UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID (UC3M)

General information about the institution:

Number of campuses: 4 campuses

Number of faculties: 3 faculties:

Age: funded in 1989

Location, etc.

Located in Leganés, Getafe, Colmenarejo and Madrid center

Some maps may be fund in http://www.uc3m.es/portal/page/portal/get_know_us/how_get_here

Name of the faculties

Escuela Politécnica Superior

Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas

Facultad de Humanidades Comunicación y Documentación

Number of students and teaching staff

The total number of students in UC3M in the last academic year was 18,843.

Training programs: Name of the programs

The following programs are involved in Green IT Erasmus Mundus:

"Grado en Ingenieria Telemática"

"Grado en Ingeniería de Sistemas de Comunicaciones"

"Grado en Ingeniería de Sistemas Audiovisuales"

"Grado en Ingeniería en Tecnologías de Telecomunicación"

"Master Universitario en Ingeniería de Telecomunicación"

"Master Universitario en Ingeniería Telemática"

"Master Interuniversitario en Multimedia y Comunicaciones"

"Master in Industrial Economics and Markets (Energy, Transport and Telecommunications)" - specialization in Telecommunications Economics

"Doctorado en Ingeniería Telemática"

"Doctorado en en Multimedia y Comunicaciones"

Number of students in each program

The total number of students in UC3M in the last academic year was 18,843.

"Grado en Ingenieria Telemática", "Grado en Ingeniería de Sistemas de Comunicaciones", "Grado en Ingeniería de Sistemas Audiovisuales" and "Grado en Ingeniería en Tecnologías de Telecomunicación" are made of 4 courses, typically with 1-2 groups of a maximum of 80 students that are further subdivided in smaller groups of 40 students.

Master programs have a more reduced number of students, typically 20 students per course, with a total of 1,5 – 2 courses.

Scientific production

Publication statistics

663 publications in international scientific journals in the year 2010

Research entities or labs

123 research groups, 23 research institutes, 15 research laboratories

International rakings positions

According with several studies, the departments of the UC3M in the areas of Economy, Statistics and Engineering appear among the best in Europe. UC3M is the second Spanish university (2002-06) in international publications of impact (Web of Science) per professor; second in Spain in projects of 6th FP of the European Union per professor; it is the second in Spain in research projects of the national plan of R+D+I per professor; the first public university in competitiveness in research and second in research effort (Cotet 2006).

UC3M occupies position 50th in QS Top 50 under 50 ranking

Foreign students reception

Statistics of foraing students in the institution

1,055 incoming students in the last academic year (723 Erasmus, 332 from non European countries)

1,070 outgoing students in the last academic year (850 Erasmus, 220 to non European countries)

Students facilities (foreing laguages courses, etc.)

The UC3M organizes a Program of Welcome for International Students of Exchange and meetings orientations to the beginning of every semester. The Office of International Relations in every campus gives service to every international student.

The UC3M has residences for students inits three campuses. MEAD is an IT application managed by the UC3M that offers information about housing: http://www.uc3m.es/portal/page/portal/servicios_jovenes/alojamiento/aloja

The Center of Languages offers courses of Spanish based on the Common European Frame of Reference.: http: // www.uc3m.es/portal/page/portal/centro_idiomas_fernando_lazaro_carreter

The students' associations ESN (Erasmus Student Network) and BEST (Board of European Students of Technology) collaborate with the Service of International Relations for a better integration of the foreign students in the university life.