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|Restrictions:||WUSTL applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||WU Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Fall||2012||02/01/2012 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2013||02/01/2013 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring||2014||05/01/2013 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling WU admission application process. Applicants will be notified that their application to study abroad has been approved by Washington University. If the program is administered by a partner institution, the application and endorsement are then forwarded to the program sponsor for review and approval. In most cases, students will need both WU approval and an acceptance offer from the program sponsor in order to participate in the program.
Indicates that deadline has passed
|Approved Department(s):||Business||Language of Instruction:||Spanish|
|Foreign Language Requirement?:||Yes||Housing Options:||Homestays, Off-campus apartments|
|Open to Non-WU Students?:||No||Program Type:||WU operated|
|Foreign Language Prerequisite:||Spanish 307 or equivalent fluency required||Program Adviser:||Tammy Orahood|
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is one of the newer institutions of higher education in Spain and is comparable in size to Washington University. You'll choose courses under the guidance of your Olin Advisor.
Students will typically enroll in at least four courses of study, with at least half of the courses being taken in the Business School. This allows you to continue your studies with disruption. Prior to starting classes at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Olin students participate in a three week intensive language preparation experience in Seville . You will earn a total of 15 credits.
Fall or Spring Semester
Tentative Fall Dates:
End of August - End of December
Tentative Spring Dates:
Beginning of January - End of May or June (End date depends on which courses you choose)
All students participating in Olin semester programs are required to enroll and participate in pre-departure and post-departure coursework. INTL 300A Planning for International Learning is a 1.5 credit mini-B course designed to prepare students for their experience overseas the semester before they actually travel. INTL 300B Applying International Experiences is a required mini-A post-departure class that will discuss what students learned while abroad and help students articulate those lessons for employers, graduate schools, etc.
An orientation program is also scheduled during the first week of the program.
Spanish 307D required and 308D recommended if you plan to take literature courses at Carlos III for a major or minor.
3.0 cumulative GPA
3.0 professional GPA
Students must have completed 4 semesters of college level coursework.
Non-BSBA students are considered on a case by case basis.
No additional health insurance is required.
INTERNATIONAL PARTNER: ACCENT
We partner with ACCENT to provide housing and social programming for our students. ACCENT is an international education organization that works with over 50 American colleges and universities to provide high quality study abroad programs. ACCENT students come from all over the U.S. and represent a wide range of ages, education levels and academic interests. In addition, the Director of the ACCENT office in Madrid serves as the liaison for Olin students at Carlos III. Additional information about ACCENT services can be found at their website: http://accentintl.com/cities/madrid
HOUSING AND MEALS
Housing is typically off campus with a family in Madrid (homestay) or in single occupancy rooms in a shared apartment arrangement. Housing accommodations are arranged by ACCENT. You will complete a life style questionnaire which will help ACCENT complete your housing assignment. http://accentintl.com/cities/madrid/madrid-housing/
Students are assessed the current WU tuition rate, the current WU Health Fee and charges for their housing. These fees are paid directly to Washington University. If you are a financial aid recipient, then your financial aid will apply towards these charges.
ESTIMATED LIVING/PERSONAL EXPENSES FOR SIX MONTHS*
If you don't have your passport, you should start this process once you submit your application.
It is required by the Spanish Immigration Department that overseas students must obtain a proper Student Visa to study in Madrid. The process of securing will be outlined in the student's admission letter.