Global Education

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

An HPU Exchange Program
Madrid, Spain

Poster_UniversidadReyJuanCarlosUniversidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) is the youngest and most modern of all public universities in Madrid. It has five campuses, located in Móstoles, Alcorcón, Fuenlabrada, Madrid, and Aranjuez, as well as its Foundation in the city center. URJC offers 6 degrees taught in English, with classes offered on the Madrid campus. It was created in 1996 with the objective of offering all-around preparation for its students, combining theoretical teaching with training in laboratories and companies, thus facilitating rapid access to the labor market. The university has more than 40,000 students enrolled, including over 4,000 international students from over a hundred countries from all over the world, and a staff of more than 1,900 members, including both teachers and administrative personnel.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos is in close contact and collaborates with the international scientific community and participates in exchange programs for both teachers and students.

Research and technological innovation are one of its most important mainstays, as well as its commitment and connection with business sectors in a free-flowing university-business relationship, making it a university prepared to confront the challenges of the 21st Century.

Top 3 Reasons to Study Here:

  1. Immerse yourself in Spanish culture in the bustling capital city of Madrid.
  2. Study at the youngest and most modern of all public universities in Madrid.
  3. Be immersed in a culture of entrepreneurship and research.


Quick Facts

Location: Madrid, Spain (population: 3.2 million)

University: Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (students: 40,000)

Terms available: 

  • Fall (late August to mid-January)
  • Spring (early January to mid-May)

*Please Note: The Universidad Rey Juan Carlos currently is not accepting exchange applications.

Minimum application requirements: 2.75 GPA and Sophomore status

Application deadlines:

  • Fall Term Abroad: March 15
  • Spring Term Abroad: May 15, the year prior

Visa information: See the Visa Information: Spain page for detailed information.

For More Information…

For more information, visit the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos’ website or email a study abroad representative. To schedule an appointment with a study abroad adviser, contact the Office of Study Abroad at (336) 841-9280.

Office of Global Education

Location: Cottrell Hall, Suite 142
Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280
Mailing Address:
High Point University
Office of Global Education
One University Parkway, Drawer 24
High Point, NC 27268  USA

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