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Visit SLU-Madrid

Visit us virtually from the comfort of your home.

While you may not be able to come to Madrid right now, we want you to discover campus life, academics and the benefits of earning an accredited, American degree abroad. Don your SLU swag and enjoy!

Discover the American University in Spain 

Why choose SLU-Madrid? Dr. Paul Vita, Madrid Campus Director and Academic Dean, joins faculty and students to talk about what makes SLU-Madrid special. 

SLU-Madrid Fast Facts

Visit Campus without leaving your couch: our virtual tour 

Join Alec and Cyrine as they take you around SLU-Madrid's campus, introducing you to not just our tight-knit community but to the buildings, academic spaces and leisure areas students use daily. Since this isn't your average tour, you won't have to worry about getting separated from your guide! 

Where will I live? Housing at SLU-Madrid 

If home is where the heart is, we want you to love where you live in Madrid.  

Housing for first-year students 

First-year students take advantage of our extraordinary student residence hall experience with their peers. Tour one of these residence halls, Residencia El Faro, with senior Laura Moyneur below: 

First-year student housing

Host family housing for transfer, visiting and upperclass students 

Transfer, visiting and upperclass students can choose the option that best suits their needs, such as a host family or a shared apartment. We take you straight to the cocina (kitchen) at Ana and Juan Antón's home in central Madrid to learn about this immersive experience.

Transfer and visiting housing

Study abroad at SLU-Madrid 

We offer a study abroad program like no other, including special courses for health sciences and engineering students, immersive academic experiences and the opportunity to become part of our international community of 50+ nationalities.

Apply to study abroad at SLU-Madrid

If you're ready to Make Madrid Your Campus, let's get to know one another better.

Apply for admission for Fall 2020 or Spring 2021. We aim to provide a quality Jesuit education in an international environment that nurtures the mind, body and spirit of our students. SLU can claim a series of firsts – from the first institution of higher education west of the Mississippi River in the United States to the first American university program recognized in a foreign country – and we want to put your global learning first, too.

Admission process, requirements and deadlines

Spring 2019 commencement (short version)

SLU-Madrid offers 15 undergraduate degree programs that can be completed entirely in Madrid, or more than 50 additional programs that can be started in Madrid and finished on our St. Louis (Missouri, U.S.) Campus.

Degrees and programs

Virtual Open Campus

SLU-Madrid opens its doors virtually to prospective students and their families throughout the year. Meet our staff, professors and students, learn more about the campus and see how the U.S. educational system works.

Stay tuned for future Open Campus dates.

During these events, we will provide you with: 

  • an overview of SLU-Madrid 
  • ideas to help you find the university degree that best suits you 
  • the pros and cons of the U.S. university system 
  • the chance to ask us any questions you may have 
  • an insight into who we are and what we offer 

Will you be in Madrid later this year? 

Madrid is a vibrant, safe city that makes a great tourism destination – and an even greater place to study. We offer students, families and educational professionals the chance to experience the SLU-Madrid campus during various days each year, as well as individual visits year-round.

While Madrid Campus is open to students by appointment, let's meet over Zoom! We can walk you through all of your questions.

If you would like to schedule an individual appointment, please contact Emir Parrotta at

Campus Visits and Fly-Ins for Educators 

If you are a high school, college or career counselor or independent education consultant looking to help your students learn about American degree programs in Europe, we'd love to host you at SLU-Madrid's campus, located just 20 minutes from bustling Gran Vía. Drawing 850 students of 50 nationalities, we offer students a globally minded, tight-knit community where they can study 15 full degree programs or begin one of nearly 70 programs with combined study on our US Campus. 

Saint Louis University-Madrid Campus offers various fly-in dates throughout the year. Our immersive programs will introduce you not only to SLU-Madrid but to Spain's cosmopolitan capital city.  

Please fill out the following form to express interest in our fly-in programs.

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If you cannot join us for a fly-in, contact the Office of Admissions to schedule a visit.