Spanish Language Course in Madrid

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Program Name: Spanish Language Course
School: Universidad Complutense de Madrid
City: Madrid, Spain
Term: Winter (January to March)
Duration: Semester
Cost: € 1,349 / $ 1,467.04 *, tution, 12 class-hours per week
Housing

 

€ 1,050 / $ 1,141.88 * to € 1,380 / $ 1,500.75 *, university residence hall, half board.

Alternatively, students can arrange their own housing. The University of Complutense lists a 3rd party housing provider on their website for students who wish to find shared student apartments.

[** Note that student apartments are the most affordable housing option and can save you thousands of dollars over the course of a semester or academic year study abroad program.]

Language of Instruction: Spanish
Eligibility: Open Enrollment, anybody can participate. No min GPA required, no letters of recommendation required, must have high school diploma. You do not have to be a college student to enroll in this Spanish program. You do not have to participate in a US university study abroad program to enroll in this Spanish program. Minimum age 16.

* Euro equivalent in dollars based on current exchange rate

COURSE DESCRIPTION – Spanish Language and Culture Course, Winter Semester

The Spanish Language Course at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid covers Spanish conversation, writing, listening comprehension, and Spanish grammar. All levels of Spanish are offered, from beginner Spanish to advanced Spanish. The Spanish language levels are A1 (Beginner), A2 (Pre-Intermediate), B1 (Intermediate), B2 (Advanced), C1 (Advanced High). Participants may add Spanish Culture Courses as electives, provided they meet the Spanish language level requirement for those courses. The Spanish course is designed to improve students’ knowledge of Spanish and to improve their speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension skills.

Class schedule:

9:00   Spanish Grammar
10:00 Language Exercises
10:50 Break
11:10 Spanish Written Expression and Comprehension
12:10 Spanish Conversation and Comprehension

Participants can choose from Spanish courses have 12, 14, 16, 18, or 20 class-hours per week.

120 hours of Spanish language – 12 hours per week € 1,349 / $ 1,467.04 *
140 hours of Spanish language – 14 hours per week € 1,552 / $ 1,687.80 *
160 hours of Spanish language – 16 hours per week € 1,740 / $ 1,892.25 *
180 hours of Spanish language – 18 hours per week € 1,924 / $ 2,092.35 *
200 hours of Spanish language – 20 hours per week € 2,126 / $ 2,312.03 *

SPANISH LANGUAGE COURSES OFFERED

The core Spanish course includes the following Spanish subjects:

  • Spanish Conversation
  • Spanish Writing
  • Spanish Listening Comprehension
  • Spanish Grammar
  • Spanish Vocabulary

SPANISH ELECTIVE COURSES

Students with a higher level of Spanish can add elective courses to their Spanish program and can choose from:

  • The Spanish Civil War in Film and Literature
  • Heroes, Saints, and Monsters in Spanish Literature
  • Socio-Political Change in Spain during the 20th Century, From Monarchy to Dictatorship
  • The Hispano-American Story
  • The Art of Empire, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque
  • Spanish for Business
  • Introduction to Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Film
  • Geniuses of Modernity, Goya, Sorolla, Gaudi, Picasso, Miro, Dali, etc.
  • Socio-Politico Change in Spain since 1975 to the Present Day, the Transition and the Result
  • Women Awaken, The Evolution of Women in Spanish Literature
  • Muslim Spain, History and Daily Life

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Open enrollment, anybody can participate. The Spanish program at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid is open to teens, students, and adults. You do not have to be a college student to enroll in this Spanish program. You do not have to participate in a US university study abroad program to enroll in this Spanish program. Minimum age 18.

ABOUT

The Complutense Center for the Teaching of Spanish (CCEE) at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid offers Spanish Language and Culture Courses for foreigners. All levels of Spanish are offered, from beginner Spanish to advanced Spannish. Participants in the Spanish courses practice speaking, reading, writing and listening skills. The center also offers Spanish History, Spanish Art, and Spanish Literature courses. Participants in the Spanish programs at the Complutense University of Madrid enjoy the same services and facilities as any other student at the university, including access to the university dinning halls, university library, language labs, sports facilities and pool.

SERVICES OFFERED

Activities: Museum visits, guided tours, visits to sites of historical and cultural interest

Housing: University residence halls. The Universidad Complutense de Madrid lists Housing Anywhere on their website for those students that wish to find their own housing.

HOW TO ENROLL

Online registration, open to teens, students, and adults. Visit the Universidad Complutense webpage to begin the enrollment process.

LINKS

Universidad Complutense Center for the Teaching of Spanish (CCEE)

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