American University

AU Center in Madrid is the home base for all of AU´s study abroad programs in Madrid. This robust center offers a variety of different programs to visiting students. Its staff coordinates fall, spring and summer programs. The center is also host AU student groups throughout the year on short term programs.American University Madrid started in 1996. Currently we offer different programs in fall, spring and summer.

Fall, spring and summer include mandatory trips to Spain and Europe included in the fee in order to study and experience in situ the subjects covered in class. In addition, we offer internships in all terms.

FALL: There are two programs: Mediterranean Program (where they study subjects such as History, Mediterranean Culture, Mediterranean Politics, Mediterranean Cinema, as well as Communication subjects and Marketing & Business in Soccer); and Public Health Program: Spain and Europe (Comparative Health System in Spain and Europe, Immigrant Experience, Women in contemporary Spain, Spanish for Public Health). In addition, we offer 4 different levels of Spanish. Both programs are taught in English with some classes in Spanish.

SPRING: There are two programs: Iberian Experience Program & Spanish Immersion Program. Iberian Experience Program is taught entirely in Spanish. During this program students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Spain and Europe through subjects as diverse as Spanish History and Culture, Literature and Cinema, Art History, European Union, Public Speaking, Journalism Abroad or Immigrant Experience. Spanish Immersion Program is taught exclusively in English. This program is complemented by 10 hours of Spanish classes per week

SUMMER: We offer different short intensive programs, ranging from 3 weeks to 5 weeks. Theses programs are: Spanish Immersion, Art History and SIS Global Scholars.

AU Madrid Center 
c/ Serrano 208
28002 Madrid 

Director: Francisco Gómez Santiago