Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

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About

History

UC3M was established by an Act of the Spanish Parliament on 5 May 1989, within the framework of the University Reform Act of 1983. From the outset it was intended to be a relatively small, innovative, public university, providing teaching of the highest quality and focused primarily on research. Our first Chancellor was Professor Gregorio Peces-Barba.

Education

Carlos III University of Madrid is providing you with a tool to explore the R+D+i structure across Carlos III University of Madrid, quickly locate experts in a scientific research field and facilitate access to their research outputs.

Research

The Carlos III University of Madrid is a multidisciplinary university that investigates and transfers its knowledge in different areas and sectors that demand the different challenges of research, transfer and market programs, both at the local, state and international levels.

Career

  • 93,4% of graduates successfully found work in a degree-related field in the first year after graduation.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2023
320 31
2022
351 -40
2021
311
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2023
852 -55
2022
797 -41
2021
756
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2022
901
2021
901
2020
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2023
1001 -200
2022
801
2021
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Housing services

During your university life, you need to find the accommodation that best suits your needs: shared flats, halls of residence, families... on this page, we provide you with all information regarding the different types of accommodation, so that finding the place for you will be a lot easier.If you choose to study at a university outside of Spain for a period of time, there are companies that manage accommodation from here. They provide a large range of flats in many cities and make the processes easier for you. You can contact Spotahome, Uniplaces or Housing Anywhere.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Getafe Campus - Located in the town of Getafe to the south of Madrid, this campus has two schools: the School of Social Science and Law, and the School of Humanities. 
  • Leganes Campus - Located in the town of Leganés, to the south of Madrid, this campus houses the School of Engineering.
  • Colmenarejo Campus - Located in the town of Colmenarejo, to the northeast of Madrid, the campus has three schools: the School of Social Science and Law, the School of Humanities and the School of Engineering.
  • Madrid - Puerta de Toledo Campus - It accommodates the activities of the UC3M Center for Postgraduate Studies, especially those pertaining to University Master’s programs and professional training programs. 

Sports facilities

The UC3M has modern facilities for practicing sports that include a swimming pool, spa, paddle tennis courts, tennis, squash, bouldering, climbing wall, 7-a-side football and beach volleyball fields, indoor cycling and fitness rooms and multipurpose rooms for sports. practice of different activities. 

Practicing sports at the University is very easy and comfortable, since travel is avoided and also provides unquestionable health benefits and has even been shown to influence better academic performance. Learn about the sports centers on campus and the possibilities they offer.

Accreditation

  • 35th spot worldwide and ranked 16th in Europe, on QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking 
  • Among the 50 best European universities in teaching excellence according to the 2019 THE Teaching ranking.
  • 351st position on the QS World University Rankings 
  • Classified in the Shanghai Ranking as one of the best universities in the world in 14 academic subjects.
  • Second best Spanish university according to U-Multirank 
  • The only Spanish public university to appear among Europe’s best business schools.
  • 33rd place in the global ranking of the best centers for specialization in finance according to Finantial Times Business Education Ranking

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