UC3M, or the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, is one of the best public universities in Spain. It is a young university with a great international environment and lots of courses offered both in English and Spanish. Many of the buildings and equipment are brand new. Being part of this university will make you feel like a true Madrileño. What does this mean? It means you will live the Spanish life of a university student and will meet a lot of people from Spain and many other cultures. You will travel, and you will enjoy the tapas and cañas during your stay. This university was founded in 1989 and it has become one of the 150 best universities in the whole world according to the QS Graduate Employability Ranking (2016), and is also considered by QS as one the 50 best universities founded in the last 50 years Even though three out of its four campuses (Getafe, Leganés and Colmenarejo) are not in central Madrid, it only takes 15 minutes by train or bus to get to Atocha and Puerta del Sol, in the heart of Madrid.
Calle Madrid 126, 28903 Getafe
Phone number: 916249500
Living in Madrid is an incredible experience. Madrid is the best place in the country to savour all that Spanish cuisine has to offer, as well so many other local traditions. Here, you will always have something new to do, as Madrid is one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.
Madrid is home to one of the world’s most famous museums – the Museo del Prado. However, there are plenty more landmarks and museums to see. Whenever you want to party, the city will be ready for it! Studying in Madrid can’t be done without experiencing the tapas the city is known for. Head over to Malasaña or the party barrios near La Latina to experience just how the Madrileño students enjoy their tapas and cañas.
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