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Universidad de Alcalá de Henares

University Courses

JIYOUNG SIM- Through Tufts-Skidmore Spain there are four different ways that you can earn credits. You can take program classes at the program center, take classes at University Autonoma of Madrid or University of Alcala de Henares, do an internship for credit, or take an extracurricular class for credit. You can choose not to take […]

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A Spanish Education

ZOË SULLIVAN-BLUM- There are things about the US that I never thought I would miss. I believe that we pay far too much and are in debt for far too long for our education. Yes, I know that we have excellent universities, but, being the stubborn liberal that I am, I was excited to experience […]

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My Internship at Patrivalor

JIYOUNG SIM- One of the aspects I think is great about the Tufts-Skidmore Spain program is its internship program. You can find an internship that fits your major and interests here to have more experience outside of school. You can visit the Tufts-Skidmore Spain website to check out what internship options you may have here. […]


Being a Student in Spain

JOANNA DIMAS- To be honest, during the first weeks of my time in Madrid, I forget what school was for a moment. I felt as though I was on a vacation, simply trying to integrate myself into the Madrileño culture. However, when classes started, I struggled (a lot) getting back into the flow of my […]


Living like a Local

EMILY FRITZSON- I love this study abroad program for many reasons, but hands down, without a doubt, no competition, my host family takes the top spot. I’ll be the first to admit that I was a little reluctant about the idea of living with a host family way back when I was just beginning to […]


Coming Home

ZOË SULLIVAN-BLUM- As you may or may not remember, last week’s blog post was all about homesickness and loneliness. I was really stuck in a rut, feeling lost even as I traveled the familiar streets of La Latina. However, in the playful and ironic manner in which life operates, this week has been almost the […]

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Crossing from Spain to Morocco

LIZA LEONARD- Tarifa at dusk was blue and chilly. The small port town in the province of Cadiz is the southern-most point in Continental Europe and looks out over the straight of Gibraltar. As we rumbled into the coastal town, there was already a feeling of otherworldliness. The painted-white houses, facing Morocco, the wind and […]