Universidad Complutense de Madrid is a universitywide partner in Madrid, Spain.

Academic calendar

The Academic Year starts in September and ends in mid July. The second semester starts in February.

Academic Calendar

Requirements

It is essential that your Spanish language skills are good enough for you to undertake an academic course. Please see the information below, under 'language of instruction'.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Most areas

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

Spanish and some courses in English. It is essential that your Spanish language skills are good enough for you to undertake an academic course. Following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), a B1 level of Spanish is required for undergraduate students.

A level of C1 or higher in Spanish is highly recommended for students enrolling in Master's or PhD programs because we cannot guarantee that these courses will be offered in other languages.

UCM offers a free Spanish Language Course for levels below C1 to students who ask for it when applying.

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Housing assistance
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.)

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Credits

Normal study load per semester in credits: 30 or in courses: 5 or 6.

Number of places available

28 places per year

          

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

Contact

If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.