Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of Law

Academic calendar

Semester 1: September up to and including January
Semester 2: Mid January up to and including May

Academic Calendar


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.

Areas of study open for exchange students


Courses at Master level


Estimated living costs per month

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.).    


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS     


Number of places available

3 places per year

More information

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

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 details International Exchange Office

Attention! Due to the developments concerning the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice.

You can reach us at ieo.leg@uu.nl for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study. 

You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.

Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at ieo.leg@uu.nl

International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands