Madrid is geographically and in cultural terms close to the Arabic world. In fact, Spanish contains more than two thousand words that have Arabic origin and the cultural legacy of the Arabic world is very visible, especially in Andalusia.
At Saint Louis University-Madrid, you can study Al-Fusha Arabic or Modern Standard Arabic.
SLU have a Language Exchange Program and this helps pupils to improve a language they’re interested in studying while teaching their native language to others that they enjoy talking to. The outcome of an effective exchange is not only language but also friendship. The languages most commonly up for exchange at SLU-Madrid are Arabic, French, German, English, Spanish and Chinese.