SLU-Madrid is culturally diverse with students from more than 65 countries, this permits students to use their language skills in authentic situations. Bilingual or multilingual people have more mental flexibility, a longer attention span, more creativity and a greater ability to concentrate. More than that, knowing another language improves your skills profile when applying for jobs or to graduate school.
Madrid is in central Spain and this means it is relatively easy and inexpensive to get to many countries and practice your language skills.
Graduates with a language minor are able to communicate at an upper-intermediate or advanced level in one language and an elementary level in a second.
Saint Louis University’s modern languages and intercultural communication minor concentrates on foreign languages in the situation of communication among people from diverse cultures.
After completing this minor graduates are able to communicate at an higher or upper-intermediate level in one language and at an fundamental level in a second foreign language.