Boston University- Madrid, Internship Program

Subjects: Spanish language and culture; various liberal arts course offerings. Internships are offered in a variety of areas, including but not limited to: business and economics, advertising and public relations, the arts, film and television, health and human services, hospitality administration, politics, journalism, and international organizations.

Prerequisites: 3.0 GPA; equivalence of four semesters of college-level Spanish coursework with 3.0 GPA; junior-level standing; demonstrated maturity.

Length: Semester or Academic Year.

Credit: 4 Albion units (16 semester hours credit); 3 academic units + 1 unit internship (1 Albion unit = 4 semester hours).

Faculty: Local Spanish faculty.

Housing: Student are housed with families.

Costs not covered by Albion: Transportation to/from Madrid; textbooks ($45-$60); food; miscellaneous personal and vacation expenses.

Students are encouraged to apply early, especially for the spring semester.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kalen Oswald, (517) 629-0336,

Comments: Madrid is the capital of Spain, located in the heart of the peninsula and right in the center of the Castilian plain 646 meters above sea level, has a population of over three million. A cosmopolitan city, a business center, headquarters for the Public Administration, Government, Spanish Parliament and the home of the Spanish Royal Family. This institute in Madrid was recently declared a national monument of historical interest and is located at the heart of Madrid.

Program Coordinator
Boston University
International Studies
232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: (617) 353-9888
Fax: (617) 353-5402