Charles III University of Madrid
|Universidad Carlos III de Madrid|
|Motto||"Homo homini sacra res"|
|Location||Getafe, Leganés and Colmenarejo, Madrid, Spain|
|Campus||Urban (2) & Rural (1)|
|Colors||Blue, Yellow and White|
The Charles III University of Madrid (Spanish: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) is a public university in Spain. Its three campuses are located in the municipalities of Leganés, Colmenarejo and Getafe, all of them in the Community of Madrid. Its name refers to Charles III of Spain.
The university consists of three schools:
- The School of Social Sciences and Law, located in Getafe and Colmenarejo.
- The School of Humanities, Documentation and Communication, located in Getafe.
- The Higher Technical School, located in Leganés and Colmenarejo.
The university is ranked as one of the best universities in Spain. The undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Economics and Law are ranked first, first and second respectively among those offered by public and private universities in Spain, and its Master and Ph.D. programs also rank top in the country. The Department of Economics is among the 50 best worldwide, and in the top 10 worldwide best in Econometrics.
The university offers curricula fully adapted to the EU Bologna Process. It is well known for the quality of academic research, its international orientation and its higher than average study workload. It offers bilingual degrees, taught both in English and Spanish, in Economics, Business, Actuaries and Finance, and Computer, Industrial and Telecommunications engineering. It also offers joint degrees in Economics and Law and in Business and Law. All students, regardless of their concentration, must fulfill a Humanities requirement, and elementary fluency in a foreign language, generally English but also German, French or Italian, is also required.
The university's three campuses are located in the municipalities of Getafe, Leganés and Colmenarejo. The adjacent towns of Getafe and Leganés lie 10 km to the south of Madrid and each of them has a population of more than 170,000 inhabitants. Colmenarejo, about 7,000, is located 35 km to the northwest of the capital. All the campuses are easily accessible by car, bus, subway or train, and their buildings are surrounded by wide green spaces.
Notes and references
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- Official website
- List of undergraduate degrees
- List of graduate degrees
- List of academic departments
- Department of Economics
- Department of Business Administration
- International Relations Office
- Erasmus Student Network Association
- Useful information for Erasmus students
- Getafe Campus in Google Maps
- Leganés Campus in Google Maps
- Colmenarejo Campus in Google Maps