Study Abroad at UCJC
Explore Spain as a global citizen while earning university credits through year, semester or short-term programs

Explore Spain as a global citizen while earning university credits through year, semester or short-term programs.

Founded in 2000, UCJC is part of SEK Education Group, whose proven track record in teaching excellence spans over 125 years. As a young university, UCJC is forward-looking and uniquely placed to bridge the gap between traditional and modern times, through a liberal arts and applied sciences approach to higher education.

The university boasts four different schools: Education, Health, Communications and Humanities and Technology and Science, which offer a range of Spanish and European official undergraduate and graduate programs.

UCJC works with selected partner universities to offer their students the opportunity of exploring Spain and discovering their inner global citizen while earning university credits through year, semester and short-term programs.

Students who come to UCJC for longer or shorter periods will have the opportunity to:

  • Take Spanish language and culture classes
  • Go on cultural outings
  • Join a variety of activities such as museum visits and flamenco shows
  • Explore service-learning opportunities and volunteering in Madrid
  • Experience UCJC’s vibrant student life through clubs such as the International Club, where they will meet students from across the globe in cultural events and language exchanges


Undergraduate courses at UCJC

All our international mobility students who spend a semester or year abroad at UCJC can choose from a variety of classes taught in English or Spanish (or bilingually) in the fields of Education, Health, Communications and Film, Criminology, Law, Business and Technology, Transport and Logistics and Urban Management, among others. Students will be able to take subjects which will provide them with complementary knowledge and skills to their major or main degree; these global experiences foster the acquisition of competencies more than simply learning of content.

Spanish language and culture

During their time at UCJC, international students also have the opportunity of taking Spanish language and culture classes each semester. These face-to-face sessions are combined with cultural activities, which include visits to Madrid’s Prado and Reina Sofia Museums as well as the Filmoteca Española. Students will also have the chance to visit local wineries and nearby historic cities such as Segovia and Toledo.


Short-term Study Abroad programs

We welcome faculty-led programs from other universities. We can also customise a short-term course to your specifications with the aim of adding value to your students’ integrated learning experience and complementing their studies.

UCJC offers a wide range of short programs in the fields of Education, Health, Communications, Film, and many more.

UCJC Senior

The UCJC-Senior academic offering is constantly expanding

UCJC, with the aim of making learning universal, offers a range of courses for people over 50 who are interested and motivated to continue learning. The objective is for the classroom to become an ideal place for meeting, training and exchanging knowledge and experiences.