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Summer – June 27 to July 31, 2015

Information Session: Thursday, February 26, 5:00pm, Bliss Hall 234

TCNJ SPA Courses: SPA 102/103, SPA 203, SPA 216, SPA 302, SPA 303

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Program Director: Dr. Teresa San Pedro, Professor of Spanish

Program Co-Director: Dr. Agustín Otero, Associate Professor of Spanish


In order to qualify for admission to the program, students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5. All students in the program must register for at least one course and may choose from the following courses:

  • SPA 102/103 – Beginning Spanish II and III (NB: SPA 103 completes language requirement)
  • SPA 203 Intermediate Oral Proficiency (1 unit)
  • SPA 216 Current Events (1 unit)
  • SPA 302 Advanced Spanish Oral Proficiency (1 unit)
  • SPA 303 Culture and Society of Spain (1 unit)
  • ***Note: you need to have taken three (3) courses at the 200 level to meet the prerequisites for SPA303.

The program also includes numerous cultural events at no additional cost to participants.

Study in Madrid, one of the world’s most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities. Travel through Spanish art, architecture and history in guided tours to historic sites. Visit some of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the world – Toledo, Segovia and Avila – designed as World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO. Live in the international dormitory, Casa do Brasil, located on the Universidad Complutense campus. Experience the real Spanish life-style by meeting native students eager to converse and socialize with Americans.


Wednesday Field Trips to Museums & Historical monuments in:

  • El Prado
  • El Palacio de Oriente
  • El Museo de la Reina Sofía
  • Las Cortes

Program Cost in Summer 2015:

  • $3,914.16

Program Cost Includes:

  • Application Fee
  • Program Deposit Fee
  • Tuition for one TCNJ unit (students taking SPA 102 and SPA 103 would need to pay for an additional unit)
  • Visits to museums and historic monuments in Madrid
  • Field trips to selected sites in the Madrid metro area
  • Accommodations in a double room (single supplement = $500)
  • Three meals per day (except Sundays)
  • International Student Insurance

Program Cost Does Not Include:

  • Airfare (arranged separately)
  • Airport taxes
  • VISA charges (if necessary)
  • Transportation to/from US airport
  • Books
  • Personal Items
  • Other personal expenses (meals on excursions, personal travel, etc.)

Payment Schedule (Cash or Check Payable to TCNJ – pending Treasurer’s approval): 

All payments should be brought to the Student Accounts office, Green Hall 119.

Plan A:

  • $150 application fee (submitted with application)
  • $500 confirmation fee (submitted upon acceptance)
  • $1,600.00 (balance of travel costs) due on March 19, 2015
  • $1,664.16 (course tuition/fees) due on May 15, 2015

Plan B:

  • $150 application fee (submitted with application)
  • $500 confirmation fee (submitted upon acceptance)
  • Create a Sallie Mae payment plan (arranged by the student in the Student Accounts office) for the balance of travel costs + tuition/fees =
    • $1,088.05 due in March
    • $1,088.05 due in April
    • $1,088.05 due in May
    • Payment in full by May 15, 2015

Refund, Cancellation, and Withdrawal Policy – Please review our policy statement should a student not be able to participate in the program.

Questions? Contact the Center for Global Engagement at