About UCM

Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) — public non-profit university. It is located in Madrid, Spain. UCM was founded back in 1499, which is why it is among the oldest higher education institutions in the country. UCM is working together with European University Association (EUA), Utrecht Network.

The university is among the top-230 best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. THE (Times Higher Education Ranking) places the university in 24 position among universities with the most research output.

UCM offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs in different fields of study.

Madrid, Spain
Establishment year
International students
Female students

Place in ratings

Rating QS
Rating THE

UCM tuition fees

At UCM, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. The educational institution helps students with tuition fees through scholarships. They are available to local and international students. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar

UCM campus

The city campus of UCM provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Madrid has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. UCM regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

Students are allowed to stay in the country for a year after graduation. To do this, you need to extend your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of UCM find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
1922Autonomous University of MadridSpainMadrid
7,390 USD
5,000 USD
2094Complutense University of MadridSpainMadrid
41110Carlos III University of MadridSpainMadrid
2,999 USD
2,999 USD
52714Technical University of MadridSpainMadrid
5,459 USD
98121National University of Distance EducationSpainMadrid

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
1541University of BarcelonaSpainBarcelona
from  5,849 USD
to  6,235 USD
from  4,289 USD
to  11,914 USD
1922Autonomous University of MadridSpainMadrid
7,390 USD
5,000 USD
1963Autonomous University of BarcelonaSpainBarcelona
from  1,170 USD
to  5,394 USD
from  4,289 USD
to  19,495 USD
2094Complutense University of MadridSpainMadrid
2475Pompeu Fabra UniversitySpainBarcelona
from  7,365 USD
to  12,533 USD
from  6,227 USD
to  20,427 USD