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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!

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.