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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Campus de Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
3.94 / 5 based on 444 reviews.
Description:
La Universidad Autónoma de Madrid tiene su sede principal en el Campus de Cantoblanco, situado a 15 kilómetros al norte de la capital y cercano a los municipios de Alcobendas, San Sebastián de los Reyes, Tres Cantos y Colmenar Viejo.

En él se encuentran el Rectorado y las Facultades de Ciencias, Filosofía y Letras, Derecho, Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Psicología, la Escuela Técnica Superior de Informática y la Escuela de Profesorado Santa María. Read more



Programmes
Accreditations
87% of students recommend
444 reviews
Housing
4.0/5
All experiences (444)
Student life
4.6/5
5 stars (126)
Academic
3.6/5
4 stars (222)
Languages
4.2/5
3 stars (78)
Expenses
3.3/5
2 stars (18)
Overall
4.4/5
1 star (0)
Do not expect a very high level of education, but if you want to learn Spanish and have fun, enjoy a beautiful city and atmosphere Madrid is the place to be Read Review
lieven, Belgium

444 reviews of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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HOUSING    
by ghardy, George Washington University, Washington DC, United States
International Relations, University Agreement
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: I lived with my Grandmother
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? I would like my independence and more living space.
Personal comments:
The University had great professors and I enjoyed my time there a lot. The classrooms we not like those in the states but they were fine.
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STUDENT LIFE    
by lieven, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Economics, Erasmus
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
casa de cervezas on thursday night for many international students and cheap palacio de gaviria on thursday the disco for international students (thursday is the night for students in general)
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ACADEMIC    
by Frederic, ESSEC, Paris, France
Business Studies, Erasmus
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:
Most courses are magistral and there is almost no interaction at all. It is a pain.



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
concerning courses: more interaction !!!

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by Alexander, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Business Studies, Erasmus
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: Spanish
Was learning Spanish a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my Spanish
How much did you improve your Spanish?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
It wasn't easy to get in contact with spanish students but nertheless I think that I improved my spanish by talking to other foreign students in spanish and just by living in spain.
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EXPENSES    
by Caterina, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Business Studies, University Agreement
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
None
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
As a result of the Euro compared to the Canadian dollar I spent more in Spain than I do in Canada. However, I found food and nightlife to be cheaper thus the costs balanced out.
Travel, Overall, Telephone, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Nightlife: was the same price as at home.
Personal comments:
One almost always spends more when in another country so save up before hand!
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OVERALL    
by Anne, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Economics, Erasmus
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
No
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
I am very happy with my choice: nice teachers & students, helpful people and green campus (on the spring time).



FINAL COMMENTS

I think this kind of international experience is always worthwhile - in many ways! If you want to improve your Spanish, USE IT even though at first you wouldn't express yourself too fluently.
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