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On-Site Staff for Madrid, Spain

Gabriela, Alvaro, and Susan

The Madrid program has a Resident Director (RD) who is responsible for the USAC office abroad and overall operations of the program, including organizing the mandatory on-site orientation, securing appropriate student housing, hiring outstanding faculty, organizing exciting field trips and optional tours, and overseeing your general well-being.

Álvaro Carredano, a native of San Sebastián, Spain, is the Resident Director for the Madrid program and a 30-year veteran of USAC. He earned his master’s degree from the University of Oviedo and is fluent in Spanish and English. Álvaro and the Program Assistants Susan Cormican and Gabriela Fernández, are always ready and willing to assist students and provide an important support system while you become acclimated to Spanish culture. You are always welcome in the office and are encouraged to visit on a regular basis.

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2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer sessions: Open
Fall/Yearlong: Open
Spring: Open


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

65 students


English | Spanish


APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España

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