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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!

News
  • A team of biomedical researchers from the Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas Alberto Sols shared the latest advances in treatment options for Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome with biology and chemistry students at SLU-Madrid.

    A team of biomedical researchers from the Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas Alberto Sols shared the latest advances in treatment options for Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome with biology and chemistry students at SLU-Madrid.

  • César Rioja Álvarez is SLU-Madrid's director of athletics.

    Putting the skills and lessons he learned as a professional basketball player in Spain's version of the NBA to work, Rioja lives out SLU's Jesuit mission by guiding student athletes, and through service in the wider Madrid community through sports.

  • In celebration of former Saint Louis University president, Father Lawrence Biondi S.J., who served and led for more than 25 years, SLU-Madrid unveiled and dedicated the Fr. Lawrence Biondi, S.J. – Madrid Campus Plaza.

    In celebration of former Saint Louis University president, Father Lawrence Biondi S.J., who served and led for more than 25 years, SLU-Madrid unveiled and dedicated the Fr. Lawrence Biondi, S.J. - Madrid Campus Plaza.

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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.