2019 Study Abroad Program: Alcalá de Henares, Spain

SHS students, check out the study abroad program in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, next summer. This is a great opportunity to improve your Spanish and learn about Hispanic culture while you experience a charming college atmosphere in Cervantes’ hometown. Alcalá de Henares is just 30 minutes away from Madrid! For more information about the program, please contact Dr. Komla Aggor at k.aggor@tcu.edu.

May 13 – June 12, 2019

Immerse yourself in Spanish culture and sharpen your oral skills in Alcalá de Henares, 30 minutes away from Madrid!

SPAN 30013 (Language)

Satisfies SPAN 31103 requirement or 30000-level elective for Span majors/minors


SPAN 30023 (Culture, Core CA)

Satisfies “Culture” requirement or 30000-level elective for Span majors/minors Prerequisite: SPAN 20203 (Intermediate Spanish 2)

This program puts you within easy reach of the abundant cultural and educational resources of Madrid while enjoying the calm, college atmosphere of Cervantes’ hometown, Alcalá de Henares, situated just 30 minutes away from the Spanish capital. You will have the rare opportunity to study in one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious Spanish institutions of higher education (Universidad de Alcalá de Henares), declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998. You will gain strong exposure to local use of vocabulary and typical expressions, and many opportunities will be provided to immerse you in Spanish culture. You will get to know important historical citiesToledo, El Escorial, Segoviaall within 90 mins, and with a 20-euro pass, you will be able to travel to Madrid by rail and bus during your entire one- month stay.

Info Session 1 – Wed, Sept 19, 2018, 7:00 pm, SCHAR 2010

Info Session 2 – Wed, Oct 24, 2018, 7:00 pm

Info Session 3 – Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 7:00 pm

Pre-departure – Wed, May 1, 2019, 8:30 pm


Program Leader: Dr. Komla Aggor [k.aggor@tcu.edu / 257-6977, SCHA 3106]

Center for International Studies [studyabroad@tcu.edu / 257-7473, Reed 214]