Student Profile - Kelly Hernandez
"To be at the site where Federico Garcia Lorca wrote Canciones,where Picasso’s piece Guernicais displayed, and experience the rich diversity of culture in the heart of Spain would be incredible."
Student Profile - Grace Laboy
"As a double major at Stanford, I don't have room for many classes outside my majors, and the Madrid program allowed me to explore and take classes that I wouldn't have been able to take otherwise."
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.