Fall Semester


Madrid Spanish Studies

  • Level I: Intensive Spanish Language Studies, for students at the intermediate level (M1B, M1C, M1D).
  • Level II: Advanced Language Program, for students with proficiency in the language.


Internship Program

This program is offered for those students who are looking to enhance their Spanish language skills while working abroad in one of Europe’s most important vibrant commercial centers. Students with sufficient language skills take three courses along with an internship, which ranges between 15 and 20 hours per week.

Program Curriculum

All students enroll in the three, four-credit courses from those offered through Level II of the Madrid Spanish Studies (based on Language proficiency and GPA).


Madrid Science Program

The brand new Science program provides students with the unique opportunity to continue their science studies while gaining valuable insight into Spanish language and culture. Students take classes at both the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the International Institute, with their four courses totaling 16 Boston University credits upon successful completion of the semester. Additionally, students may choose to take a 2-credit research course if desired. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required, but their are pre-requisite science and mathematics courses (see BU Abroad page for course numbers).