Madrid, Spain

Program Overview

UNK has partnered with Villanueva University, located in the heart of Madrid, to offer an opportunity for all students to study abroad in Spain. Students are able to either take courses in English or Spanish. Students will earn 12 credits hours while abroad and be fully immersed into the Spanish lifestyle. 



  • Villanueva University - Madrid, Spain
  • Students have the option to live in university dorms or a shared apartment.


  • Application Deadline - mid-February
  • Fall Semester: September - December


  • Varies
    • Includes
      • Madrid de los Austrias
      • Madrid de los Borbones
      • Mueso del Prado
      • Mueso Reina Sofia
      • Plaza de toros de las Ventas
      • Espectaculo flamenco
      • Santiago Bernabeu
      • A day trip to Toledo, Spain
  • Financial Aid
    • Summer study abroad scholarships are available for this program. Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Financial Aid at (308) 865-8520 or with further questions.


Students will earn 12 credit hours while in Madrid.

  • Roots of Spanish Culture
  • Spanish for Foreigners
  • Discovering Madrid
  • 1 Business Course of Your Choice
  • 1 International Relations Course 

Credit Transfer:

Transcripts will be sent directly to UNK for credit transfer as elective credit hours if a grade of C or higher is received.  These credits will apply toward the total needed for graduation.



  • February 15, 2019


  • Security Deposit of $400,
  • Application Fee of $250,
  • Application Contents as displayed in the 'Lopers-Abroad Portal'.

Security Deposit and Application Fee are non-refundable unless the program is canceled.


  • This program is open to all UNK students with a 2.5 GPA or higher.

UNK Student Blogs for Madrid

Whitney Colling & Jasmine Jallen