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Submission of applications

  • First semester (September- January): 15 May - 15 June
  • Second semester (January-June): 16 June - 31 October
  • Clinical rotations at the Faculty of Medicine: 16 June - 31 October


How to apply

It is a two-step process:

A - Application for admission (online) two steps MANDATORY

  1. Registration as a user: first, you must register as a UAM user to have access to the online procedures.
  2. Admission application form: using the username and password obtained when registering, you can access the Application Form. This option will not work until the application period is open.

B - Application for subjects (paper form):

You must specify the subjects you wish to take on the Application form / Application for clinical rotrations.

Please, fill in every field on the application form as well as the complete information on the subjects you wish to take (code, course, group, semester, number of credits, Faculty/School). For more information, consult Study Plans.

Applicants must sign their application form.

IMPORTANT: you must make sure of the content of the subjects Study Plans and their Horarios (schedules) to avoid overlapping in the subjects. NO MODIFICATIONS allowed in the application.

If you have any doubts, you should contact the International Relations Office of the corresponding Faculty/School.


Links of interest


Documents to submit

  • Application form for subjects
  • Photocopy of passport (EU citizens can present a copy of their national identity card
  • Official academic certificate from the student's home university specifying the subjects taken and the grades obtained. Official document signed and stamped by the issuing institution is required (the original document may be required at any time during the process)
  • Certificate from your home university stating that you are studying a Bachelor's or Master's degree at that university
  • Official Certificate of language level, depending on the language of studies: B1 for Spanish, and B2 if you are taking a course in English.
  • For Master subjects, the Curriculum Vitae is mandatory
  • Any additional documents requested by the coordination of the specific Master
  • Medical insurance coverage during your stay (minimum Primary Care and Hospital Emergencies)
  • Any documents considered appropriate by the Faculty/School, or the Coordination of the Master degree.


Where to send your documents

Please, send all your scanned documents to oficina.acogida@uam.es by email with the following text: "Visiting student documents" as the subject. In case the originals are required, they must arrive within the established deadlines at the International Office of Reception:

Programa de Estudiantes Visitantes

Oficina Internacional de Acogida

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Edificio Plaza Mayor, Isla 7, Planta Baja.

Campus de Cantoblanco

28049 Madrid




Non-European Union students should preferably apply for their student visa BEFORE travelling to Madrid at the Spanish Consulate in their country of origin, once they have received the Letter of Admission.