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Study Abroad in Spain

Mode of study On campus:
From Monday to Thrusday
Duration and credits Semester Program - 12 US credits
Summer Program - 6 to 12 US credits
Dates September-December
Intensive: June
Intensive: July
Location Alcalá de Henares, Madrid
Language of instruction Spanish and/or English

Academic Calendar


  • Wednesday 10th: Arrival date.
  • Thursday 11th and Friday 12th: Orientation Sessions.
  • Monday 15th: Classes begin.
  • Monday, January 29th: Saint Tomas de Aquino’s Day (Local holiday. The Building will be closed).
  • Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th: Mid-term exams.
  • From Monday, March 26th to Tuesday, April 2nd (both inclusive): Easter Holiday.
  • Thursday 19th: Closing Ceremony.
  • Tuesday 24th: Last day of classes.
  • Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th: Final exams.
  • Friday 27th: Departure date.


  • Monday, May 28th: Arrival date.
  • Tuesday, May 29th: Orientation Sessions.
  • Wednesday, May 30th: Classes begin.
  • Thursday, June 14th: Mid-term exams.
  • Monday, June 25th: Last day of class.
  • Tuesday, June 26th: Final exams.
  • Wednesday, June 27th: Departure date.
  • Thursday, June 28th: Arrival date.
  • Friday, June 29th: Orientation Sessions.
  • Monday, July 2rd: Classes begin.
  • Monday, July 16th: Mid-term exams.
  • Wednesday, July 25th: Last day of classes.
  • Thursday, July 26th: Final exams.
  • Friday, July 27th: Departure date.


Wednesday, September 5th: Date of arrival.

Thursday, September 6th and Friday 7th: Orientation Sessions.

Monday, September 10th: Classes begin.

Tuesday, October 9th: Cervantes’ Day. (Local holiday. The building will be closed).

Friday, October 12th:Columbus’ Day. (National holiday. The building will be closed).

Monday, October 22nd and Tuesday, October 23rd:Mid-term exams.


Thursday, November 1st: All Saints’ Day. (National holiday. The building will be closed).

Thursday, December 6th: Constitution Day. (National holiday. The building will be closed).

Thursday, December 13th: Closing Ceremony.

Wednesday, December 19th and Thursday 20th: Final exams.

Friday, December 21st: Date of departure. (Pick-up to the airport).

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