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  • Locations: Madrid, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: BGSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 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: Spanish GPA: 2.5
Housing Option: Apartment, Host Family, Student Arranged Areas of Study: Education, International Relations, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work, Spanish
Program Type: BGSU Exchange Program Programs by Department: Political Science, School of Teaching and Learning, Spanish
Applicants: Only BGSU students may apply
Program Description:


The Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid is a private, catholic university in the Spanish capital of Madrid. Comillas was founded in 1890, and offers courses primarily in Spanish. Therefore, Spanish language knowledge is crucial for students interested in this exchange. Students may take a limited number of courses in the faculty of humanities, detailed below. Four semesters of university Spanish are recommended for interested students.

On campus services include: Pastoral Services - Cultural Activities - Solidarity and Development Cooperation – Sports - Psychological Attention Service - Social Work Unit - Office for Internships and Employment - Institute of Modern Languages – Laboratories - Cafeterias and Dining Rooms - Bookshops, Printing and Photocopying Facilities

Helpful information for exchange students can be found HERE. 

Madrid is Spain's capital and largest city, and is rich with cultural, historical, and economic significance.  It is also the location of other BGSU programs that run year-round. Madrid has a wide-reaching public transportation system and is also well connected to the rest of Europe.

For more information about life in Madrid click HERE. 

Learn about your destination by visiting the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs web page at to find country specific information about visa, safety and security, local laws, health, and more.   

Comillas does not operate residence halls. However, students are able to stay with host families or utilize a list of residency options nearby from the Office of Information and Accommodation. These include shared housing, apartments, shared rooms, and private residences. More information can be found HERE. 

Students at Comillas will be able to take courses (primarily in Spanish) in the following disciplines:
  • Education / Teacher Training
  • International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language
Click HERE for more course information 

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. 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.  

To determine eligibility for Financial Aid, please contact:
Candice Moser

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.

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* (Based on BGSU Tuition and Fees for 2016-2017)
BGSU Tuition (12-18 credit hours) Tuition & Fees can be found on the Bursar's WEBSITE (undergraduate-instate/out of state).
Education Abroad Fee  $50.00
Excess Credit Fee 19+ $200 per credit
Health Insurance  BGSU health/travel insurance daily rate and details can be found on the Education Abroad Safety, Security & Health web page
 *Fees listed are estimates and are subject to change at any time

Possible Additional Expenses (not billed through BGSU)*
International Airfare  $1200
Books, Materials and Supplies $200
Meals $800 (6-13 Euro a meal)
Personal Expenses $1000
Housing LINK


**We will follow the university payment/refund policies and schedules 

Education Abroad, International Programs and Partnerships
301 University Hall