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Experience life in Madrid as a Saint Louis University student!

Beyond your classes, there's so much to do. Whether it be competing in a soccer league, debating current events or bringing Shakespeare to life on stage, you have hundreds of activities to pursue on and off campus:

  • Play league soccer or volleyball or compete in tennis.
  • Hike along ancient Roman roads in the nearby Guadarrama mountains.
  • Learn to play the Spanish guitar or sing your heart out with our concert choir.
  • Serve the city with our community outreach programs like Community ESL or Bocatalk.
  • Discover your voice and publish your work in our creative writing magazine, Raices y Ramas.
  • Be a campus leader through our Student Government Association or our Campus Ambassador Leadership program.
  • Get to know the Prado museum, one room at a time.
  • Join one of our current clubs or a create a new one.

These are just a few of the ways you can get to know Madrid and meet new people!

News
  • Gustavo Saluste, Ph.D., takes his General Chemistry I lab outdoors for a lab session.

    Members of the SLU-Madrid community tell you a little more about how they experienced the onset of the pandemic and what their lives look like today.

  • Gilberto Lantigua ’18, whose studies took him from a German elementary school in the Canary Islands, to New York, Madrid and California, leverages the lessons learned throughout his international education to launch his career in finance.

    Gilberto Lantigua '18, whose studies took him from a German elementary school in the Canary Islands, to New York, Madrid and California, leverages the lessons learned throughout his international education to launch his career in finance.

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Do You Like to Travel?

Whether on your own or with SLU-Madrid, you will be able to experience Spain, the rest of Europe, and beyond with Spain as your home base.

  • Many academic courses incorporate study trips to destinations in Spain and Europe to enhance your understanding of concepts explored in the classroom.
  • The Office of Student Life sponsors day and weekend excursions and can provide you with insider tips if you’d prefer to travel on your own.
  • Madrid’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, connected to the city by metro, makes it easy to take direct flights to cities all over Europe and beyond: Rome, Paris, London, Athens, Marrakech and more.