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El Retiro, courtesy of Liz DeBell

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Program terms: Fall, Full Academic Year, Spring
Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
Type of Program: Study Center
Costs: Budget Sheets
Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Key Dates:
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Students directly enroll in classes at the Saint Louis University European Campus (SLU-Madrid) located in Madrid, Spain. The campus is in a quiet residential neighborhood, (near el Guzman el Bueno Metro stop) 20 minutes from the city center. It is a small campus with a cafeteria, student lounge, STEM labs, dance and art studios, as well as a bookstore and a library. Most classes are taught in English, however there are Spanish language and Spanish content courses available. SLU-Madrid offers over 200 courses each semester which fulfill degree requirements for nearly 100 undergraduate majors. There are approximately 750 students enrolled at the university, of which half are from the United States and a quarter from Spain. The housing offered by SLU-Madrid is a homestay with breakfast and dinner included. Students are encouraged to meet locals by participating in student clubs, joining sports teams, and volunteering within the community.
To review coursework for this program on YES, select ‘SLU-Madrid’ in the drop-down ‘Institution’ menu. Do not select anything under the 'Country' drop-down. Please note that not all available courses are listed on YES. Some courses may not yet have been evaluated by Vanderbilt faculty. Learn more about course equivalency evaluations here.

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Housing: Apartment (shared), Dormitory, Homestay
Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Language prerequisite: No
Additional prerequisites: N/A
Costs: Budget Sheets
Student contacts: Peer alumni

Photo: El Retiro, courtesy of Liz DeBell


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