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Spanish FSP Madrid
Madrid, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Dartmouth applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Country: Spanish Target Language: Spanish
Lodging Options: Homestay Enrollment: 20
Type of Program:
FSP
Program Description:

Program Overview

Madrid Spanish foreign study features a program of study in Spanish language, literature, and civilization conducted by the Dartmouth faculty member and several Spanish colleagues at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Madrid, capital of Spain since 1561, is a major cosmopolitan city whose wealth of architectural monuments and historical associations, museums and centers for theater, music, and the arts make it an exciting place for the study of Spanish culture past and present. The university, one of the oldest in Europe, has a large central campus with extensive facilities and a distinguished faculty, as well as many opportunities for exchange between Dartmouth students and their Spanish counterparts.

The foreign study program includes courses in art history, contemporary Spanish history, language and literature taught by members of the faculty of the Universidad Complutense and the Dartmouth professor. In addition to a full academic schedule, the term abroad includes a week-long break for travel within the Iberian peninsula and opportunities for group excursions to sites of artistic and natural beauty.

The principal objective is an in-depth experience of the life and culture of contemporary Spain. This goal is approached through the substantive courses as well as through the homestay and social interaction with Spaniards.

Academics

Faculty Director
2016 Fall:  Professor Joseph Aguado
2017 Fall:  Professor Raul Bueno

Curriculum
Spanish 24: Spanish Cultural Heritage
Spanish 34: Society, Culture and Politics in Spain
Spanish 36: Studies in Modern and Contemporary Spanish Literature

Prerequisite
Acceptance into the program and one course from Spanish 30, 31, or 32.

 

Student Life

Students will live with Spanish families. While your Spanish hosts have been carefully selected, there are few nuclear families (two parents with children living at home). For example, the families who will host you may include single mothers with children, or parents whose children are grown. Families are committed to extending you their hospitality and interacting with you regularly. Please let your host family members know early on that you value getting to know them. Bring a scrapbook or post one on line that you can share with them and create a few initial questions to ask them to open up dialog.

For more information, see the Spanish Department website.
 

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees
The fees charged by the College for a Dartmouth-sponsored off-campus term of study include regular tuition charges for a term at Dartmouth, service fees, as well as the specific costs established for each off-campus study locale. In many programs, the room and board costs tend to be higher than for a term in Hanover. You can view a budget sheet for this program by clicking here. The cost of transportation to and from the site is the responsibility of the student.

Financial Aid
In order that all qualified Dartmouth undergraduate students may have the opportunity to take part in off-campus programs, the College endeavors to adjust its normal financial aid awards for students already receiving aid. Tuition and expected family contribution for Dartmouth's off-campus programs are the same as for an on-campus term. Assistance is available to meet extra costs associated with off-campus programs, including airfare. Half of any extra cost is met with additional Dartmouth scholarship; loan assistance is offered for the other half. Loan assistance is also offered to replace the employment that would normally be included in an on-campus term. Although financial aid recipients are given aid to cover all of the required costs of the program, students are responsible for purchasing their own plane ticket and, on some programs, meals. Often this means that part of the expected family contribution is used towards these costs rather than for tuition.


 
This program is currently not accepting applications.