Alcalá de Henares Archives – The Franklin Students' Blog

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Wondering what to do in Alcalá? Interested in sampling some traditional food and seeing people in period costumes? October in Madrid is now here, and to me, that means one thing: the medieval fair in Alcalá de Henares. It was… Read more No matter how long you’ve been abroad, a visit from you family or friends in Spain is an unforgettable experience that you will all remember for the rest of your lives. The mere fact that someone has dropped everything back… Read more During their stay at Instituto Franklin-UAH, several students were asked about their personal experience and perceptions. They were given the opportunity of getting to know the city of Alcalá de Henares, one of the most visited, beautiful and impressive cities… Read more Meghann Peace: Hello, my name is Meghann Peace and I am a professor of Spanish Linguistics at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. Instituto Franklin-UAH: How long have you been collaborating with Instituto Franklin-UAH and why? Mp: It is… Read more Sitting in a café in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, drinking American-style filtered coffee, and it’s hard to believe I’ve been home for a week now. My semester in Alcalá felt like one of the longest four-month periods of my life but it… Read more Spring has finally arrived in Madrid, which means you’ve got antsy students in your sunlit classroom. Keeping students interested and motivated as we race toward the end of the school year can be a challenge. While you and your students… Read more When I decided to study a Master´s Degree abroad I dreamed about making it in the U.S. Thanks to a UAH professor, I heard about Instituto Franklin-UAH and how they offered bridges to study in the U.S., and I heard… Read more As Spain’s biggest city, there’s so much to do an see in Madrid. So how do you get around to see it all? Here are the three main ways of getting around Madrid and the surrounding cities, as well as a guide… Read more Don Wallace served as the Executive Director of Consortium for Transatlantic Studies & Scholarship (CTSS) from 2014-2017. This is his experience collaborating with the Instituto Franklin-UAH. How long have you been collaborating with the Instituto Franklin-UAH? Don Wallace: Since 2011. The… Read more Deborah Compte is a professor from The College of New Jersey who has been bringing students to Study Abroad in Alcala for several years. This is her experience collaborating with the Instituto Franklin-UAH. Leah Eisenhauer: Why did you choose to… Read more

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