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    Gap Year at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)

    Gap Year at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: Spain
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Academic Year, Semester
    • Start Month: February, September
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Selective: Yes
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Homestay
    • Financial Aid: Loans
    • Minimum Cost: $5,000 - $9,999
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    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid  is committed to high-quality education and research, becoming one of world's top universities. UC3M offers GAP Year, a customized program to help international students achieve their academic goals and create a better world. GAP immerses students in Spanish culture while learning about world challenges and acquiring valuable soft skills. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate to help gain academic credit at institutions worldwide.

    During this program, you will learn about global challenges such as nature preservation, global warming, renewable energies, social injustice, learning divides, and others while growing personally and acquiring useful soft skills for the professional world such as personal motivation, resilience, inclusive leadership or mediation and conflict management.

    Students can choose to take one four-month period (from September to December or February to May) or an academic year (from September to May).

    Reviews (3)

    • De este GAP YEAR en...
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      Reviewed on May/09/2023 by Ihor Chikhman

      De este GAP YEAR en Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, a mi me gusta todo lo que hacemos, me gusta como se ha organizado este programa, Cecilia me ha acompa~nado mucho de todos preguntas en universidad y fuera. En el primer cuatrimestre yo aprendi a moverme por la universidad, donde est'an los edificios y las aulas. Tambi'en yo comenc'e a estudiar espa~nol en esta universidad. En el segundo cuatrimestre yo empece a estudiar algunas asignaturas para integrarme con el entorno, la universidad y prepararme para el siguiente curso. Yo fui a Cordoba y Salamanca con universidad y tengo muchos recuerdos de estos viajes. En la escuela Internacional ayudo con todo los documentos as'i que gracias a todo a este GAP YEAR. Este programa me ayudo mucho. Me ayudaron todos desde mi tutor hasta el director. Tambi'en he aprendido mucha cultura espa~nola. Tengo un viaje dentro del programa al Camino De Santiago, para aprovechar uno de los viajes culturales m'as importantes de Espa~na. Como conclusi'on, recomiendo este programa para prepararse para la universidad y conocer Espa~na.

    • Gap Semester
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      Reviewed on Mar/10/2022 by 100376715

      During my years at UC3M, I got to participate in some of the activities offered by the university. I signed up for the gym, which has many activities you can participate in, such as crossfit or padel. Another great part of the gym is the spa. One of the other activities I have participated in is the Model United Nations (MUN), where you get to represent a country and debate about current problems. Something great about this university is that it is close to the center and there is good public transportation, which means you can easily go out to the city and visit some of the museums, go out to eat at a restaurant or go to a bar. This program helped me improve some of my soft-skills such as teamwork, flexibility or adaptability and communication.

    • Gap Year Program
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      Reviewed on Mar/09/2022 by 100375629

      The gap year program is a great program for not only academic reasons but also for personal growth. With the cultural activities available and the international environment of both the university and the city of Madrid, one is certain to grow as a person and learn a lot. I have been able to collaborate with the international school on many projects, I have been able to give back to the community by volunteering at university in Models of the United Nations and I have also been physically active by continuously joining the gym at UC3M and attending dance classes. The program has also helped me build some soft-skills such as cooperation, team-work and organization.