- Founded :1989 year
- Type of University : Public
- StudyQA ranking: 1487 pts.
- Offered programms: 7 MA
- No. Students: 18676
- No. Staff: 1987
- Study mode: 7 On campus
- Languages of instruction: English
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is a public university in the Community of Madrid, Spain. UC3M is among the 20 best universities established within the last 50 years in the world, according to the annual QS ranking.
UC3M is an institution with a distinctly international profile. It offers a broad range of master’s and bachelor's degree programs in English and nearly 20% of the student body is made up of international students. It is the first university in Spain and the third in Europe in the number of its students participating in the Erasmus student exchange programs. The university has a strong reputation in business subjects, in particular economics, which is regularly ranked amongst the top 50 institutions worldwide.
Accredited by AACSB.
The undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Economics and Law are ranked first, first and second respectively among those offered by public and private universities in Spain, and its Master and Ph.D. programs also rank top in the country. The Department of Economics is among the 50 best worldwide, and in the top 10 worldwide best in Econometrics.
The UC3M Foundation is a private non-profit organization. Created in 1990, its objectives are the promotion and financing of social, cultural and scientific activities.
Objectives of the UC3M Foundation:
College extension: This includes courses for seniors (cultural programs and classroom continuing education), and seminars on exchanges and financial markets for academic credit. The You click course is directed towards young people who want to enter the labor market as professionals with improved knowledge about social media, networking, communication and digital characters.
Language Center: Focus on development in different languages like English, French, German, Chinese, Italian and others; presenting opportunities for students to be more motivated in learning languages; using new technologies and assistance with preparation for the different language exams.
Guidance and employment (SOPP): Large-platform focus on giving facilities to students and companies to take advantage in the future contracting of students in order to gain experience for the labour market.
Dormitories and accommodation: Providing facilities for accommodation to students and university faculty. Consists of three large facilities, two in Getafe (Gregorio Peces-Barba and Fernando de los Ríos dormitories) and one in Leganés (Fernando Abril Matorell). All of these facilities are in close proximity to their respective campuses. An increasing number of both foreign students and students from other parts of Spain is raising demand in the residences.
Publications and reports: Study and analyze the impacts in today´s world of the different degrees offered by the university.
Social commitment: Primarily intended to financially assist students with merit-based needs, disabilities, and lower-income students. This also includes the importance of donations of surplus equipment to various NGOs, recycling, and positive synergies with related organizations.
UC3M has four Campuses divided into the following Schools and Centers: