If you are a student from another country, and you want to come to the URJC with the Erasmus + or the Munde program, check the following information:
Exchange students who want to study in spanish must have a B1 spanish certificate. B2 in spanish is desirable.
B2 English level is compulsory for studies in english.
For all health studies that they have to treat with patients and for second cycle (Master) we require a B2 level certificate in spanish.
If the student is going to study in English-Spanish will have to provide the required certificates for each language.
If the student is going to study one of Health Science study areas (except Occupational Therapy) B2 certificate of Spanish is required.
If the mother tongue of the student is SPANISH and goes to study in Spanish, the student will not need any certificate.
If the student's mother tongue is ENGLISH and will study in English, the student will not need a certificate
Welcome Days facilitate the integration of international students in university life and allow you to have an overview of the URJC and its environment, meet other students and make first acquaintance with the art and culture of the Community of Madrid, visiting the historic centre of the city, its museums and strolling along the streets with your peers.
At the Welcome Days, and during the year, we organize different trips within the 'Visiting Madrid and surroundings' program, which will take you to the ‘Museums Route' or introduce you into and delight you with the local cuisine.
The International Welcome Day: The Welcome Day shows you around your campus and the University, you will receive information regarding issues of your interest, you’ll meet the team of the International Office and if you join the Buddy program, a fellow student will guide you in your early days.
Welcome day will take place for all the exchange students on Wednesday 5th of September 2018 at:
Salón de Actos de Edificio Biblioteca
Campus de Madrid
Paseo de los Artilleros s/n. 28032 - Vicálvaro – Madrid
Welcome Session will be at 9,30h for those students who will attend courses in Spanish language
Welcome Session will be at 12 h for those students who will attend courses in English language.
Assistance to the Welcome Session is very important because essential information for your mobility will be given.
Those students who are not able to attend the Welcome Day must go to the International Relations Office of their Campus once they arrive.
The first week of your arrival here will be free Cultural and Touristic activities all around Madrid for exchange students. So, we invite you to takepart in them. We will inform you about the programs during the Welcome Session.
The BUDDY PROGRAM, a welcome program of the URJC, helps all international students to integrate into the university and to know the city.
- Do you want to be a Buddy? REGISTRATION HERE! || Registration until 10th Dec 2017
Participating in this program, the buddies (mentor/mentee) will have the opportunity to live an "internationalization at home". You can practice languages, learn about other cultures and expand your international contacts. With your participation you can earn up to 2 official credits.
- Do you need a buddy? REGISTRATIONS HERE! || Registration until 15th Dec 2017
Your Buddy will help you with all you need on your arrival to our city and university: information about the university, administrative procedures, transport, accommodation…
ESN URJC (International exchange erasmus student network)
Erasmus Student Network Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (ESN URJC) is a local section of the biggest student organization in Europe. We are VOLUNTEERS and local students who work for free to turn your exchange period into the best experience of your life.
Meet us in the closed Facebook group (www.facebook.com/groups/1699058920422534/). You will find help and make real friends with us. Either if you applied or not for the ESNbuddy Program, each of us we'll be like another Buddy. We are local students and we were once Erasmus, so we know well how you feel!
Feel free to join our official facebook group Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Madrid - International Students now! This group has been created to help you get settled, meet people and answer all your questions while preparing you for your arrival in Madrid! Whatever you may need, from basic help, meeting new people, housing, cultural experiences, language exchanges, discounts, etc., feel free to use this group!
Also check out the free services offered by our partner Ciytlife Madrid, they are here to help you prepare for your time abroad and to settle in to your new life in Madrid. Find all information, from recommended neighbourhoods and how to find the perfect room to Madrid’s public transportation system. From what is the best cell phone provider to how to open a free bank account & how the medical system in Spain works. To download the free guides and to reserve your free Madrid Starter Kit, please click here: www.citylifemadrid.com/getting-settled
Lodging / Accomodation
Accommodation on Campus
Residencia Campus Vicálvaro. The residence is located in the Campus of Vicálvaro, and has 217 rooms, of which 180 single rooms and 37 double rooms. Each room has a surface of approximately 18m², 34m² in the case of double rooms, and has an ensuite bathroom and office with refrigerator and microwave.
The Community of Madrid provides information about “ Residencias y Colegios Mayores “ (Halls of Residences), both public and private, which offer accommodation during the academic year.
The program Vivienda virtual de la Comunidad de Madrid helps university students who come to Madrid to study at one the Universities with their search for accommodation.
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos is a partner of HousingAnywhere.com, the international student-to-student housing platform. Students who are coming from abroad to Madrid can find & book a student room on www.HousingAnywhere.com. The rooms on this platform are offered by our students that go abroad for a study abroad semester, exchange, Erasmus or internship. Using the platform itself is completely free for you as a student; when you make a concrete booking an administrative fee will be charged as a part of Housing Anywhere’s secure booking system.
Uniplaces is the global trusted brand for student accommodation. Thanks to the verification process, antifraud payment system and our 7 days customer service access they commit to provide the best accommodation experience.
Use the promo code URJC15 and get 25% off in the service fee and participate in the change to get an accommodation scholarship.
Furthermore, Uniplaces is looking for students to join the Uniplaces Ambassador program to join the team in Madrid.
Office Vicálvaro: Ride the Gunners, 29. 28032 Madrid. Tel .: (34) 917 752 948 Mobile: (34) 669 108 330
Moncloa Office: C / Hilarion Eslava, 12 28015 Madrid. Tel .: (34) 915432031. Mobile: (34) 620 824 527
To facilitate the search for accommodation, hereunder we list Real Estate Websites and other websites of companies which offer housing to students. The University does not have any agreements or arrangements with these companies. As such we decline any responsibility and legal liability related to the private agreements which students may sign with these companies.
Please follow this link to enter the application process: https://sede.urjc.es/en/movilidad-incoming
Procedure: fill out the online application form as required.
You should choose the study area and language for which you are nominated for
Required application documents:
- Passport/ID photocopy
- Learning Agreement (LA)
- Language Certificate
Please don’t send hardcopies of the documents by postal mail. You have to upload them in the platform
Teresa Chávarri Caro
Servicio de Relaciones Internacionales
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Campus de Madrid. Edificio Gestión. Despacho 52
Teléfono: +34 91 488 7722 (ext. 7722)
Oficina RRII en Fuenlabrada
D. Oscar Prieto García
+34 91 488 81 89
Oficina RRII en Vicálvaro
Mª Teresa Chavarri Caro
Dª. Socorro Vera Santos
+34 91 495 92 76
Oficina RRII en Alcorcón
D. Ricardo Carlos de la Fuente
+34 91 488 86 12