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News related to COVID-19 for incoming students and partner universities

All on-site activity at UAM has been suspended temporarliy, so you should all comunications with the International Relations and Mobility Service should be made by e-mail.

Information for future incoming students (academic year 2020/21)

IMPORTANT NOTICE (01/07/2020): UAM's Faculty of Medicine has taken the difficult decision to cancel all mobility programmes (inbound) during the first semester of the academic year 2020/2021. (This measure does not affect mobilities at other UAM Faculties.)

For further information, please consult the website of the Faculty's International Relations Office.


UAM will start the 2020-21 academic year with a full guarantee to the safety of the university community and teaching activity with the maximum on-campus activity as possible. The teaching conditions will be adapted according to the public health situation, which will always seek to guarantee the development of academic activity and the safety of people. The 2020-21 academic year is being planned with face-to-face teaching on campus when necessary and both synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous (deferred) distance teaching activities through electronic platforms.

In Madrid, transport, shops, and services are in operation, respecting the security and interpersonal distancing measures dictated by the authorities. The university residences are expected to be open in September, also following the established sanitary measures. As the pandemic evolves, there may be temporary mobility restrictions limited in a geographical area or a social group. You should contact the Spanish Consulate in your country to find out about travel restrictions to Spain and about the processing of a study visa (if you are a non-EU student).

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FCS health control form

To protect your health, the Government of Spain has implemented a series of measures to protect the general public’s health, including health control of passengers upon arrival in Spain. From this website you can fill out the health control form and obtain your QR Code, to show it at the control points upon arrival in Spain.

Before traveling to Spain, make sure you have signed the form, on the web spth.gob.es or in the mobile app.


Travel recommendations and restrictions