the adventure begins...

SPAIN... fall in love

Study Abroad with Tufts-Skidmore Spain

Full-year and semester options available! Live in vibrant Madrid or in the intimate setting of Alcalá de Henares.

What makes us different

what we offer


Your mentor will be a university student, your age, who will be there for you throughout your time in Spain. Your mentor will organize activities, travel with you, and support you as you navigate your new surroundings.  Our peer mentor program is rated by our students as one of the best things about Tufts-Skidmore Spain and 100% effective in helping them to make local friends and to understand and integrate into Spanish life.

Intercultural Mentoring

We will offer you ongoing intercultural mentoring and training throughout your semester/year, designed to enhance your ability to act competently and ethically in response to cultural difference. Our program operates on the belief that in addition to acquiring culture-specific knowledge about Spain and its peoples, you should also develop general intercultural/global citizen skills and attitudes that can eventually be transferred into the professional sphere.

Diverse Academic Choices

Take classes at local universities alongside Spanish peers, enroll in innovative program classes offered at the beautiful Tufts-Skidmore Spain campuses in Madrid and Alcalá de Henares, study at prominent art and dance academies: You choose! No matter how you decide to structure your academic experience, we will encourage you to use the knowledge gained in the classroom to become more informed global citizens and to expand your intercultural horizons.

What Our Students say

“Madrid was an incredible experience. Not only did this program make me fall in love with Madrid by allowing me to become completely immersed in Spanish speaking culture but it also helped me meet so many amazing people and feel well supported throughout my explorations in Spain.”

“Stepping off the plane I felt excitement, nervousness, and fear. Without the help and support of the staff, it would have been impossible for me to get as much out of my abroad experience. Between acclimating us to a foreign culture, offering interesting classes, and fostering a nurturing environment at our program center, the staff helped me optimize my time abroad.”

“The Tufts-Skidmore Spain program was an incredible program, because I was able to truly delve in the the Spanish culture, language, and education. I can honestly say those were some of the best three months of my life. I improved my Spanish in many areas, but I also made some lifelong memories in Spain and I am incredibly thankful for that.”

Latest From The Blog

  • WEB

    IFG: Visita a Lavapiés

    Lavapiés / La Tabacalera Madrid multicultural Lavapies Se abre a partir de las 18:00 todos los dias Martes, 20 Marzo 20:00 (tour y cena con mentores) Lavapiés es ahora el barrio más de moda de Madrid. Como uno de los más antiguos, ha transitado por muchas identidades diferentes, antes de su renacimiento actual como centro […]

    Read More

  • Cartel(1)

    ¿Nos recorremos Europa?

    ¿No tienes planes para este viernes? ¿Ni tiempo suficiente para recorrerte toda Europa? El Parque Europa de Torrejón de Ardoz ofrece un trocito de cada país, con 18 monumentos emblemáticos y una zona de ocio. Si lo deseas, puedes participar en dos de las actividades: un relajante paseo en barca, probar tus habilidades en el […]

    Read More

  • WhatsApp Image 2018-03-05 at 17.10.29

    Esther Mayoko Ortega en Senegal

    Nuestra querida profesora Esther Mayoko Ortega está esta semana en Senegal, participando en Palenques Afrodiaspóricos, jornadas de reflexión sobre asuntos relativos a la cultura hispano-africana que tendrán lugar en San Luis (Universidad Gaston Berger) y Dakar (UCAD, Aula Cervantes) a lo largo de la semana del 12 al 18 de marzo de 2018. En el […]

    Read More