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King Juan Carlos University

3.6 out of 5 (83 ratings / 69 reviews) Madrid, Spain
Study URJC provides a learning environment and a life aimed at promoting the work and talent campus. In URJC you can develop your potential and have a comprehensive, international, professional and humanistic education.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Education & Training (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Since 1996, the University has focused his teaching and interdisciplinary research to find solutions to current problems, and ranks among the best universities in Madrid for excellence academic programs and international scientific quality.


Areas of knowledge:

  • Law and Social Sciences
  • Sciencies
  • Health Sciences
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Arts and Humanities

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Housing services

Students may find accommodation in shared flats with prices ranging from 250 to 350 Euro. A two month deposit is usually requested. Generally the rent of a single room in a private flat with shared cooking facilities costs about 200 Euro, full board 490 Euro.

In Madrid it is not difficult to find accommodation. For many students the best option is to arrive for the Intensive and free Spanish course and stay during the first days in some hostal o hotel. Once here, seeing the City and all the Campus, they can decide better with other students their best accommodation.

Medical services

School insurance protects its beneficiaries against some contingencies which might occur while in Spain, with the following benefits:

  • School accident
  • Medical and pharmaceutical assistance or, if it proceeds, hospitalization and surgery.
  • Economic indemnities

Student Life

Campus life

Located in Madrid, the facilities and infrastructure of the campuses of Aranjuez, Alcorcón, Fuenlabrada, Madrid and Móstoles encorauge the university life and an academic environment-oriented to research, innovation and learning.

Facilities include:

  • A magnificent library
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer rooms and othe rlaboratories to perform teaching practices in the area of Dentistry, anatomy, rehabilitation, psychology
  • Free-access computer
  • Photography and a cinema studio
  • A radio studio
  • A Translation and Interpreting laboratory and specific facilities for the Fine Arts degree
  • Cafeteria
  • Teaching and research laboratories

Sports facilities

The sports facilities of Rey Juan Carlos University in Campus Fuenlabrada has a complete athletics track with terraces whose skating is for 3000 locations approximately, a gym with fitness area and weights room, a natural grass football pitch, four paddle courts, three tennis courts, 4 sports centre tracks, a fronton, an artificial grass football pitch where you can practice 7-a-side football.

Student Reviews

University: bitter more than glitter
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The structure of the syllabus for this Bachelor's was very vaguely defined as it had only come out one year before I enrolled, thus it was more like a potpourri of subjects that were thought to provide us with soft skills and necessary knowledge but did not meet any of the student's expectations in the end, resulting in four years of isolated information about many...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

As in everywhere, I had amazing teachers and teachers that were not that "captivating". Our group was huge (80people) which didn't allow to a more personal approach to the classes. Even though, I'd enjoyed my years spend there

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is named after former king Juan Carlos I of Spain and has the Latin motto Non nova, sed nove ("Not new things, but in a new way"). It was established in 1996 by the government of the Community of Madrid.