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Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid (UPCM)

23 Overall Reviews
4.23 / 5 based on 103 reviews
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anonymous
Norwegian School of Management BI, Oslo, Norway
Business Studies, Graduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
4.6/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
How fast time flies by during the stay. Suddenly I was back home.
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
1
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Pontificia Comillas is a prestigious and famous school in Spain. Be sure to check out the recruitment forums if you are looking for an internship or a job. Try to socialize with locals and participate in sports arrangements and other arrangements.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Feel free to contact me if there are any questions.
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barulo
cesem, reims, Spain
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
4.6/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
all of the spanish culture
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
1
Activities
3
Campus life
1
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
To have fun in Spain it's very important to make un efort to integrate a spanish group of student to learn more and rapidly
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
If you are going with erasmus you have to take care about the great danger to stay with only erasmus students. Even if it could be very funny it's not really profitable (to my mind)
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Cornelia
Wirtschaftsuniversitńt Wien, Vienna, Austria
Financial Management, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
4.6/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
more information on the courses at university and about housing opportunities
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In my opinion:
I loved it but I'm not sure everybody would.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
do not underestimate the level of study although it seems quite easy in the beginning - the exams are usually a bit more difficult than expected.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
I recommend day-trips to Segovia, Salamanca, ┴vila, Toledo; weekend-trips to Granada, Sevilla, Valencia...
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anonymous
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Management Science, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
4.7/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Maybe having lived with Spanish people instead of English where I found myself speaking English alot.
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
2
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
2
Party / people
3
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
Not very the university is private and more like a school with a blackboard and students being called up to do examples. good if you get friendly with the teachers and they don┤t make you go up.Good location in the centre of town. Would rather have gone there than Alcalß outside. Also university is a small part of life out here!!
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
Gat yourself a native girl/boyfriend it improves your language skills alot and gets you a solid group os native mates to party with who know all the places to go and can take you travelling!!!!!
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Superb professors and student attention
Jorge
Spain, Graduate
Engineering, Electrical
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
5.0/5
Overall
I have studied here for 4 years, a degree in Industrial Engineering in ICAI. Probably the biggest difference with other prestigious Universities in Spain is the close relationship that the professors have with the students. They are always there to help you with doubts and guidance, and this doesn't happen so much in other places. Also, most of them are very experienced, both in teaching and work outside the university. 
Another good point are the laboratories, which are very complete and again above the standards of Spanish engineering schools, what leads to a more practical formation. 
The studies, however, are not easy, and a big number of students leave them before finishing (by their decision or by direction of the school), but if you work hard at the end it is worth it.
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Pros
Professors, laboratories and facilities
Cons
Tough, demanding degree with strict rules
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SÚverine
Hautes Etudes Industrielles, Lille, France
Engineering, Graduate, Study abroad program
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
4.3/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I would have liked to know that many old spanish people are "avares (french)/ tacanos(spanish)", I wouldn't have believed the owner of my flat when she told me she would renew the flat. I idn't have any contract.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
I would recommend it to someone who also want to study very well: if you only want to have fun, choose a public university in Madrid, it'll be easier(this one is private, and quite hard)
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
2
Final comments
Don't forget to sleep, it's quite easy not to sleep at all in this town! I've seen trafic jams at 3 o'clock in the morning!
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