Spanish Language Travel Scholarship available  

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
City: Madrid
Website: www.upcomillas.es
Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1 (Autumn Semester): September-January
Semester 2 (Spring Semester): January-June

Calendar

Language of instruction: Spanish, limited classes available in English
Full time load equivalent: 30 ECTS per semester
Fields of Study Available:

Programs and courses for foreign students

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law website for exchange students
Law courses and factsheets

Courses in Engish are mostly IR related

Faculty of Humanities

Courses in English are mostly translation, IR or history related

Humanities and Social Sciences course list and descriptions. See also the course list here.

Comillas offers a Diploma in International Relations from a Spanish Perspective for exchange students. 
Some courses taught in English and some in Spanish, including Spanish language courses.  
The full list of courses is available here (2015).

Faculty of Humanities Student Guide

Faculty of Business

Course Catalogue (2015/16)
Course Offerings by semester
Business Faculty Information Sheet

School of Engineering 

Engineering courses available in English online here and here 

PDF versions: here and here

Courses in English not always available, so Spanish language proficiency preferred.  Check with UQ Abroad about availability of courses in English.

One free Spanish language class is offered during the semester.

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

NOT available for POSTGRADUATE students.

Not possible for UQ exchange students to do a full semester of courses (30 ECTS) of Spanish as a foreign language.  Students would have to take the one Spanish language class and then linguistics/literature, etc courses in Spanish to make up the full time load of Spanish study.

 Students can only choose subjects offered by the Faculty in which they have been accepted.

Approximate living expenses:

Approx. 4,000 euros per semester

(2014-15)
Accommodation: Room in shared flat 400-550€/month
Food: 120 - 150 €/month
Local Transportation: Monthly local transportation pass
54,60 € (35 € under 23 years)

Accommodation (exchange specific information)
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Additional information:

Faculty of Law Information sheet

Humanities & Social Sciences Information sheet

Information Sheet (online)

Guide for international students

International Relations Service

Intensive Spanish course available to students with intermediate Spanish prior to semester.

Humanities campus is 20km outside the city.  See campus photos on Flickr.

Housing is abundant and the accommodation office at Comillas will facilitate students finding rental properties.

Students must request an insurance certificiate from UQ Abroad (see website) plus proof of liability insurance from UQ.

Watch this New York Times video about Madrid.

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