Cultural Activities

There's always something going on at Suffolk Madrid. Our Student Affairs Office plans all kinds of activities and events throughout the academic year. Culture, sports, learning Spanish, community service—the list goes on. Check out our events and make the most of your time in Madrid!

Mark Your Cultural Calendar

Spain's capital brims with cultural events and venues. Here at Suffolk Madrid, we offer these activities regularly:
  • Film club (weekly, alternating movies in Spanish and English)
  • Theater nights (in Spanish and/or English)
  • Museum visits (Prado, Reina Sofía, Thyssen-Bornemisza, Sorolla)
You can participate in fun intercambios (language exchanges) with locals about every two weeks, too.

Learn even more about Spanish culture by joining us for:

  • Flamenco shows (once every semester) and dance classes
  • Bullfighting (once every semester)
  • Cooking classes
  • Disfruta Madrid Club (various activities)
  • Enjoy Sports and the Great Outdoors

If you play a sport or want to try a new one, check out the classes and facilities at CEU San Pablo University. As a Suffolk Madrid student, you can enjoy CEU San Pablo's gym, fitness classes, tennis and paddle-tennis classes, soccer, rugby, and basketball courts. Want a serious workout? Ask us for a list of nearby gyms that offer student discounts. And you've got an open invite to play ping-pong on our patio between classes!

At Suffolk Madrid, you can also enjoy:

  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Bike tours
  • Skiing

For more information about all that you can do here, please email studentlife@suffolk.es.

Discover Madrid

Get to know your host city and live like the locals! The Student Activities Office's activities will immerse you in Spain's rich culture. With your SUMC friends, you can:

  • Sample tapas on a tour of Madrid's most historic taverns
  • Visit El Rastro flea market and discover its history and treasures
  • Have a traditional cocido madrileño (winter stew with chickpeas) for lunch
  • Enjoy classical Spanish theater at Teatro Español and other venues around town

For more information, email Student Activities.