options for this program are plentiful, and include home stays with local host families, as well as apartment and student residence accommodations. Register today and go study in the largest city in Spain with API!
API Scholarships and Financial Aid Information
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.
Offering classes taught in English in both business and humanities, as well as Spanish language courses at all levels, this program is open to beginning, intermediate, advanced and superior-level Spanish speakers who want to study abroad in Madrid. Students who have completed more advanced Spanish courses can choose from a wide variety of classes focusing on Spanish culture and civilization that are taught in Spanish. This program is offered during fall, spring, academic year, and summer.
This program is designed for students who wish to study abroad in Madrid primarily in English, while still having the option of taking some courses in Spanish. Students choose 3-5 courses per semester. This program is offered at Suffolk University in Madrid.
This program is designed for students at all levels of Spanish who want to study abroad in Madrid and focuses on Spanish grammar, conversation, and culture. This program operates on a quarter schedule and is offered at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Originally founded in 1492 in the city of Alcalá de Henares and later moved to Madrid, the university is one of the most prestigious in Spain.
Students who are interested in a study abroad program in Madrid that focuses on communications studies, humanities, and sciences will be a perfect fit for this program. Students will take up to 4 classes, and may take an extra class for an additional fee. Courses are available in the sciences and in the communication fields. All classes are in English but students may also take a Spanish Language course (offered at different levels).
Advanced/superior level students who want to study abroad in Madrid may take up to 5 courses with Spaniards through API at Universidad Nebrija’s main campus or it’s second campus located on the outskirts of Madrid. Campus Dehesa de la Villa is within the city of Madrid, while Campus de Berzosa in on the outskirts of Madrid. Students will only be able to choose classes from one area of study and one campus – i.e. mixing of subjects or campuses is not possible.