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Students in apartment in Madrid

 Students go for a stroll in the beautiful Parque del Retiro

24 hours in Madrid 

Madrid has something to offer both day and night. Whether you are in class or just exploring on your own, you'll not run out of sites to see. At NYU Madrid, you'll enjoy a full range of scheduled cultural activities and excursion designed for you to experience Spanish culture. Faculty-led trips may take you to the Madrid Mosque, the Stock Exchange, The Royal palace,  the Sorolla Museum and much more...

Outside of class time, you may want to visit the beautiful manicured gardens of the Plaza Oriente, then take a walk on the Gran Via, a busy boulevard lined with shops and eateries. If you yearn for some culture, enjoy the works of Salvador Dali and Pablo Miro at the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. 


NYU Sponsored Excursions 

Each semester, the NYU Madrid staff plans several day trips and weekend excursions outside of Madrid, all of which are included in your tuition. Your understanding of Spain is broadened by journeys to other regions. Examples include, three-days trips take students to Andalucía (Córdoba and Granada), Old Castile (Burgos and León and Extremadura (Roman ruins of Mérida, Cáceres, and Trujillo); two-day trips to Salamanca and Cáceres. The most common day-trips may include outings to Segovia, Toledo, El Escorial, and El Corral Renaissance theater in Almagro, where students in the theater class put on a play at the end of the term.


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Upcoming Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Priority: February 15

Regular: March 15

Applications received after March 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Admission will be granted only when space is available and time allows for required travel documents to be attained.   

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