GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP: POLITICS, IDENTITY & MIGRATIONS
Are you concerned about global citizenship and integration? Would you like to learn about the context and issues of diversity, identity, governance and society of Spain in a global context? This program is aimed at students who want to have an immersive experience in Spain and Europe.
FALL / SPRING / SUMMER
What are you going to do?
The goal of this trip is to provide students of International Relations, social services, government, and administration with an international immersion experience in Spain. They will learn about the context and issues on diversity, identity, government, and society of Spain in the global context.
The program focuses on:
They will explore Madrid's stage tradition through visits to halls, theaters, and projects of the capital.
They will enjoy a complete program of theater plays and shows.
Over time, they will learn about the rich historical, literary, artistic, and cultural traditions.
This course is designed for a general audience interested in the context and issues on diversity and society.
DURATION: 2 weeks
MODALITY: Face-to-face in Madrid
Support Material in Spanish & English
IMMERSION PROGRAM: BUSINESS
According to Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), Madrid is the fifth world center of economic influence and the third in Europe. It is the seat of the central government, it brings together an essential representation of national and international companies and institutions, and it is also the site of significant events of all kinds.
Madrid is also a pleasant city full of history. It is the site of some of the most prestigious museums in Europe, such as the Prado, Thyssen, or Reina Sofia. It is also a friendly city with excellent public transport and incredible parks for walking around, great shopping centers, and plenty of entertainment. It has an amazing gastronomic offer and ... it is the headquarters of Real Madrid.
Students will stay in a modern student residence in an excellent location in town. It is a new facility that offers excellent services and great open areas for outdoor sports and a swimming pool.
The rooms (double/single) are fully equipped with a bathroom and a small kitchen, wardrobes, and air conditioning.
The program includes full board (three meals a day) and offers a balanced Mediterranean diet. The cafeteria provides specific menus for people with dietary restrictions or special diets.
What is in this Residence?
High Speed WIFI
24h - Security
heating & AC
Our goal is to provide a direct and practical academic and professional immersion experience.
This is why or programs integrate different types of activities, including masterclasses, conferences, presentations, workshops, or round tables as well as visits to governmental and non-governmental institutions, or participation in relevant events of each sector.
Our professors are active professionals who combine their professional careers with the practice of teaching; this way we can all benefit from their direct experience in the business world.
As part of the program, students will work on a collaborative project led by our teachers/professionals in the area.
As part of your experience in Madrid, students participate in a complete program of cultural activities, museum visits, guided tours of the city, concerts, theater plays, or shows. Maybe you even want to go to a soccer game!
Cultural visits include the Golden Triangle of Art which consists of the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza, or the Reina Sofia home to the famous Picasso´s Guernica.
Exploring famous royal sites, such as the Royal Palace, and the Royal Theater, while walking through the Plaza de Oriente.
Enjoy the walking tours through the ol Habsburg Madrid, Plaza Mayor, or Puerta del Sol.
Have a taste of Spanish gastronomy at the local markets of San Antonio or San Miguel.
We will also enjoy of different visits and one day excursions designed to helped students familiarize themselves with the rich history, art, architecture, and culture of the country.
Toledo, Segovia, La Granja or El Escorial are some of the most popular destinations around Madrid.
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation and personal expenses.