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Meaningful Business Careers 

Posted on May 24th, 2016 by Mark Cintron

How To Design Your Professional Success

You´re close to finishing your exams and start university, or perhaps you have already started university but are not sure what you want to do in your future career…

Entrepreneur, International Business Consultant, and Director of SIU´s MBA Program – Edgar Barroso, will be sharing his experiences in the business world as well as current trends and what it takes to have a meaningful business career:

  1. Top 10 best paying jobs in business
  2. What about you? your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
  3. Your personality and what how it will help you have a meaningful business career

Date: Tuesday, May 31
Time: 1:00 pm
Place: Schiller International University – Madrid Campus
Address: Calle Serrano 156, 28001 Madrid

Please confirm your attendance to: mad_admissions@schiller.edu

Study Abroad Spain: Living in Madrid

Posted on April 25th, 2016 by Mark Cintron

Madrid Skyline

Study Abroad Spain: Living in Madrid

Here are some great insights from one of our current International Business students:

When living in Madrid it would be a plus if you spend a few weeks with a host family before finding your own place. This will force you to practice your Spanish while you’re at home and have traditional Spanish meals prepared right in your kitchen. It will also give you some time to learn which areas you should be looking into for your apartment instead of going for it blindfold.

Madrid is a big city which has so much to offer that it might seem impossible to do all the must-see sites and some exploring of your own without getting lost. This is where Madrid’s great transportation system comes in. I cannot stress how great the system truly is! It doesn’t even matter where you go, chances are there is a metro, bus, or train headed that way. Buses, trains, and metro cars are clean, safe and punctual. Even if you do not use public transportation back home it will take you very little time to get accustomed to this one. They are so practical, opening from 6am to 1:30am, which is a step up from the Barcelona metro which tends to end at midnight.

Although over 6 million tourists visit Madrid every year, the Madrileños are very keen on their language. This is why you should definitely plan on taking a few Spanish classes or brushing up on the ones you took in high school. Spanish is a fairly easy language to grasp, especially if you are out and about with friends, going to restaurants, the movies, bars and other places. Wherever you might be from, Madrid will be somewhat of a culture shock, but this is part of what makes this city such a great place – its unapologetically Spanish with deep cultural roots.

By Nada Hssain

400 Years of Shakespeare – Seminar by Prof. McCredie

Posted on April 5th, 2016 by Mark Cintron

Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary

Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

Seminar on April 21st

 

In celebration of Shakespeare on the 400th Anniversary of his death, Schiller International University invites you to a Seminar by Professor McCredie.

‘The course of true love never did run smooth’

Three very different Shakespearian comedies:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Merchant of Venice
Measure for Measure

Date: Thursday, April 21st
Place:Schiller International University
Plaza Republica Argentina Madrid 28002Times Available: 14:30-16:30 or 17:30 – 19:00
Limited Spaces.
Please confirm to: frontdesk@schillermadrid.es

 

Open Day March 4

Posted on March 2nd, 2016 by Mark Cintron

Join us on March 4th at 7 O’Clock at SIU’s Madrid Campus to find out about our international careers!

For more information: mad_admissions@schiller.edu

 

Open-Day-Invitation Schiller International University

Remembering our veterans on their day from Schiller International University

Posted on November 11th, 2015 by Mark Cintron

Today we observe Veteran’s Day in the United States of America. A nation formed “Under God, with liberty and justice for all.” The origin of this observation dates back to November 11, 1918. According to the Office of Public Affairs of the US Department of Veterans Affairs:

“In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: ‘To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations….’” http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp  

“Armistice Day” was later renamed in June 1, 1954 to “Veterans Day” in order to honor American Veterans of all wars.

Schiller International University would like to extend its gratitude and thankfulness to every US Veteran that has served to defend this great nation.  To those of you who had the privilege to have worn the unmistakable uniform representing patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good, we say “Thank You”. We would also like to express our gratitude to all service members currently serving this great nation. Your bravery inspires us all.

From our Tampa Bay Campus Director Fabian Fernandez

Student Success

"I would like to say, that Madrid campus of Schiller International University is a great place of knowledge, warm atmosphere and home friendly community. Students at the Madrid campus learn to think globally, creatively, critically and to be unique personalities have many options to make their study years interesting and unforgettable. Spain is a sunny, bright, friendly country and it is a pleasure to study in the capital of Spain!"

~ Roksolana Burianenko

"During my four years at Schiller International University as an undergrad student, I especially appreciated being taught by professors with real world experience ready to equip us to confront real situations in our professional careers. SIU offers a great international environment where teamwork is put into practice. I enjoyed the very open-minded and rich interaction with the classmates and professors during my BBA program at SIU. "

~ Edgar Barroso
BBA, International Business

"I have really enjoyed my time at Schiller because it's truly student-focused which makes classes more enjoyable. The professors and staff are very helpful and they make sure you are succeeding not only academically but personally as well - they have your back! I also enjoy the International experience, having also lived in Saudi Arabia, London, and Spain, you learn to adapt to cultural differences and you know that this experience will be useful wherever you go."

~ Tarek Nazzal

"I have had a good experience at Schiller, I have enjoyed my classes, I have been taught by professors who have a lot of international experience, and from students that are from different nationalities, all while being able to live in Madrid. I feel lucky to have found Schiller."

~ Jennifer Rey
MBA