Universidad Complutense de Madrid – Academic Year Study Abroad in Spain

School / Course Name: Universidad Complutense de Madrid – Academic Year Study Abroad in Spain
City: Madrid
Detailed Description:

Universidad Complutense Madrid Spanish Courses


– Minimum age 16


Academic Year Course

Instruction is given according to the levels established by the European Framework of reference for Languages according to the level of Spanish that the student has. Levels include beginner through intermediate, and on up to advanced Spanish.

On the first day of class students take a placement exam.

At the end of each trimester an exam is given and, if the student passes, they can advance to the next level.



October to June


Spanish Language Courses

Students can select the number of cours hours they wish to attend. The options are 12 hours per week, 14 hours per week, 16 hours per week, 18 hours per week and 20 hours per week.

Spanish language courses cover  a variety of topics, including Spanish grammar, composition, conversation, spelling,  pronunciation, cultural and socio-cultural references, and others.


Spanish Elective Courses

– Spanish Art

– Spanish Literature

– Spanish Philosophy

– History of Spain

– Colloquial Spanish

– Spanish in America

– Spanish for Business

– Legal Spanish

– Spanish for Health Science

– Spanish Culture

– Economics/Political Science, the European Union

– International Marketing



Complutense Center for the Teaching of the Spanish Language (page in Spanish)

Registration page (page in Spanish)


Cultural Visits

Depending on the semester of your Spanish course, cultural visits are organized to notable Spanish cities such as Segovia, Sevilla, Cordoba, Toledo, and other cities and regions of interest.

In Madrid, guided visits to Madrid’s museums are available.



Housing is available in shared student apartments, with families,  youth hostals, and hostals.

If you need housing write to alojamientoenlaucm[at]rect.ucm.es



Minimum age – 16

Course fees do not include medical insurance.

The number of course openings is limited. Registration for a course is closed once the course is full.

Students that need or want a provisional Certificate of Enrolment must pay 14 euros and send a copy of the wire transfer accompanied by a copy of their passport.

The fee is not applied towards course fees.

Once matriculated, students receive more detailed information regarding the course.