Universidad Politécnica De Madrid


General Information

Country Spain
City Madrid
Founding 1971
Number of Students 36 500

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

International Office of UPM

Guide for International Students



Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (E_MADRID05)
Who can apply?

Bachelor students (at the time of the exchange the bachelor degree program should be completed)
Master students

Students of a Bachelor's program: Please note that you should have a maximum of 20 ECTS open per upcoming semester at RWTH until the stay abroad, as a stay is only possible in the Master's program.

Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1 to 2 Semesters
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements >5


Study Details

Semester Dates

1. Semester: Mid-September to Mid-February

2. Semester: Mid-February to June

Cooperating Faculty/Department ETSI Caminos
Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

It is possible that not all of the faculty's courses are open to exchange students. The partner university and exchange reports may provide further information.

Please note that in general the majority of the courses taken must be chosen by the cooperating faculty.

Course Offerings

Course Overview of the E.T.S. ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses Information about Language Courses



Language Requirements

English B2

Spanish A2 - B1

The language requirements depend on the language that the chosen courses are held in. Students who only choose courses taught in English do not need to prove Spanish language proficiency.

Language Certificate from RWTH Aachen Language Center

Application Deadline at the International Exchange Office at the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for 1 to 2 Semesters as of the Winter Semester of the Same Year
Application Deadline at Partner University

01. June for the Winter Semester of the Same Year or for a Whole Academic Year

01. December for the Summer Semester of the Following Year

(Applying to the partner universtiy takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)

Application to Partner Universtiy

Information about the Application and Application Documents

Information about the Application Process

(Applying to the partner university takes place only fter successful application at RWTH University.)




Tuition Fees Fees Waived

Erasmus+ Scholarship

Schüßler Award

Pirlet Award

Scholarship Database


Practical Information

Accommodations Information about the accommodation search
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD

Study in Spain