Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Governance
Semester 1: September up to and including January
Semester 2: Mid-January up to and including May
Language of instruction: Spanish (only some courses in English).
Requirement: Spanish Certificate B1 level prior to arrival in Madrid, but B2 level recommended!!!!
- OLS online Course results with at least a B1 level and the commitment to enroll in the Spanish course upon arrival at UAM.
- Test results from the language service of the home university or a different language institute with at least a B1 level.
- Spanish B1 or higher level official certificates.
In addtion, if your level of Spanish is not sufficient, you might not be able to reach the minimum amount of ECTS for the Erasmus+ grant and or obtain sufficient credits. Utrecht University will check/monitor your level of Spanish.
Some English courses are available; more information
Due to the limited supply of courses in English, a whole study period solely in English is unfeasible. In any case, it is obligatory
to matriculate a minimum of 25% of the student´s total credits in subjects that are taught in Spanish.
The cost of living in Madrid is one of the highest of all cities in Spain. You will need between 500€ to 1000€ a month to cover basic costs (accommodation, food, electricity, heating, transport, etc.)
European universities use the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) and normally, you obtain 30 ECTS per semester
Study load per semester 22,5 ECTS (minimum) - 30 ECTS credits
See ‘keuzecursussen in het buitenland’ under Studeren in het Buitenland.
Places available: 2 students, max 10 months
Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?
Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.
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Contact International Exchange Office Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Need to have your STUDY PLAN signed? Contact the study advisor at your School (department).
For general questions and handing in or picking up Erasmus documents, you can visit the International Exchange Office at the Student Desk (you do not have to make an appointment).
We are located at Janskerkhof 3, Utrecht (at the School of Law)
Walk-in hours: Monday and Wednesday from 3 PM until 4:30 PM
Telephone / Email
+31 (0)30 253 7289
You can make an appointment by sending an email. Don't forget mention your student number. You can also call +31 (0)30 253 7289.
International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
3512 BK Utrecht