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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Courses with Locals in English -Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

According to the annual QS ranking, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is one of the top universities among those established within the last 50 years. It is recognized throughout Europe for its strong reputation and academic rigor. It is occasionally referred to as the "Harvard of Spain." The Business programs at UC3M are particularly well-regarded internationally and their Economics department is ranked among the top 50 programs in the world.

This program at UC3M offers a variety of lower and upper division courses in science, technology, engineering and math, all of which are instructed in English by host university professors. Several of the engineering departments at UC3M have been awarded the EUR-ACE (EURopean-ACredited Engineer) label, as they satisfy the standards of the ENAEE (European Network for Engineering Accreditation).

All courses meet on UC3M's Leganés campus, located south-west of Madrid's city center. Tutoring is available through the university for an extra fee (per course).

Students may select courses from the following departments:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Audiovisual System Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Communication System Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering
  • Industrial Technologies Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Telecommunication Technologies Engineering
  • Telematics Engineering

Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.


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