Universidad Autónoma de Madrid is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the Faculty of Humanities in Madrid, Spain.

Student experiences

There are currently no student experiences available.

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately  September – January
Semester II: approximately February – June

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a B1 language level (CEFR) in Spanish is required. However, a B2 language level is recommended.

Some courses are taught in English (you can choose courses within the field of International Studies). Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that you can enrol in only English-taught courses (due to enrolment limitations), which is why it is highly advisable to have at least B1 level in Spanish. More information about Spanish courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take International Relations and History courses within the field of International Studies.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Spanish, English

Estimated living costs per month

Living expenses in Madrid (including sharing an apartment, food and transportation) would be around 700-800€/per month.
This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2-4 places per year (History students only).

Additional information

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046


Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)