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  • Locations: Madrid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Description:
Retiro Park was once a recreational spot of the Spanish Kings and at the top of the pillars is the statue of the Spanish King Alfonso XII built in 1922 in his honor
Study in Madrid, Spain
  • Practice your Spanish with native professors and local students, and join field trips to visit places like the stunning medieval cities of Toledo and Segovia, or the city with one of the oldest universities in Europe—Salamanca.
  • Enjoy living in one of Europe’s most vibrant (and comparatively affordable) capital cities. Visit Madrid’s world-famous museums (must-sees for Art History students), experience its fabulous nightlife, and explore its unique neighborhoods.
  • Immerse yourself in Spanish culture. Visit markets, sample delicious cuisine, and explore lovely Retiro Park or the Sunday flea market, El Rastro.
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
Fall or Spring semesters Yearlong

Programs Of Study
 Spanish Language, Art, and Spanish/European Studies

Language of Instruction

Orientation in Plaza Mayor
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Deadlines, Costs & Steps to Apply to this Program:
1. This is a Partner Program which requires two complete applications:
(a) program-specific application found on their website, and
(b) IPO/UMass online application which can be started here .
2. Deadlines & Program Dates. Check on the Partner Program website. They will differ from the deadlines for your IPO/UMass application process.
3. Costs for this program can be found on the Partner Program website.
4. Create your online IPO account, if you have not already done this.
5. Visit the IPO Advising Center or IPO Peer Counselors in the Learning Commons.
6. Set up an appointment with an IPO Program Advisor.
7. Only UMass Amherst applicants can apply to this program through UMass IPO.
8. UMass IPO is not responsible for the content of partner program sites.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/01/2018 ** Varies 01/07/2019 05/20/2019
Fall 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies 08/26/2019 12/20/2019
Summer Session 2 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies 06/25/2019 07/30/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 05/01/2019 ** Varies 08/26/2019 05/22/2020
Summer Session 1 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies 05/26/2019 06/26/2019

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.