The University Pontificia Comillas has several premises in Madrid: central campus (Alberto Aguilera Street), Cantoblanco campus and Ciempozuelos (San Juan de Dios Avenue).
The central campus is located in one of the most traditional areas of Madrid. If you are going to study here, there are many options to find accommodation. The two districts best connected with the University are Chamberí (especially the Moncloa neighbourhood) and the Centro district (especially the neighbourhoods of Sol, Malasaña and Embajadores).
From Moncloa you can go walk to the University in less than 15 minutes. The journey from Sol only takes 17 minutes (metro line 3 and a couple of minutes walk ). From Malasaña you can reach Pontificia on the metro line 2 that goes from Santo Domingo to San Bernardo and then walk a few minutes (14 minutes total). From Embajadores you can take the metro line 3 to Ventura Rodríguez and then finish the route by foot. The journey takes less than 20 minutes.
Cantoblanco campus is located north of the city of Madrid and has its own train stop (Universidad Pontificia Comillas) . If you are going to study in Cantoblanco, the best areas to live are Letras, Las Tablas, Sanchinarro or Tetuán.
The journey to the University from Sol (Letras ) lasts 47 minutes with the train line C4. You can also take the same train line from Fuencarral station in Las Tablas (takes about 30 minutes). From Sanchinarro you can take the bus 173 to Hospital de La Paz and, after that, the bus 714 to reach the campus. It takes about 50 minutes. If you live in the Tetuán area, you can take the metro line 1 from Tetuán until Chamartín and then the C4 train until the campus (56 minutes).
Ciempozuelos campus is located south of Madrid, halfway between Madrid and Aranjuez. The areas best connected to the campus are Atocha (it takes 39 minutes to reach the university in the C3 train), Getafe (about 19 minutes by train C3 from Getafe Industrial), Centro ( which takes about 44 minutes by train C3 desde Sol) and Tetuán (the journey takes just about 1 hour with the metro line 1 from Valdeaceras to Sol and then the rain C3 to Ciempozuelos.
Universidad Pontificia Comillas is a private Catholic university with 5 faculties, 2 schools and 6 institutes spread across several areas in Madrid and surrounding city areas. It offers about 30 grade programs, over 30 postgraduate programs and and has more than 30 research groups.
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