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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Advisor: Robert Dowden Program Type: Exchange
Academic Level: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior Areas of Study: Art, Communications, History, Literature, Politics
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credits: 15 +
Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite On-Site Language Course Required: No
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Housing Options: Shared Apartment
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Yes
Program Description:

Don Quixote Statue in Madrid
Universidad CEU San Pablo


Universidad CEU San Pablo (CEU) is located in the heart of Madrid, Spain's capital - a beautiful city with a drive for business and technology, but also art.
Being able to experience a taste of Spanish life while having access to CEU's wide array of courses is an opportunity that may be too good to pass up. Applicants should be aware that the university has 2 campuses, each centrally located in Moncloa and Montepríncipe.

Academics & Curriculum

Students on this program enroll in a full course load, equal to 30 ECT, in English- and Spanish-taught courses.

Available English-taught courses may be found here.

For a complete list of courses, please navigate to CEU's mobility page, click the drop down menu for "International Students", then "Useful Information". From here you may find all of the available courses by selecting a degree, and then clicking near the top "Plan de Estudio". To request complete syllabi, please write to:

Accommodation & MealsVetricella Pottery

Housing for this program is provided by Students Global Relocation (SGR). Students may choose to live in a homestay, which includes a partial meal plan, or in a furnished apartment with other CUA or international students. All housing provided to students will be within a 45 minute commute to Universidad CEU San Pablo.

Included with the furnished apartments are a bed, a wardrobe, a desk and chair, as well as utilities (electricity, water, internet, etc.). SGR also provides a regular cleaning service just for the common/shared areas of the apartment. Not included in the basic price are towels, linens, or laundry service.


SGR has also recently established a "co-living space". Most of the rooms are rented individually, although some doubles are available for friends wanting to room together. Every room has a private bathroom, study area, and storage space.



Students applying to study abroad in Madrid may also be eligible for the Luis Alberto Ambroggio Scholarship for Study Abroad.

Exchange Scholars

Exchange Scholar programs at The Catholic University of America provide an immersive international experience for a limited number of highly qualified students.  This exclusive opportunity enables students to study at a select group of prestigious universities worldwide.  Exchange partner schools are selected on the basis of mission, academic excellence, dedication to internationalization, and a commitment to research.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/01/2021
Rolling Admission 01/30/2022 06/18/2022
NOTE: The departure date includes the period for re-sitting exams. Students may be able to depart earlier.
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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