"I took numerous memorable classes while in Madrid, including a course on the eight-hundred year history of Islam in Spain, a Spanish theater class in which we read one play each week and went to four plays in theaters, and a class at the Prado (one of the top art museums in Europe) studying depictions of women in art." Read more at Katie's Blog!
On Campus Gateway Course: ILAC 130, "Introduction to Iberia: Cultural Perspectives"
Offered during Autumn quarter as part of the "Gateways to the World" program, the seminar course above is recommended to help you prepare for your time abroad. Additional consideration during the application process for this program will be given to students taking this course.
The unique focus of the Madrid Program combines linguistic and academic rigor, cultural immersion, and personal attention. The program introduces students to the richness and diversity of the Iberian Peninsula through first-hand theoretical and practical experiences. It seeks to familiarize students with the nuances of language, artistic expression, political culture, and environment that characterize the region.