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Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Madrid, Spain (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
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Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Criminology, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Financial Engineering and Risk Management, History, Human Resource Management, International Political Economy, Language, Organizational Behavior, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Sports Management, Telecommunications Engineering
Instruction Language: English, Spanish
Program Description:
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Contact: Carmen González
Mobility Coordinator
cgonzalez@comillas.edu 
 
 
UP-Comillas
 
Madrid, Spain
Department and Courses
The courses, coordinated by the International Relations Service, offer a wide variety of educational programs, and are characterized by their quality, their international nature, and their concentration on relevant social issues.
 
Check Icon Management and Business Administration
Check Icon Law
Chck-Icon Human and Social Sciences
Chck-Icon Engineering and International Relations
 
 
Housing
Since the university does not have its own residence halls, the Universidad Pontificia Comillas collaborates with
People Global Relocation (PGR) to provide all services associated with accommodations.
 
Credit Hours
1 Course = 5 ECTS Credits ECTS credits approximately double U.S. credits
Note: Final transfer credit and credit hours will be determined by the Registrar
 
Click Here to download International Student Handbook
 
Program Icon Program Overview
Founded in 1890, the University combines a long history of experience in education, characterized by academic excellence and a humanistic tradition in teaching, with a constant desire for modernization, stimulated by constant social change.  

Open to new social and cultural challenges, Comillas provides an educational offering whose strong points include academic rigor, individualized attention for all students, and a high degree of social awareness and commitment.
 
Located in the political, financial and cultural heart of Madrid, it offers students a marvelous opportunity for personal, professional and social development.
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About Icon Living in Madrid
Madrid, the capital of Spain, is a cosmopolitan city with more than four million inhabitants.The cultural, leisure and sports offering is rich and varied. It has countless theaters and museums, such as the “El Prado” National Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museun and the Queen Sofía Center for the Arts. 

Arrival in Madrid: The Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport is located some 12 kms away. There is access to the city by bus, metro or taxi.
Transportation Network: The “Metro” is the quickest way to reach any part of the city, although Madrid also has a wide network of buses.
Climate: Winters are cold, with temperatures below 6º C, frost at night and occasional snow. Summers are hot with average temperatures around 24ºC in July and August, with highs that sometimes exceed 35ºC. 
 
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    For more information, visit the Incoming Exchange webpage.
 
Student and Academics Icon Academic Program
Students can choose from a variety of courses offered in engineering, humanities and social sciences, economics and business administration, and law. Most courses are taught in Spanish so students should have sufficient knowledge of the language. Depending on the department, courses are either offered on the Alberto Aguilera Campus in central Madrid or the Cantoblanco Campus on the outskirts of the city.

The Coordinator for International Relations in each School or Faculty, or the designated tutors, where relevant, will advise students on the selection of subjects and will lend support to them during their stay at the university.
 
For more information, visit the Programs for Foreign Students webpage.
Student and Academics Icon Course Correlation
Comillas Courses
Program IconStudent VISA
Exchange students who are from a country outside the European Union must have a valid Passport before arriving in Spain. Those students who do not have Spanish nationality should request a “visado especial de estudiante” (special Student Visa) at the Spanish Embassy or Consulate in their country of origin.  In most cases, the student must deliver the application in person (please confirm with the Embassy or Consulate which corresponds to your place of residence).
 
 
Program Contact Information
Universidad Pontificia Comillas UT Dallas
Contact Person: Carmen González, Mobility Coordinator
cgonzalez@comillas.edu
 
The International Relations Service Timings: 
Monday-Thursday - 8:30 to 14 and 16:00 to 17:00 CET
Friday 8:30 to 13:30 CET
Summer Hours: Monday-Friday - 8:30 to 13:30 CEST
Email Address: EducationAbroad@utdallas.edu
NOTE: By selecting "Apply Now" you are notifying the EDUCATION ABROAD office about your interest in this Exchange Program.  You will be notified by email regarding the status of the competitive exchange selection process.


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 07/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/15/2018 05/24/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.