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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

Cost of the program

SEMESTER PROGRAM (Fall or Spring)€ 7,960
SUMMER PROGRAM: four-week (June / July)€ 3,020
SUMMER PROGRAM: eight-week (June and July)€ 5,134
JANUARY PROGRAM: three weeks (January)€ 2,000

Cost includes

  • Tuition (4 courses per semester, 2 per month in summer and 1 course during the January program)
  • Universidad de Alcalá credits
  • Homestays in families in Alcalá (three meals a day) or university dorms (meal plan)*
  • Orientation Sessions
  • University services
  • Health Insurance
  • Student card
  • Cultural trips
  • Airport pickup (on scheduled dates).

*The cost of the program may vary for students who wish to stay in dorms. For more information please contact Rosa María García-Barroso

Additional course: € 500 per course.

Internship fee for the “Spanish for Healthcare Professionals” course: € 150.

Special dietary needs: € 2 extra per day.


  • Payments must be made by bank transfer or credit card before the start of the program.



Important: Discounts may not be combined

  • Students who register in our Fall program before April 30 will receive a discount of 500€.
  • Students who register in our Spring program before October 30 will receive a discount of 500€.
  • Students who register in our eight week summer program and stay at the dorms will receive a 10% discount.
  • Students attending institutions affiliated to HACU will receive a 5% discount in any semester program.
  • Students attending institutions affiliated to HACU and stay in dorms will receive a 5% discount in the four week July program.
  • Any returning student will receive a 5% discount in any semester program.
  • Any returning student who stays in dorms will receive a 5% discount in the four week July program.
  • This award will also apply to Franklin alumni´s friends and family.
  • If you come to study at Instituto Franklin-UAH, and you want to bring a friend along, we can make it more affordable for both of you by offering you a 15% discount in any semester

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