Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) was established by an Act of the Spanish Parliament on 5 May 1989, within the framework of the University Reform Act of 1983. From the outset it was intended to be a relatively small, innovative, public university, providing teaching of the highest quality and focused primarily on research. Our first Chancellor was Professor Gregorio Peces-Barba.
All UC3M courses are divided into three groups, (bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees), with the following programmes:
At present in UC3M, there are 129 recognized Research Groups dependent on the 28 academic departments making up the University. The fields covered are:
The Fundación Universidad Carlos III develop programs and actions to promote the maximum employability of our students and graduates through the actions developed by the service of Orientation & Employment.
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The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid libraries offer users a collection of over 500,000 books in print, 12,0000 e-books, 5,200 journals and reviews in print, and access to approximately 30,000 e-journals and more than 100 data bases.
A total of 48 computer rooms with 980 terminals distributed throughout the three campuses guarantee immediate access to computer equipment for students to carry out their academic studies. As well as Internet access, students have printing facilities.
The Services provided at the Center for Occupational Health will be carried out by a doctor, a specialist in occupational medicine or diploma in medicine company and an ATS / DUE company belonging to Medycsa.
Health service activity includes monitoring the health of students, which aims to detect symptoms and early signs of damage from work, detect risk situations and propose preventive measures.
UC3M has modern facilities for the practice of sports including swimming pool, spa, paddle courts, tennis, squash, bouldering, climbing wall, football pitch 7 and beach volleyball facilities, indoor cycling and fitness and multipurpose rooms for practice of different activities.
Sport in college is very easy and comfortable as displacements are avoided and also brings significant health benefits and is even shown to influence better academic performance. Known sports centers of the campus and the possibilities they offer.
The Carlos III University of Madrid hosts about seventy student associations with different themes and interests. All of them are a key to provide answers to the concerns, demands and interests that students have in their university stage, constituting an important dynamic element of university life within our campus pillar.
It is encouraging to see the work that our students do every day from associations, using their talents, enthusiasm and experience to the University Community. All these experiences contribute significantly to their comprehensive training way, and to acquire fundamental skills for their future, from an active and participatory perspective in university life.
My course starts in September 2020, however, so far the application experience and the communication with the university have been above average considering the situation surrounding the global pandemic.
Carlos III was a great experience overall. I met some of my best friends there and I learned some of the state-of-the-art techniques that will help to shape my professional career. Madrid is an amazing city. University life is very vivid and vibrant. You can have the best of both worlds: strong academics and fantastic urban activities. Also, it is a hotspot for...
I enjoyed taking classes at University of California Santa Barbara however I felt the quarter system was very face paced. In some classes I had 3 midterms in 10 weeks and a final, thus I felt as though I always had a test to study for and never any free time.