Madrid, Spain

Madrid is one of those fantastic cities where immersion isn’t just a benefit of the program, it’s a way of life. Indeed, it’s hard to resist the energy, excitement, and culture of this capital city, and the many programs we offer here give you a chance to study and live in one of the world’s most dynamic metropolises.

Depending on which program you choose, classes are taught either at the Instituto Internacional or the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, both highly respected institutions. Students live in local households and eat meals with their host families. Visit the BU Madrid website.

Madrid offers numerous cultural excursions, from museums to the arts to Real Madrid. Trips include visits to other Spanish cities.

Programs in Madrid

Madrid Engineering Program

Engineering students have the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses through the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
Tags: English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Spring, Undergraduate
Focus: Engineering

Madrid Management Internship Program

Madrid Management Internship Program

Students of management can participate in a one-semester management internship program.
Tags: Spanish Speaking, Spring
Focus: Business & Management, Economics

Ray Green leading students on a tour of the Old Quarters

Madrid Science Program

Taught in English, this program combines science coursework with Spanish language and civilization classes.
Tags: English Speaking, Especially for Sophomores, Fall, Undergraduate
Focus: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Health, Science

Madrid, fountain at night

Madrid Spanish and European Studies Program

Designed for students with no background in Spanish, students take a beginning Spanish course, along with electives in Art & Architecture, Political Science, History, Culture, or Heritage Management.
Tags: English Speaking, Fall, Spring, Undergraduate
Focus: Archaeology, Art & Architecture, History, Hospitality Administration, Political Science, Spanish Language

Madrid Summer Spanish Studies Program

Madrid Spanish Studies Program (Summer)

Students enjoy six weeks of study and cultural immersion in Spain’s capital.
Tags: General focus, Spanish Speaking, Summer, Undergraduate
Focus: Literature, Spanish Language