Universidad Complutense de Madrid
|Universitywide / Faculty|
This means this exchange destination is available to all students of Utrecht University
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (YouTube)
The Academic Year starts in September and ends in mid July. The second semester starts in February.
It is essential that your Spanish language skills are good enough to follow academic courses since there is very little course offer in English. Please see the information below, under 'language of instruction'.
|Areas of study open to UU students|
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
Mostly Spanish and some courses in English. It is essential that your Spanish language skills are good enough for you to follow an academic course.
A level of C1 or higher in Spanish is recommended for students enrolling in Master's courses.
UCM offers a free Spanish Language Course for levels below C1 to students who ask for it when applying, but it will not provide you with an official Language Certificate.
Housing through the university is available. Information on housing options
|Estimated living costs per month|
Although the average monthly expenses of a student are about €900-1,300, prices (especially housing) vary quite a lot depending on the place you choose (and if you choose a shared flat, a hall of residence, etc.)
Normal study load per semester in credits: 30 or in courses: 5 or 6.
|Number of places available|
20 places per year. Places are allocated to subject areas and faculties (see below). Business & Economics and Social Sciences fill up quickly a they haves courses taught in English. In 2022-2023 no Law Courses are offered in English.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.