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  • Locations: Getafe, Spain; Madrid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: BGSU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 01/18/2022 06/24/2022
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English, Spanish GPA: 3.5
Housing Option: Apartment, Host Family, Student Residence Hall College: Business Administration
Areas of Study: Business Program Type: BGSU Exchange Program
Programs by Department: Business Applicants: Only BGSU students may apply
Program Director: Tim Chambers
Program Description:



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is a public university located in Getafe Spain.  Its name refers to Charles III of Spain.

The university is ranked as one of the best universities in Spain. The undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Economics and Law are ranked first, first and second respectively among those offered by public and private universities in Spain, and its Master and Ph.D. programs also rank top in the country. The Department of Economics is among the 50 best worldwide, and in the top 10 worldwide best in Econometrics.  This program is open to BGSU students currently enrolled in the College of Business.

Specific information for exchange students studying at Universidad Carlos III Business School can be found HERE. 

*Please note this program has a 3.5 GPA requirement. 

LOCATION
Getafe is a city in the south of the Madrid metropolitan area. Learn more about this location by clicking HERE. 



Learn about your destination by visiting the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs web page at https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country.html to find country specific information about visa, safety and security, local laws, health, and more.   

LANGUAGE
All courses except optional Spanish language courses are taught in English by international faculty.

COURSES
The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid offers a wide range of courses for business majors such as Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics & more. For specific course information contact the program director Tim Chambers. 

*Please note this program has a 3.5 GPA requirement.

ACCOMMODATION
There are a variety of housing choices available to students studying in Spain.  Various dormitory, host families and apartment options are available to suit individual preferences. Additional housing details can be found HERE. 

FINANCIAL AID
Because this exchange program is part of Bowling Green State University study abroad options, financial aid that could be applied to study on BGSU’s main campus can usually be applied equally to study in the program abroad. 

To determine eligibility for Financial Aid, please contact:
Candice Moser
419-372-2651
cmoser@bgsu.edu

If contacting via email please include your name and ID number along with the program name and semester you are planning to study abroad.  For appointments, please also include several days and times that work for you.  
 
In addition to financial aid, there are International Travel Grants and general Education Abroad scholarship opportunities that are available for students on the Education Abroad WEBSITE.

PROGRAM COSTS
Students participating in BGSU exchange programs will pay their tuition and fees as if they were studying at Bowling Green State University. Students are responsible for their own housing, room and board, health insurance, and incidental expenses.  

BGSU Tuition and Fees information can be found on the bursar’s WEBSITE. 

Costs billed directly through BGSU Bursar's Office*
BGSU Tuition (12-18 credit hours)
Tuition & Fees can be found on the Bursar's WEBSITE (undergraduate-instate/out of state).
Program Deposit (payable upon application)  $100.00
Administrative fee  $400.00
Excess Credit Fee 19+ $200 per credit
General Education Abroad Fee $50.00
Health Insurance  BGSU health/travel insurance daily rate and details can be found on the Education Abroad Safety, Security & Health web page
  If a student is granted upper level (3000 & 4000) business and tech course equivalencies, they will be charged the additional course fees upon return, when the equivalent course is posted to their record.  
 *Fees listed are estimates and are subject to change at any time                     

Possible Additional Expenses (not billed through BGSU)*
Books and supplies $       50.00
Room and Board $  1,750.00
Passport $     150.00
Visa (if required) $     200.00
Airfare $ 1,500.00
Other Transportation (metro, trains, taxis, etc) $     200.00
Personal/Miscellaneous $     200.00
   
ESTIMATED ADDITIONAL COSTS $  4,075.00
* Please note that these costs are estimated and should be used as guidelines only! 

XE LIVE CURRENCY CONVERTER 
                                      
 **We will follow the university payment/refund policies and schedules                                      

CONTACT INFORMATION
 
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ACADEMIC ADVISING, COURSES, AND EQUIVALENCIES
Tim Chambers, Director of Undergraduate Studies
253 Business Administration Building
tchambe@bgsu.edu
419-372-2747
 
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR APPLICATION PROCESS AND PROGRAM DETAILS
Education Abroad, International Programs and Partnerships
301 University Hall
edabroad@bgsu.edu
419-372-0479