Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid - Exchange

City: Madrid Country: Spain

Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid Website


What Comillas has to offer:


  • Is one of Spain's most prestigious private Jesuit universities, established more than a century ago
  • Has a wide variety of academic disciplines; including theology, law, social sciences, engineering, business, nursing, and physiotherapy
  • Is characterised by academic rigour, personalised care for each student, and advanced social awareness
  • Provides a rich student life, where students will find a variety of diverse student associations offering activities to suit anyone's interests.
  • The University services include access to libraries, computing centers, sports, housing assistance, and medical & psychological services.
  • Additionally, students will have access to workshops in photography and guitar, as well as university-sponsored theater, cinema, art, and music activities
  • Located in Madrid, the largest city in Spain, considered to be one of the top European destinations for cultural attractions

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Semester 1: August - December

Semester 2: January - June

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: English,Spanish

It is not mandatory but students are encouraged to have a B2 level in Spanish to make the most of this exchange.

Field of Study: All

Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid Course Information

There is a large number of courses taught in English in the following Departments: Translation, International Relations, Education, Industrial Organization, Computer Engineering, Mechanincal Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Business Administration, Law and Legal Studies, Public Administration, Political Science.

Students who are on exchange are also able to register for an additional Spanish Language course.


Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid Accommodation

Program Contact

University of Alberta International, Education Abroad

Credit Transfer History

  • Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
    Course at Host Institution Faculty UAlberta Subject Area UAlberta Course Equivalency Credit Hours Notes
    Spanish Culture Arts Spanish 2XX 3
    Spanish Language Arts Spanish 212 3
    Theory and Practice of Translation Arts Linguistics 3XX 6
    Third-choice Foreign Language - A2.1 French Arts French Language and Literature 2XX 3 NTD FREN 211/212
    Spanish and Literature Arts Spanish 3XX 3
    United Nations, NGOs and Global Governance Arts Political Science 3XX 3
    Regional Studies IV (Latin America: Political Past and Future) Arts Spanish 3XX 3
    Spanish Language: Rules and Usage Arts Spanish 3XX 3