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 a 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 one: 3 credits each)

Content courses taught in Spanish (choose two or three: 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 the opportunity to enroll in an internship. Internships in Syracuse Madrid are offered in different fields, from business to social services to communications.


 Signature Seminar (3 credits)


Direct enrollment at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)

 ONLY AVAILABLE FOR SPRING SEMESTER OR ACADEMIC-YEAR STUDENTS 

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 both Spanish and international students.

Liberal Arts in Spanish at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) (choose one or two 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 take 12-19 credits.