Advanced Spanish Language Options

If you are proficient in Spanish, and your idea of studying abroad is cultural immersion and getting a vibrant and real sense of what “being Spaniard” means, these courses are for you. Here you can find all the options available for you to perfect your Spanish skills while studying in Madrid.

Upper-division Spanish language courses (choose 1; 3 credits each)

Content courses taught in Spanish (Choose 2 or 3; 3 credits each)


Internship or Community Engagement (internship, 1 credit; community engagement is not credit-bearing).

Once you begin your semester at the Syracuse Madrid Center, you’ll have an opportunity to enroll in an internship. Internships in Syracuse Madrid are offered in virtually every field, from business to social services to communications.


 Signature Seminar (3 credits)


Direct enrollment at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)

You can also choose to enroll in the Liberal Arts in Spanish program at UAM, where you’ll be taking courses taught in Spanish with Spanish and international students.

Liberal Arts in Spanish at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM) (Choose 1 or 2 courses; 3 credits each)

    • Take courses alongside your Spanish peers at a local Spanish university
    • Due to the academic calendar at UAM, this option is only available for the academic year or spring semester students.
    • Students enrolled in Syracuse Madrid center courses or in the UAM option would take 15-19 credits taught in Spanish.