Study abroad in Madrid, the capital of Spain, home to some of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. University programmes combine teaching of the highest quality with research activities that keep up with international standards. Madrid is a top famous destination in Europe for travel and study, the equivalent of Spanish hospitality and history, business, and vibrant nightlife.
Local economy of Madrid is growing and sustainable and the main financial institutions of Spain have their headquarters in the city. Major sectors in Madrid are: banking, publishing, public and financial services, tourism, high technology production, electronic and industrial machinery manufacturing.
Names of big companies with local offices include: Telefónica, Iberia, Repsol, Prosegur, BBVA, Urbaser, Dragados, Accenture, Indra, IBM, Amadeus, PwC.
Students will find numerous internship opportunities in various fields in local companies and organisations.
As the capital and the main commercial, economic and cultural hub of Spain, Madrid simply has it all in terms of city life and leisure activities. You will not get bored a single moment while you discover the lovely and vibrant Madrid.
Major landmarks in Madrid include:
You have a myriad of museums to choose from that you can visit like Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, The Museum of the Americas etc.
For simply relaxing in the middle of nature, you will find many parks and green spaces, or if you would like to hear some classical music, check out The Auditorio Nacional de Música, which is the main venue for classical music concerts in Madrid or The Teatro Real, the main opera house.
Football fans can enjoy matches of the two world-famous football clubs, Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid or they can simply visit the famous Santiago Bernabéu stadium.
The nightlife in Madrid is pretty rich and vibrant and a major attraction for visitors. Everyone has heard of tapas bars, but you can also find cocktail bars, clubs, jazz lounges, flamenco theatres, and other interesting night venues, catering for everyone’s taste.
Madrid is one of the most popular touristic destinations, but also, due to a high quality of life, a significant number of the population belongs to ethnic minorities, the largest ones include: Ecuadorian, Romanian, Bolivian, Peruvian, Chinese, Moroccan and Brazilian.
Considered the major financial centre of Southern Europe and the Iberian Peninsula, Madrid houses the headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and major international regulators of Spanish: the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), the Cervantes Institute and the Foundation of Urgent Spanish (Fundéu BBVA).
Madrid has mild to cold winters and warm to sometimes hot summers. During winter there are occasional snowfalls and average temperatures of 9 – 10 °C (49-50 °F).Minimum temperatures can go sometimes below freezing. Average temperatures in summer range from 32 to 33 °C (90 to 91 °F) depending on location, with rare rainfalls, mostly taking the form of about two showers and/or thunderstorms a month. Precipitation occurs mostly in the autumn and spring.
Choose between the following housing options in Madrid:
Madrid is listed in the top 10 European capitals with the lowest cost of living. An average student would spend between 1,000 – 1,350 EUR/month for all expenditures (accommodation, food bills, social activities and public transportation). Lunch or dinner in a budget restaurant costs between 8 and 12 EUR; in some restaurants tapas are free of charge of you order a beer. Food bills from the local supermarkets would lead to 120 EUR/month and a student public transportation pass is 35 EUR/month.
The University's Mission seeks to develop faith, justice and culture in constant dialogue with religious, cultural or social actors, whose cooperation has a bearing on peace, justice, harmony, human rights and respect.
The EIT Digital Master's Education is a two-year full-time education, created for you and coordinated by the EIT Digital Master School Office in Stockholm. Admission to the programme and general student counselling will be handled from the Master School Office. The Master School Office staff work in close cooperation with university administrators at each one of the participating universities.
ESERP is a prestigious institution at the national and international level, created to serve society, officially authorized to provide university-level instruction, geared around different locations that provide: Official Spanish University degrees, Official British University degrees, Official and Applied Master’s degrees, with over thirty years of demonstrated experience.
IE is a Madrid-based institution with Undergraduate, Graduate and Executive education programs in a full-time, part-time and blended format. IE’s aim is to contribute a new model of higher education, leveraging on the best academic traditions yet providing a fresh approach in the faculty, our learning methodologies and program content.
