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Global E3 - Universidad Pontifica Comillas
Madrid, Spain (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 05/11/2018 05/11/2018 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019 05/11/2018 05/11/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Level:
Undergraduate
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish Program Advisor: Caroline Cully
Type of Credit:
UF GPA
Open to non-UF students:
No
Program Type: UF Exchange
College:
Engineering
Program Description:
Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Madrid, SPAIN

Global E3 Steps For Applying.pdf
 

In order to provide an even more extensive list of opportunities to UF engineering students, the college of engineering has partnered with IIE/Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3) to enhance it's offerings.  Programs listed under the GE3 option are exchange programs and run at the same cost as other UF exchange programs.

GE3...
  • is an international exchange program for engineering students at member institutions.
  • overseas members include a consortium of western European universities plus selected individual institutions in other world regions, including Asia, central and eastern Europe and Latin America.
  • provides opportunities for students to receive academic credit for courses taken at an overseas institution and practical training in a foreign setting for summer, semester or academic year
  • has been recognized and supported by the National Science Foundation and the US Department of Education.
HOW GE3 WORKS
Member schools are listed on the GE3 website with more specific information at the application site.   Students will not be able to choose a particular school to study at but must be willing to keep options open.  It is important to put at least 3 choices of schools of interest.
Each university listing includes:
  • engineering disciplines available
  • languages of instruction
  • start and end dates for academic study
  • a link to each university's home page which includes housing information
Students also have the opportunity to take intensive language study and perhaps undertake a practice, paid internship in an industrial setting or laboratory in the host country
University Info  http://www.upcomillas.es/

School of Engineering Info  http://www.icai.upcomillas.es/

Languages   
Students should have sufficient knowledge of Spanish, since classes are taught in this language. Some courses (core & electives) are offered in English as well.
Disciplines Available:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics Engineering
About the Institution
The Universidad Pontificia Comillas was founded in 1890 and is directed by the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits. It is one of the 90 Universities which the Jesuits possess around the world, along with another 500 secondary education institutions. Located in Madrid, it offers students an excellent opportunity for personal, professional and social development.
Course Contents
Courses in English: http://www.upcomillas.es/centros/cent_icai_inte.aspx

Available Courses (all): http://www.upcomillas.es/eng/estudios/estu_grado.aspx

If you would like to know the contents of the course, you should "click" on its name / PDF.

Free and Technical Elective Courses: http://www.upcomillas.es/LibroLC/

Course and Exam Schedules: http://www.upcomillas.es/centros/cent_hora_exa.aspx
Semester Dates   
First semester (Fall Term)
  • Start (classes): early September
  • End (classes): early December
  • End (exams): mid/late December (right before Christmas)
Second semester (Spring Term)
  • Start (classes): mid-January
  • End (classes): late April
  • End (exams): mid/late May
Note: Makeup exams: mid- to late June

There are two long holiday periods: Christmas (normally from December 21/22/23 until January 7/8/9) and Easter Week (one week in March or April).
 
Your advisors at UF for this program:
UF Engineering Advisor & GE3 Coordinator

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Pingchien Neo
pneo@eng.ufl.edu
352-392-8972 ext. 1035
Brian Henry
bhenry@ufic.ufl.edu
352- 273-1522