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Exchange (Bilateral) Spain: Carlos III University of Madrid
Madrid, Spain
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Type:
Exchange (Bilateral)
 Language of Instruction:
English, Foreign Language
 Housing Options:
Apartment, Dorm/On-Campus, Home-Stay
 Minimum GPA:
2.5
 Class Standing:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
 Areas of Study:
Accounting, Business, Communication, Economics, Finance, Journalism, Political Science, Spanish
 Target Language:
Spanish
Program Description:

Carlos III University

Madrid, Spain


 

Location Madrid, Spain
Academic Focus Across the Curriculum
Eligibility All Majors, 2.5 GPA
Terms Spring Semester, Year
Language of Instruction English, Spanish
Partner Website Click Here
Madrid

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Studying at Carlos III University of Madrid offers students a unique opportunity to take a wide variety of courses in English and/or Spanish while experiencing Spanish culture and an international campus and environment. It was founded in 1989 with the objective of providing an efficient, high-quality public undergraduate and graduate education. The philosophy that has guided the university since its origins is one of creating responsible, free-thinking people with a sensitivity to social problems and an involvement in the concept of progress based on freedom, justice and tolerance.

Academics

The University of Carlos III is a public university,  ranked one of the best in Spain is committed to research excellence, quality teaching, international profile, and value placed on effort and individual merit. The University has three campuses; the Getafe Campus focusing on Law and Social Sciences, The Leganes Campus focusing on Engineering, and finally Colmenarejo campus focusing on Humanities.

Students of all majors are eligible to participate in this exchange. Carlos III offers courses in  business and economics, communication, social sciences, journalism, and Spanish. Complete course information can be found in their online course catalog. While a wide range of courses are taught in English, prior knowledge of Spanish is recommended.

Accommodation

Exchange students have many options for student housing. They are able to share a flat, reside in a university dorm, or live with a host family.

The University itself has three dorm options for students, one at each campus. They all aim to provide a true home away from home for students during their university stay. For this reason, as well as covering the basic needs of food and rest, the residence halls also offer cultural activities, forums and get-togethers which contribute to the personal development of the residents.
Madrid


Student Life and Surroundings

Madrid is the capital of Spain  with wide range of cultural, sports and leisure activities, with many museums, shopping, nightlife, parks and gardens, as well as amusement parks. The capital has a rich historic and artistic  heritage; it is home to some of the best art museums in the world.

Madrid is a welcoming city which makes it possible to turn your university stay into an unforgettable experience. It is one of the most dynamic cities in Europe and it holds a great attraction for students from all over the world. Traveling throughout Spain is easy from Madrid, and it is located near the monumental cities of Segovia and Toledo.

Exchange students take advantage of their free time by utilizing campus facilities like saunas, fitness centers, courts, swimming pool, and a climbing wall. Also students use their weekends to explore surrounding areas in Spain as well as  visit other European countries with rather inexpensive air and train tickets.
Madrid


Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

Exchange programs are affordable study abroad options that allow students to pay UW-W tuition while studying abroad.  As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program.  Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.

UW-W tuition, as well as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account.  Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).

Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)


  UW-Whitewater Carlos III
Tuition $3,789* $3,789*
Housing $1,500-$2,500 $1,950-$3,900
Meals $1,600 $2,000
Other living expenses $1,475 $3,000
Global Expericences Application Fee $0 $275
CISI International Insurance $0 $170
Travel Documents $0 $300
Round Trip Flight $0 $1,000
Total Cost of Attendance (est.) $8,364-$9,364 $12,457-$14,434

*2013-14 UW-W tuition for in-state residents. Non-residents are subject to UW-W non-resident tuition rates.  Tuition rates are subject to change each academic year.


Passport and Visa Requirements

Students will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of their program.  Students must also apply for a student visa to study in Spain prior to arrival.

Key Dates


Term Application Deadline Term Dates
Academic Year March 15th Mid September to Early June
Spring Semester October 15th Late January to Early June


Contacts

CGE Exchange Coordinator
Mikaela Auerbach
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel:  262-472-5379 (direct)
        262-472-5759 (appointments)
Email: Auerbacm@uww.edu 

UWW Faculty Exchange Advisor
(for Spanish Majors)
Dr. Peter Hoff
Department of Languages and Literatures
Office: Heide Hall 462
Tel: 262-472-1591
Email: hoffp@uww.edu

UWW Faculty Exchange Advisor
Dr. Barbara Penington
Communication
Office: Heide Hall 464
Tel:  262-472-1034
Email: peningtb@uww.edu


 

Location

Center for Global Education
Hyland Hall, Suite 1227
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
809 West Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact the Center

Phone: 262-472-5759
Fax: 262-472-1491
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Information Sessions

Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m.
Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 1:30 p.m.