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Swiss European Mobility Programme Before arriving

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In order to be an SEMP student at UAM, there must be an agreement between your home university and UAM, otherwise you cannot nominate yourself. You should check in advance with your home university about the possibility of coming to UAM through the SEMP programme and find out the procedure for becoming a SEMP student

Being a SEMP student implies two things:

First : being nominated as a SEMP student by your home university.

Second  being accepted as a SEMP student by the host university (UAM).

How to apply for admission to UAM as a SEMP student for 2019/2020


  • From 15th of May to 15th of June 2019, for first semester and full academic year students
  • 16th June to 31st October 2019, for second semester students

A - Application Form (electronic application form)

This process comprises two steps:

1.Registration as user: you need to register as a UAM user to access online services Click here for registering as a user, you will recieve an email with your username and your password (please check your SPAM folder)

2.Application form: with the user name and password you were given when registering, you will log in the application form. Click here for completing the application form. Important: confirm with your home university the UAM faculty or school you have been selected for.

For any questions, please contact serim.movilidad@uam.es

B - Learning Agreement (paper form)

Please send us your Learning Agreement signed and stamped by your home university. You can send it by post or scanned to:

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Servicio de Relaciones Internacionales y Movilidad

Plaza Mayor

C/ Einstein 7

Campus Cantoblanco

28049 Madrid, Spain

Email: serim.movilidad@uam.es

Remember that at least 50% of the credits must belong to the UAM faculty or school in which you are going to study.

Subjects taught in English.

Download the Learning Agreement

For any questions, please contact the International Relations Office of your UAM faculty or school

Language requirements

The level of Spanish required for incoming students is:

  • B1 for graduate studies
  • B2 for:
    • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
    • Hispanic Studies Degree
    • Postgraduate Studies

With the exception of specific studies that request a specific level

UAM will not request documents providing the level of Spanish to the applicant student; however the home university will ensure the candidate meets the language requirements.


After having been accepted you will have to enrol at UAM in the following dates:

  • 1st semester and full academic year: from 2nd to 16th September 2019
  • 2nd semester: from 16th to 31st January 2020

Term dates

Housing information

You can  find information about halls of residence click here.

The Reception Office also offers guidance on housing.

Spanish courses

The UAM gives exchange students the opportunity to study Spanish.

For further information please contact servicio.idiomas@uam .es or click here.