Universidad Francisco de Vitoria
The Francisco de Vitoria University Center is affiliated with the Universidad Complutense de Madrid which is one of the top universities in Spain. The campus has very high quality media equipment.
All courses are taught in Spanish, although a few business courses in English are offered each semester. You need to have a B2 level in Spanish and in English. You will need to take a Spanish test at the university.
In order to improve your Spanish level, you can subscribe to the Intensive Spanish course (fees to be expected) before the beginning of the semester. This will grant you ECTS credits :
– Autumn: from August 26 to September 6 (4ECTS)
– Spring: early January (4ECTS)
You have access to all of Vitoria specializations and classes : international business, journalism, communication.
+ More info: courses in Spanish and English : https://www.ufv.es/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Academic-Offer-.xlsx
The non-residential campus is located 12km from the center of Madrid.
Madrid is the largest city in Spain with 3.5 million inhabitants. There are 6.5 million people in the region. Its neighborhoods which hosted the ‘movida’, its parks and palaces, its museums including the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Prado are waiting for you to discover them.
Madrid is also an international business center.
Good to know
Practical guide established by the university : http://www.ufvinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Bienvenida_RRII_mail_pliegos.pdf
Buddy program: you can ask to be put in contact with a university student who will accompany you in all of your procedures and give you some advice.
Public transportation: €60 / month.
The number of places in Erasmus + is limited. The granting of a scholarship is therefore not automatic and the amount paid may vary. Please refer to the Erasmus+ section. If all Erasmus + places are taken, this destination may still be offered to you under a paid agreement.
This information is provided as a guide.
Please visit the partner university’s website to have exact updated information.
ABS : 2nd, 3rd, 4th year
ESAM : 3rd, 4th year
IGS RH : 3rd year
ISCPA JOURNALISM : 3rd and 4th year
ISCPACOM : 3rd and 4th year
ISTEC : 4th year
Resume in Spanish
Course choice form
5 ID photos
3 copies of ID document
Orientation : few days before orientation
Lectures start : early September
End of lectures and exams : mid-January
Lectures start : mid-January
End of lectures and exams : mid-May
Exams retake (if necessary) : mid-June
ID Card or passport (compulsory for destinations outside the EU) valid for six months after your return date.
European Health Insurance Card compulsory to integrate the lectures.
For students coming from outside of the EU, you must proceed to a visa request.
You will have to search for it on your own. The university recommends the following websites : www.aluni.net and www.citylifemadrid.com
Also check the university’s Facebook page (Universidad Francisco de Vitoria Relaciones Internacionales).
Plan around €400-500 per person for a shared apartment and €700 if you are alone.
Cost of living on site : around 20% cheaper than Paris
more info : http://www.ufvinternational.com/en/students-studying-at-ufv/accommodation/