You will enroll in 4-5 courses with options available in Engineering, Economics, Business, and more. All courses are taught by Spanish faculty, but classes are taught in English. The Spanish culture courses are taught only to international students while the Engineering and Social Sciences courses include both international and Spanish students.
Universidad de Carlos III de Madrid has multiple campuses. Engineering courses are taught at the Leganés campus, whereas all other course are taught at the Getafe campus. As such, you’ll be required to commute between the two campuses. The campuses are connected by a university shuttle, public bus, or bike paths. Expected commute time is approximately 45-60 minutes.
All courses meet for 42 contact hours/3 credits. Students may earn up to 12-15 credits (up to 210 contact hours). Courses may meet in the morning or afternoon, Monday-Friday. Active learning components required by your courses may be scheduled for Fridays.
Prior to departure, you will select your preferred courses. You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.
I made friends I will have for the rest of my life. I learned a lot about not only France, but who I am and what I am capable of. Everybody should have the chance to study abroad because there are so many benefits.