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Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Abby Hall Grubbs
Minimum Class Level: Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 4 course credits/semester Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: None
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: Must have completed Spanish 203 or equivalent Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Art History, Arts & Humanities, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Documentary Studies, Economics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Engineering, Finance, Global Cultural Studies, History, International Comparative Studies, Literature, Markets and Management Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish and Latin American Studies
Duke Administered Program?: Yes
Program Description:

Duke in Madrid Intermediate

The Duke In Madrid program offers a second academic tier intended for students at the intermediate level. Students will expand and further develop their language skills through participation in the core course, which focuses on learning culture through gastronomy. Students will be immersed in the culturally rich environment of the city of Madrid and surrounding areas, where they will engage in activities related to the course.

Academics: The intermediate intensive program combines advanced intermediate (SPAN 204) and advanced level (SPAN 300) Spanish for a total of 2 course credits.  Students will also be able to take additional courses in Spanish art and culture, and courses related to their majors taught in English and Spanish with local students at the Universidad Carlos III in engineering, economics, public policy, art and visual studies, and many others.

Housing: Participants are housed in carefully-selected Spanish homes in Madrid to provide them with a fully immersive experience in Spanish life.
Activities: Program excursions each semester include trips to Barcelona, Andalucía, and Galicia or Northern Spain (from Cantabria to the Basque Country). Students may also visit Segovia, Toledo, El Escorial, Alcala de Henares, and Cordoba. The program excursions offer students opportunities to engage with each region’s culture, art, gastronomy, history, and traditions.