Madrid Study Center

Accent's Madrid

Our Neighborhood

Chamberí is Madrid’s most authentically Castilian neighborhood, a blend of elegant residential buildings, sunny plazas, and vibrant avenues.
Our Study Center is a quick walk to Madrid’s central greenway — the Paseo de la Castellana. This pleasant, bench-lined avenue shaded by trees and colored by ever-changing flower beds, leads to Triángulo del Arte home to the Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums.

The Study Center

Our light and modern space includes studios
for architecture, art, and design courses and is conveniently located near the impressive seat of
the British Council in Madrid, the Museo Sorolla,
and the historical Instituto Internacional, founded
in the late 19th century to promote equality in education and the advancement of women.

Global Learning in Madrid

Each year, the Madrid team supports more than 30 customized study abroad programs. Our partners include the University of California Education Abroad Program, University of Southern California, Texas Christian University, Washington University in St. Louis, Santa Barbara City College, and many more. Academic highlights include:

  • Unmatched network of Spanish startups to support internships and seminar programs exploring the role of entrepreneurship in Spain’s post-recession economy.
  • Close relationship with Carlos III University and office on campus to support hybrid direct enroll programs that take advantage of UC3M’s dynamic enrollment options for international students, including STEM research opportunities.
  • Extensive resources to study environmental sustainability and political ecology, including wildlife organizations, researchers dedicated to water supplies and forest fires, and various private and public sector efforts to promote alternative energies.
  • Network of local faculty and corporate partners for programming exploring analytics and big data.

Madrid Highlights

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Center Director

Vanessa Rodríguez García

Madrid Center Director

In her role, Vanessa works to ensure that each and every program and student experience is unique and exceptional. She manages all operations in Madrid and leads all projects related to academic and faculty development. Born and raised in Valencia, she completed a BA in English at Universitat de Valéncia, spending a year at the University of Sheffield (U.K.). Later, she moved to the U.S. where she completed an MA in English at Northwestern State University of Louisiana and PhD in Spanish at Texas Tech University with research focused on postfeminism in Latinx literature. She recently completed an MBA at EAE Business School. In addition to her role in Madrid, Vanessa oversees the development and implementation of procedure across Accent Study Centers. 

Center Information

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday,
9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.