Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History

Sauer, Anne
Branco, Jessica
Bennett, John
Crowley, Zachary
2000

Tufts in Madrid, 1985

Tufts in Madrid, 1985

Tufts in Madrid was founded in 1985 to replace the university's program in Barcelona, which had to be moved because of growing language barrier problems.

The Tufts in Madrid program works in conjunction with the Autonomous University of Madrid, located nine miles outside Madrid city limits. The university was founded in 1968, and is well known for its international relations program. Students involved in the program spend half of their time on the university campus, and the remainder at the program headquarters in downtown Madrid.

Twenty students per year are accepted into the Tufts in Madrid program after demonstrating interest and a strong control of the Spanish language. The program is a yearlong endeavor, but students may apply to attend for one semester only. When in Spain, students are housed with local families to facilitate one on one contact with Spanish culture and language.

Tufts in Madrid also offers opportunities for visiting students to become acquainted with Spanish cultural and political figures, sponsoring a lecture series which students are required to attend. As part of a Spanish Theater course, students are reimbursed for attending local cultural events, such as plays, concerts, and museum exhibits.

The program, administered in partnership with Skidmore in Madrid, has remained one of Tufts' most popular study abroad programs. The central location of Madrid and its proximity to important historical spots in Spain has made it easy for students to travel locally and experience life in Spain, while learning about the history of the nation.

Source: OBS, TD

Subject terms: College of Liberal Arts and Jackson College Office of Tufts Programs Abroad Tufts in Madrid

Tufts in Madrid was founded in 1985 to replace the university's program in Barcelona, which had to be moved because of growing language barrier problems.

The Tufts in Madrid program works in conjunction with the Autonomous University of Madrid, located nine miles outside Madrid city limits. The university was founded in 1968, and is well known for its international relations program. Students involved in the program spend half of their time on the university campus, and the remainder at the program headquarters in downtown Madrid.

Twenty students per year are accepted into the Tufts in Madrid program after demonstrating interest and a strong control of the Spanish language. The program is a yearlong endeavor, but students may apply to attend for one semester only. When in Spain, students are housed with local families to facilitate one on one contact with Spanish culture and language.

Tufts in Madrid also offers opportunities for visiting students to become acquainted with Spanish cultural and political figures, sponsoring a lecture series which students are required to attend. As part of a Spanish Theater course, students are reimbursed for attending local cultural events, such as plays, concerts, and museum exhibits.

The program, administered in partnership with Skidmore in Madrid, has remained one of Tufts' most popular study abroad programs. The central location of Madrid and its proximity to important historical spots in Spain has made it easy for students to travel locally and experience life in Spain, while learning about the history of the nation.

Source: OBS, TD

 
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Dame, Lorin Low, 1838-1903
Dana, Charles A., 1881-1975
Dana Laboratory, 1963
Daniel Ounjian Prize in Economics,
Davies, Caroline Stodder, 1864-1939
Davies House, 1894
De Florez Prize in Human Engineering, 1964
de Pacheco, Kaye MacKinnon, ca. 1910-ca. 1985
Dean Hall, 1887-1963
Dean, Oliver, 1783-1871
Dearborn, Heman Allen, 1831-1897
Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, 1893
Department of Anesthesia, 1970
Department of Art and Art History, 1930
Department of Biochemistry, 1893
Department of Chemistry, 1882
Department of Community Health, 1930
Department of Dermatology, 1897
The Department of Economics, 1946
Department of Medicine, 1893
Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Department of Neurology, 1893
Department of Neuroscience, 1983
Department of Neurosurgery, 1951
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1893
Department of Ophthamology, 1893
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1906
Department of Otolaryngology, 1895
Department of Pathology, 1893
Department of Pediatrics, 1930
Department of Pharmacology, 1915
Department of Physics and Astronomy, 1854
Department of Physiology, 1893
Department of Psychiatry, 1928
Department of Radiation Oncology, 1968
Department of Radiology, 1915
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, 1955
Department of Surgery, 1893
Department of Urban and Environmental Policy, 1973
Department of Urology, 1910
Dental Health Sciences Building, 1969
Dewick, Cora Alma (Polk), 1875-1977
Dewick/MacPhie Dining Hall, 1959
Dickson Professorship of English and American History, 1913
Dirlam, Arland A., 1905-1979
Dog Cart, 1900
Dolbear, Amos Emerson, 1837-1910
Donald A. Cowdery Memorial Scholarship, 1946
Dr. Benjamin Andrews Professorship of Surgery, 1987
Dr. Philip E. A. Sheridan Prize, 1977
The Drug Bust, 1970
Dudley, Henry Watson, 1831-1906
Dugger, Edward Jr., 1919-75
Durkee, Frank W., 1861-1939
Durkee, Henrietta Noble Brown, 1871-1946
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The encyclopedia seeks to capture more than 150 years of Tufts' achievements, societal contributions and outstanding alumni and faculty in concise entries. As a source of accurate factual information, the Encyclopedia can be used by anyone interested in the history of Tufts and of the people who have made it the unique institution it is.

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