Through Middlebury College, Whitman students may enroll at their School in Spain located in the thriving metropolis of Madrid. The school, exclusively for U.S. study abroad students, accommodates about 40 students each semester and offers a rigorous academic program taught in Spanish by Spanish scholars. Courses are available in Spanish language, literature, theater, art history, religion, and politics.

Fields of study:

Spanish language, literature, theater, art history, religion, politics, and culture


3.0 GPA in college Spanish courses

Language Prerequisite:

At least five semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent

Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring, Academic Year


September-December; January-May


16 credits per semester - Required Courses:
Spanish Language (2 credits)
Spanish Seminar (2 credits)
Three Electives (4 credits each)

Credit Conversion:

1 Middlebury course = 4 Whitman credits


In private homes with Spanish families or in apartments with Spanish or international students. Middlebury requires that students not live with English speakers.


Students living in Spanish homes may take some or all of their meals with the families. Students living in apartments cook for themselves or eat out.


Internships are available in various fields but need to be arranged through Middlebury prior to going to Spain.

Program Link:

Middlebury Madrid Sede Prim