Study Abroad at NYU Madrid - Spring 2020

Do you want to learn in a global setting? 

Gain real skills in public health?

Immerse yourself in a different culture?

Sharpen your Spanish language skills?

Broaden your global professional network?

Volunteer in the community, NGO's and global health organizations? 

Ready to challenge yourself?

Important Dates 

 Last Day for Meetings / Application  September 13
 Notifications  September 20
 Acceptance  September 27
 Confirmation Fee $350 (see below for instructions)  October 4

Learn more about NYU Madrid but visiting their site.

Please submit your passport via email to (copy and paste). No text in the body of the email or subject line. Save as Last Name, Madrid 2020.

The website designed for undergraduates in regards to courses, housing, tuition and fees.  


NYU Madrid - Spring 2020

GPH-GU 2687 Thesis II: Practice and Integrative Learning Experiences (2 cr)

GPH-GU 2930 Epidemiological Methods & Design (3 cr)

GPH-GU 2353 Regression I: Linear Regression & Modeling (3 cr)

GPH-GU 2317 Social Epidemiology (3 cr) - Intensive course taught over 2-weeks

GPH-GU 5180 Readings in the History and Philosophy of Public Health II (0 cr) (online)

GPH-GU 5185 Readings in the History and Philosophy of Public Health III (0 cr) (online)

Students must be registered for 4 in-person courses in order to receive a study visa for Spain.


GPH-GU 9000 Latino Health (1-week intensive) Dr. Ana Abraido-Lanza

GPH-GU 9294 Designing & Managing Public Health Organizations (2-week intensive) Dr. Jose Pagan

Due to Spanish immigration law, online classes for credit are not permitted. 

Spanish Language Courses: Each semester, students are required to take a Spanish language class. An assessment will be given to determine skill level.

If you take a course that is taught in Spanish while at NYU Madrid, you will fill the language requirement. 

Academic Calendar - Spring 2020

  • Sunday, January 26: Student Arrival
  • Sunday, Jan 26 - Wednesday, Jan 29: Arrival for returning full-year students
  • Monday, Jan 27 - Wednesday, Jan 29: Mandatory Orientation
  • Thursday, January 30: NYU Madrid Classes Begin
  • Friday, January 31: Make-up Day. Monday Class Schedule.
  • Saturday, February 1: Day trip to Segovia
  • Friday, February 7: Make-Up Day. Wednesday Class Schedule.
  • Saturday, February 8: Day trip to El Escorial
  • Tuesday, February 11: Last day to drop/add NYU Madrid courses. Last day to drop NYU Madrid courses and not receive a "W". Last day of active waitlists.
  • Friday, Feb 14 - Saturday, Feb 15: Graduate Trip to Sevilla
  • Friday, Feb 21 - Saturday, Feb 22: Academic Trip Option A: Córdoba (Mandatory for Islam & Spain course students.)
  • Friday, March 6 - Saturday, March 7: Academic Trip Option B: Bilbao and La Rioja
  • Monday, March 16 - Thursday, March 19: Midterm Examinations for NYU Madrid classes
  • Friday, March 20 - Saturday, March 21: Academic Trip Option C: Salamanca and Ávila
  • Tuesday, March 31: Last day to withdraw from an NYU Madrid course (with a "W" on transcript). Last day to declare pass/fail grading option.
  • Monday, April 6 - Sunday, April 12: Spring Break. No Classes
  • Monday, April 13: Classes Resume
  • Friday, April 17: Day-trip to Toledo
  • Friday, April 24: Make-Up Day. Tuesday Class Schedule.
  • Friday, May 1: Holiday. Academic Center Closed. No Classes.
  • Thursday, May 7: Last Day of NYU Madrid Classes. Farewell Fiesta.
  • Monday, May 11 - Thursday, May 14: Final Exams for NYU Madrid classes
  • Friday, May 15: Student Departure

How much will it cost?

Tuition and fees for your classes will cost the same as when you study at NYU New York. You will be billed directly through the bursar. 


NYU Accommodations are not available in Madrid for graduate students. Students are required to find their own housing but will be advised which areas of the city are best to reside. 


There is no meal plan at NYU Madrid. Actual costs of meals can fluctuate greatly depending on each student’s budget and personal habits.

Airfare and Visa

Students are required to purchase their own flights to and from Madrid on the designated arrival and departure dates. No exceptions! Students are welcome to arrive early or depart late as long as the visa reflects the corrects dates.

Students are ultimately responsible for obtaining their own visas to study abroad but will be provided guidance from GPH and the Office of Global Services.  

Miscellaneous Costs

Costs include visa application fee, local transportation, laundry, telephone, utilities, and some independent travel. Students are provided GeoBlue Global Health Insurance at no additional cost.

Submitting your confirmation fee

This confirmation should be submitted as a preemptive payment into your student account via eSuite. Note that you will not be billed for the fee and you should not expect to see the charge on your student account. Please submit it separately from other January payments.  

Instructions for submitting a payment to your student account can be found on the website of the Office of the Bursar.  


Email for more information about studying abroad.

Make sure you speak with your Academic Adviser to discuss your course sequencing.