Universidad De Cantabria


General Information

Country Spain
City Santander
Founding 1972
Number of Students 14 205

Universidad de Cantabria

International Office of the Universidad de Cantabria



Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (E SANTAND01)
Who can apply? Bachelor students (as of the 3rd semester)
Master students
Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1 to 2 Semesters
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements 3


Study Details

Semester Dates

1. Semester: End of September to February

2. Semester: February to Mid-June

Cooperating Faculty/Department Building and Civil Engineering
Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Information for Exchange Students

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

English Course Catalog

Course Catalog in the Country's National Language: Bachelor

Course Catalog in the Country's National Language: Master

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 The university offers semester accompanying Spanish language courses.



Language Requirements

English B2

Spanish 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 the RWTH Aachen Language

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. April to 30. June for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

15. August for 01. November for the Summer Semester of the Following Year

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

Application to Partner University

Information about the Application Process and Documents

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




Tuition Fees Fees Waived
Costs Travel Costs, Cost of Living and Housing
Average Cost of Living less than the average cost of living in Germany

Erasmus+ Scholarship

Schüßler Award

Pirlet Award

Scholarship Database


Practical Information


The partner university does not offer accommodation in student dorms for exchange students.

Information on how the university can help you find housing.

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