CEMFI is a leading institution in research and graduate education in Economics and Finance.
For almost fifty years, the Istituto Europeo di Design has been operating in the fields of education and research in the disciplines of design, fashion, visual communication and management. Today, the IED is a constantly expanding international network that issues first-level academic diplomas and organises three-year courses, Masters courses, continuous professional development and advanced training courses.
Ostelea - School of Tourism & Hospitality gives you the opportunity to study in the country that boasts the most competitive tourism sector in the world. A country filled with cultural resources and infrastructures, and which is highly adapted to digital consumption habits.
Established in 1819, ESCP Europe is the oldest business school in the world. Its mission is to develop the next generation of transnational business leaders, preparing them to embrace the opportunities offered by cultural diversity.
ISDI is the worldwide leader in digital education, helping professionals, entrepreneurs, enterprises and institutions to close the competitive gap to the digital era.
The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is a medium institution well-known for the quality of its teaching and academic research, its international orientation and its higher than average study workload. Established in 1989, its mission is to contribute to the improvement of society through teaching of the highest quality and cutting-edge research in line with stringent international guidelines.
ISDE is an international private law school with global recognition for being the market leader in the world of legal education due to its unique methodology and course structure. ISDE has offices in Madrid, Barcelona, New York, Mexico and Bolivia.
After a century of university experience, at COMILLAS we are keenly aware that a great many things have changed since the university was founded. Spanish universities have moved on from the education of a select social minority toward a more universal social mission. Catholicism is no longer the Official State Religion and the Church has lived through the fruitful opening of the Second Vatican Council. Spanish society has assumed a more European and even global character.
A Business School that promotes the value of people in a global economy, based on solidarity, social responsibility and business ethics. A Social School, in which competition does not come in conflict with cooperation. An Open School, that believes change is possible and necessary. A Digital School, where technology is naturally integrated, promoting a participative and collaborative spirit. A Green School, that fosters the transition to a sustainable economy. A Creative School, committed to identify talent. And finally, an Active School, that believes in experience as a relevant source of learning. Nuestra experiencia nos convierte en un referente en la formación en Gestión Empresarial y Medio Ambiente. Nuestro compromiso y visión nos empuja a educar a personas capaces de transformar empresas e iniciar proyectos en un mundo más social, sostenible y digital.
It is no exaggeration to state that over one and a half centuries great part of the history of Spanish technology has been written by the Schools of Architecture and Engineering. They have been during a lot of years nearly the only and in some cases actually the only schools. All of the important personalities in the area of teaching and research passed through the respective centres as students or lecturers.
With students from 23 countries, CIFF Business School offers you a truly international experience in the vibrant and cosmopolitan capital of Spain. With a strong practical focus we provide a learning experience that is designed to deliver graduates advanced skills ready for prominent roles in their line of business.
Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri and Madrid, Spain that welcomes students of all faiths and no faith. SLU values academic excellence, life-improving research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to serving others.
EAE is an International Higher Management Education Institution. With 50 years’ experience as a Business School, EAE has been involved in the training of over 65,000 directors and professionals. Each year, participants from over 72 countries develop their skills at EAE, equipping them to perform roles of responsibility within the business and institutional world.
The Autonomous University of Madrid was found in 1968. Its Spanish name is Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.But it is known as "la Autónoma". It is a public university. It is regarded as the most prominent higher education institutions in Spain.
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HTL International School of Hospitality, Tourism and Languages is a private educational institution accredited by the Barcelona and Lloret de Mar City Councils. We tightly collaborate with Girona University and European University Miguel de Crvantes. Our school is accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, the state institution of Spanish language for Foreigners.
UCAM Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia is a private university that empowers students to develop their own real-world skills. As a Catholic institution, UCAM’s aim is to offer an integral formation to its students, not only in terms of academic knowledge but also regarding human values by means of academic subjects, volunteering projects, meetings, congresses, and workshops.