International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Academic Year

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

Business, International Studies & Communication Courses with Locals in English - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

According to the annual QS ranking, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is one of the top universities among those established within the last 50 years. It is recognized throughout Europe for its strong reputation and academic rigor. It is occasionally referred to as the "Harvard of Spain."

The Business programs at UC3M are particularly well-regarded internationally and their Economics department is ranked among the top 50 programs in the world.

This program at UC3M offers lower and upper division courses in a variety of subjects, including business, economics, international studies, and journalism. Students have the unique opportunity to take these courses in English with local Spanish students, as well as with other international students.

Students may select courses taught in English from the following departments:

  • Business Administration (AACSB accredited)
  • Economics
  • Film, Television and Media Studies
  • Finance and Accounting (AACSB accredited)
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Students with an advanced level of Spanish or higher (minimum 5 semesters of college-level Spanish) may also take liberal arts courses instructed in Spanish with international students.

All courses are instructed by faculty from the host university and are held with either local or international students. Students take class on the Getafe campus, located south-west of Madrid's city center.

Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 3 2018-2019Aug 26, 2018 to Jun 5, 2019IMDY3218$26,950Program in Progress
Academic Year 3 2019-2020Late Aug, 2019 to Early Jun, 2020IMDY3219TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Courses with Locals in English - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

According to the annual QS ranking, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is one of the top universities among those established within the last 50 years. It is recognized throughout Europe for its strong reputation and academic rigor. It is occasionally referred to as the "Harvard of Spain." The Business programs at UC3M are particularly well-regarded internationally and their Economics department is ranked among the top 50 programs in the world.

This program at UC3M offers a variety of lower and upper division courses in science, technology, engineering and math, all of which are instructed in English by host university professors. Several of the engineering departments at UC3M have been awarded the EUR-ACE (EURopean-ACredited Engineer) label, as they satisfy the standards of the ENAEE (European Network for Engineering Accreditation).

All courses meet on UC3M's Leganés campus, located south-west of Madrid's city center. Tutoring is available through the university for an extra fee (per course).

Students may select courses from the following departments:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Audiovisual System Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Communication System Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering
  • Industrial Technologies Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Telecommunication Technologies Engineering
  • Telematics Engineering

Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 5 2018-2019Aug 26, 2018 to Jun 5, 2019IMDY3318$26,950Program in Progress
Academic Year 5 2019-2020Late Aug, 2019 to Early Jun, 2020IMDY3319TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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Hispanic Studies- Universidad Antonio de Nebrija - Universidad Antonio de Nebrija

This program offers Spanish language courses to students at all levels of Spanish proficiency. Students with a higher language level can also choose from a variety of Hispanic Studies courses. All courses are taught in Spanish by faculty from the host university and are held with international students, the majority of whom are North American. This program offers the option to begin with a preparatory Spanish language course before the start of the semester (Fall 2A, Spring 2A, Year 2A).

Student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 2A 2018-2019Aug 31, 2018 to May 18, 2019IMDY2418$25,950Program in Progress
Academic Year 2B 2018-2019Sep 14, 2018 to May 18, 2019IMDY2518$24,950Program in Progress
Academic Year 2A 2019-2020Late Aug, 2019 to Mid May, 2020IMDY2419TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Academic Year 2B 2019-2020Mid Sep, 2019 to Mid May, 2020IMDY2519TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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Spanish Language & Courses with Locals- Universidad Antonio de Nebrija - Universidad Antonio de Nebrija

The "Spanish Language & Courses with Locals" program is open to students with an advanced knowledge of Spanish (students must have completed 5+ semesters of college-level Spanish, or tested out of the equivalent). This program offers a variety of courses to select from, enabling ISA students the opportunity to enroll in courses that fit their individual academic needs. All courses are taught by host university faculty at the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija. ISA participants will take classes alongside primarily Spanish students, as well as international students.

Students may select courses from the following departments:

  • Communication & Arts (Programa Integrado de Comunicación y Artes, PICC)
  • Social Sciences (Programa Integrado de Ciencias Sociales, PICS)
  • Language & Education (Programa Integrado de Lenguas y Educación, PIAL)
  • Polytechnic School (Programa Integrado de la Escuela Politécnica Superior, PIEPS)

Within these departments, students will be able to choose courses from a variety of academic disciplines, including: Advertising/Public Relations, Architecture, Audio-Visual, Communications, Business Administration and Management, Engineering, Fine Arts, International Relations, Industrial Design, Journalism, Law, Modern Languages, Performing Arts, and Tourism.

Fall and Academic Year students will take one 45-hour intensive Spanish course before beginning the fall semester. Courses with locals are instructed in Spanish and in English. Students must select at least one course in Spanish (in addition to the intensive-Spanish course at the beginning of the fall semester).

Student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 4 2018-2019Aug 17, 2018 to Jun 1, 2019IMDY3118$25,950Program in Progress
Academic Year 4 2019-2020Mid Aug, 2019 to Early Jun, 2020IMDY3119TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Business- Universidad Antonio de Nebrija - Universidad Antonio de Nebrija

This program is open to students at all levels of Spanish proficiency. A wide variety of courses are available including Spanish language, literature, history, culture, art, business, economics, marketing, and more. This program offers courses in both Spanish and English. All courses are taught by faculty from the host university and are held with international students, the majority of whom are North American. This program offers the option to begin with a preparatory Spanish language course before the start of the semester (Fall 1A, Spring 1A, Year 1A).

Student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 1A 2018-2019Aug 31, 2018 to May 18, 2019IMDY2318$25,950Program in Progress
Academic Year 1B 2018-2019Sep 14, 2018 to May 18, 2019IMDY2218$24,950Program in Progress
Academic Year 1A 2019-2020Late Aug, 2019 to Mid May, 2020IMDY2319TBA Currently Accepting Applications!
Academic Year 1B 2019-2020Mid Sep, 2019 to Mid May, 2020IMDY2219TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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