Universidad Europea de Madrid

Year of foundation: 1995
Approx. number of students: 10,500
Period of study: Mid September - End January; End January - Mid June
MCI partner since: 2004

The City

Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The city is located on the river Manzanares. As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence of the Spanish monarch, Madrid is also the political center of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.2 million, while the estimated urban area population is 5.1 million.

The University

Universidad Europea de Madrid (UEM) is a private university owned by Laureate Education, Inc. Laureate Education is the largest provider of private universities worldwide. With annual tuition of approx. €10,000, UEM is currently the most expensive private university of Spain. UEM is characterized by a relatively large number of international students, especially for Spanish standards.