University Information

La Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is located in Getafe, less than 30 minutes away by train or bus from Madrid. It was founded in 1989 with a more modern format, organization, and facilities than the traditional Spanish Universities. The student enrollment is approximately 18,000 students. A broad range of liberal arts coursework is offered with special strengths in the Social Sciences.

Students in Getafe will take their grammar course in Madrid at our program’s center.

Course Offerings

The following courses are among those offered at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid during recent years:

Cine y televisión en España
Comercio internacional
Economía de la salud
Economía política
El progreso económico en España 1850-200
Evolución y variedades del español
Filosofía moral
Historia del teatro
Historia del pensamiento económico
Historia de América
Historia contemporánea de España
Historia económica
Historia del pensamiento económico
Lingüística general
Mercados y medio ambiente
Movimientos literarios contemporáneos
Movimientos artísticos contemporáneos
Problemas sociales I: Desigualdad y exclusión social
Problemas sociales II: Familia y género
Principios de economía
Política española
Política social y estado del bienestar
Psicología social
Sociedad y medio ambiente
Sociología de España

Additional Offerings

For details on other available courses, consult the UC3M website.

Select from among the list of majors to view the general information page for that major. To see course listings and descriptions, select “Programa”. You will see a grid of courses. The courses on the left are offered in the fall; the courses on the right are offered in the spring. You may select from any year, though first-year courses in your own major may be beneath your level and fourth year courses may be above it.

Please note that while some majors offer courses in English, you may only take courses in Spanish.