Madrid 2015

Information for 2015

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the USC College announces its seven-week program in Madrid for 2015. Improve your knowledge of Spanish language and culture and earn eight units of credit while living in one of Europe’s most exciting cities. Students take two courses, live with a Spanish family, attend lectures at Madrid’s museums, take a fve-day tour of Barcelona, and make daytrips to the monastery of El Escorial and the historical cities of Segovia and Toledo. Estimated costs: USC tuition (8 units), plus airfare and room and board.

Possible courses:

Spanish 260 - Advanced Spanish: Arts and Sciences
Spanish 261 - Advanced Spanish: Society and the Media
Spanish 311 - Advanced Spanish through Contemporary Issues.
Spanish 341 - Advanced Conversation and Culture
Spanish 465 - Cultural Perspectives of the Iberian Peninsula
Spanish 490 - Directed Research

USC reserves the right to cancel any program in the case of an emergency beyond its control, or to cancel programs or substitute classes due to low enrollment or unavailability of faculty. Students will need to submit a $500.00 non-refundable deposit check together with the application materials. Should the program be cancelled, deposits will be refunded to students.  Students must register for eight units of credit. If the program is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, the decision to do so will be made by April 2012.  Program is tentative pending approval.

Department of Spanish and Portuguese

For information on the 2015 Madrid program as soon as it becomes available, please sign up with Amelia Acosta at

  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Taper Hall of Humanities 156
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0358