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Experience life in Madrid as a Saint Louis University student!

Beyond your classes, there’s a lot you can do! Whether it be competing in a soccer league, debating current events or bringing Shakespeare to life on stage, there are many extracurricular activities you can explore as a SLU-Madrid student:

  • There are over 20 sports you can play including basketball, volleyball and tennis.
  • If you prefer the outdoors, you can go hiking, skiing or even kayaking! If you’re a music fan, you can learn to play the Spanish guitar or to dance flamenco.
  • If you're into the arts, SLU-Madrid students can publish their writing, put on art shows and perform in musical concerts.  
  • There are many clubs and organizations to get involved with, including the Student Government Association, the Campus Ambassador Program, Model U.N., the Human Rights Club and more.

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

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  • Join our student-led clubs and organizations to get involved in campus life. Find out more about everything from hiking trips to community services at the Fall 2019 activities fair on Thursday, September 5.

    Join our student-led clubs and organizations to get involved in campus life. Find out more about everything from hiking trips to community services at the Fall 2019 activities fair on Thursday, September 5.

  • Miller attended the Morningstar Investment Conference, held at Madrid's stock exchange, La Bolsa de Madrid, where the top funds in Spain received awards.

    As solutions analyst at Morningstar, Elena Miller '18 uses not only her skills in finance and technology, but also her language and interpersonal skills. An American financial services firm with offices across the world, Morningstar offers Miller a dynamic, international work environment.

  • University of Porto, Portugal

    Brian M. Goss, Ph.D. presented his work at the 40th annual conference meeting of the Associacio Portuguesa de Estudos Anglo-Americanos at the University of Porto and the International Association for Media and Communication Research conference at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

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Do You Like to Travel?

Whether on your own or with the University, you will be able to experience Spain, the rest of Europe, and beyond with the Madrid campus 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.