Camino Real Award The Camino Real Award was introduced in 2012, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Institute (1987), to recognize the professional work of Spaniards who prominently and exemplary project and enhance the positive image of Spain in the United States. Read more >
Spanish Migration to the United States, 1880-1940 The main objective of this project is to study the Spanish migration to the United States between 1880 and 1940 from the exploitation of the microdata from the United States censuses carried out between these dates. This data has recently been digitalized and harmonized by the University of Minnesota. Read More >
Francisco Sáez de Adana, nuevo director del Instituto Franklin-UAH En las elecciones celebradas el pasado jueves 25 de abril de 2019, el Consejo Académico del Instituto Franklin-UAH eligió por unanimidad al Dr. Francisco Sáez de Adana Herrero, catedrático del Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación de la Universidad de Alcalá, como nuevo director del Instituto Franklin-UAH. Leer más >

Bilingual education for teachers

Activities

This program offers a diverse and interesting offer of cultural trips that that bring the learning experience beyond the classroom.  These activities facilitate not only the specific acquisition the language, but also provide with a greater direct experience of the culture and history of Spain.

Visit to Toledo. The city of three cultures

Toledo is one of the Spanish cities with the greatest wealth of monuments. It is known as the “city of three cultures” due to the coexistence for centuries of Christians, Arabs and Jews, behind its walls Toledo preserves an artistic and cultural legacy in the form of churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques and synagogues. This great diversity of artistic styles makes the old quarter of the capital of La Mancha a real open-air museum, which has led to its declaration as a World Heritage Site. In this city, there are very clear signs of the presence and coexistence of the three medieval cultures that shaped the society and culture of Spain. Through this visit, students will understand its complexity from the interpretation of the historical legacy left by Jews, Muslims and Christians in the city.

 

Visit to the Museo del Prado

Museo del Prado is one of the most important museums in the world. It contains some of the most impressive collections of art from medieval times to the nineteenth century. Students can see and admire some of the best Spanish and European paintings from artists such as Bosch, Titian, Rubens, Velázquez, Zurbarán, Murillo, Goya, etc.

 

Visit to the Museo Reina Sofia

This museum houses the most international painting by Picasso, El Guernica. Additionally, students can see other paintings related with the most international Spanish painters of the twentieth century among which we can highlight Dalí, Miró, Juan Gris, etc.

All tours include:

  • Transportation to sites
  • Entrance to selected monuments
  • Accompaniment of one or two professors of the Instituto Franklin-UAH
  • Guided visits

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