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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Madrid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing: Hotel Eligible Year: Undergraduate
Program Type: Faculty-Led
Program Description:
Travel Dates: March 8 - 17, 2019 (spring break) 
Number of students on program:  10 students

Spend spring break in Spain studying social movements with Professor Simón Alegre, who brings a lifetime of local knowledge and professional connections to this program. Presented in Spanish, this 3-credit course kicks off stateside with lectures and readings about Spanish social movements in the 20th century, including revolutions during the Spanish Civil War, campaigns for women’s suffrage and the battle for LGBTQ rights. Then, during spring break, students travel as a class to Madrid and Barcelona to experience the culture that inspired these campaigns. Lectures from local professors, a visit to the Museo del Prado and a day trip to Segovia are all on the itinerary!

This course, Special Topics:  Social Movements in Spain (0172-390) will meet weekly on Fridays prior to departure. Students from Adelphi must have completed Spanish 231 and 252 or their equivalent to participate in the program. Students need to demonstrate that they have the ability to understand and communicate in Spanish. 

Spain 2019 Draft Itinerary
2019 Spain Syllabus

Faculty Directors
Ana I. Simón Alegre, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Languages, Literatures and Cultures,
Sara E. Aponte-Olivieri, Ph.D., Lecturer, Languages Literatures and Cultures,

Course Registration
  • During open planning, students should register online for the following 3-credit intersession course, Special Topics:  Social Movements in Spain (0172-390).  All registrations will need CIE Office approval.
  • All participants will receive undergraduate credit.  
  • Graduate students may participate; however, they will receive undergraduate credit that will not count toward their graduate degree.

  • The course is considered part of the 2019 spring semester and traditional undergraduate students only pay additional tuition fees if they are part-time (11 credits or fewer) or exceed 17 credits.  
  • Part time students, graduate students, or students enrolled in specialty programs (e.g. Accelerated B.S. in Nursing, Accelerated M.B.A.) will be charged the Sagrada Familiastandard per credit undergraduate tuition rate.
  • All participants will be charged a $150 study abroad fee.
  • All tuition charges and fees will be assessed to the student's online tuition account for the relevant semester.

Program Fees
The estimated cost of this program is: $3,800 (includes airfare).

Program fee includes:
  • Round trip international airfare from NY to Madrid and returning from Barcelona
  • 8 night double occupancy accommodations 
  • Daily breakfast
  • 4 group dinners and 3 group lunches 
  • Train ticket from Madrid to Barcelona 
  • Entrance fees for site visits
  • CISI international health insurance 
Program fee does not include:
  • Personal expenses
  • Transport to/from US airport
  • Passport and visa fees (US citizens do not need a visa)
  • Luggage fees
  • Adelphi tuition and study abroad fee (charged to tuition account; see above)

Application Procedures and Deadlines
Apply directly online by clicking "Apply Now" above.  You will then need to make a deposit to reserve your spot.   Program acceptance is done on a first-come, first-serve basis, based on the order in which the deposits are received. Your application will be considered incomplete without the program deposit.  Cash, checks or money orders (payable to Adelphi University) are acceptable forms of payment.  The Center for International Education is located in Nexus 145 on the Garden City campus.  Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  

Mailing Instructions: (checks & money orders only)
Madrid at night
Center for International Education
Adelphi University, Nexus 145
One South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

The payment timeline is as follows.  Please note that a $50 non-refundable late fee will be assessed for each payment deadline missed.

before November 19: $500 (non-refundable)
December 10: $1800
January 23:  $1500

Refund & Cancellation policy
The program deposit is non-refundable unless the program is cancelled. An attempt to recover funds from our tour providers will be made, but no refund is guaranteed.

Travel Documentation
Students are responsible for their own travel documents, including obtaining a passport and researching entry regulations.
  • All students need a valid passport with an expiration date at least six months after your return.
  • U.S. passport holders do not need a visa to enter Spain for this short-term program.  If you are a citizen of another country, please work with appropriate consulate general for study abroad destination in order to identify and obtain appropriate entry documents.  Email the Center for International Education ( if you need assistance.
  • For students maintaining F-1 international student status, interested in participating in a study abroad program, the following must be completed:
    • Contact the Office of International Student Services in order to review your I-20, passport and F-1 visa for review and guidance for participation.
    • Request a travel endorsement signature valid for re-entry into the United States. 
    • Maintain valid F-1 status
Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • All students participating in Adelphi faculty-led programs may be eligible to have their financial aid package re-evaluated based on the additional program fees listed above.  Keep in mind that most re-evaluations result only in an increase in loan eligibility and funds may not be available until after the start date of the program.  Students who anticipate using loans must be registered for a minimum of 6 credits. Students are responsible for meeting all payment deadlines above, regardless of their financial aid status.  If you would like to discuss your financial aid package, you should visit the Student Financial Services office in the lower level of Levermore Hall.
  • Please note that recipients of the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) must register for at least 12 credits in the spring semester in addition to this course in order to maintain their eligibility.  January intersession courses do not count toward that 12-credit requirement.    
  • Adelphi University offers several study abroad tuition scholarships for undergraduate students.  Find more information here.
Health and Safety
  • Find updated Travel Advisories & Alerts posted by the Department of State here.
  • For updated health information pertaining to your study abroad destination, visit the CDC here.

This program is currently not accepting applications.