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  • Locations: Madrid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/18/2019 06/04/2019
NOTE: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are completed. Semester dates are tentative and subject to change.
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/15/2019 03/16/2019 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Miner, Shannon Housing Options: Apartment/Flat
Cumulative GPA: 2.8 Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Sponsor: Iowa State Program Type: Exchange
Program Description:
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Madrid, Spain
Academic Program
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is a large, research
university founded in 1989. While still relatively
young, the university has grown to UC3M Campushave three
campuses in the Madrid area and has more
than 15,000 undergraduate students.
The engineering department has also grown to
include programs in Aerospace, Biomedical,
Electical, Computer, Mechanical engineering,
along with other engineering and technology degrees. 

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid offers some programs entirely in English while other programs are Bilingual,
having classes in Spanish and English. Students wishing to take engineering courses
in Spanish should be in the 300 level here at ISU. 

For a list of engineering programs and courses, click link here
Then select the academic program(s) you are interested in and click on the
"Study Program" tab.

Fall, Spring, or Academic Year programs
available for Engineering students

Location Information
-UC3M has three campuses in the Madrid area.
Engineering courses are on the Leganés campus
-Madrid is the capital and largest city in Spain,
with a population around 6.3 million
-Madrid has a long and rich history, allowing
students to experience many Spanish
historical and cultural sites 
-Located right in the center of Spain, students
will have the opportunity to easily visit other
areas of Spain via train and air travel.

Most UC3M students live in student apartments
throughout the city. A variety of options
are available for exchange students, 
with varying cost for different amentities.
Students will typically live with other UC3M students in the apartment, 
with individual rooms and
shared living spaces. 

More information on housing can be found at the link here

This is an exchange program, so Iowa State students
 pay their normal tuition and fees. 
A budget sheet can be found above.
Links For More Madrid Information   
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid homepage
Official Madrid Travel website
Madrid, Spain Wikipedia page