Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE

Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE Overview

Comillas is a Catholic university that has been run for over a century by the Society of Jesus; a private institution that manages a number of universities throughout the world.

The university mission is based on a combination of the educational experience built up over our extensive history and constant evolution in response to social change. Being open to society is extremely important for the University therefore good communication between universities and society is essential. Comillas has worked in ongoing and close collaboration with business-related, professional and social organizations.

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with the University of Comillas for the School of Management (Business), the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law and the College of Arts and Humanities (Hispanic Studies).

Key Information


People Global Relocation (PGR) collaborates with Universidad Pontificia Comillas to provide all services associated with accommodation https://mobility.studentsglobalrelocation.com/info/projects/upc


Please find details of expenses below. These are just to give you a rough idea of costs while you are studying at Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE.


Lodging (Monthly) 400-900 €
Breakfast (Daily) 3€
Lunch (Daily) 10-13 €
Medical Insurance (Monthly) 20-25 €
Laundry (Monthly) 20€
Metro (Daily) 1,50-2 €
10 trip ticket (metro/ bus) 12,20 €
Monthly Bus/Metro/ Train ticket 54,60€


Semester 1 Semester 2
3rd September 2018 - 21st December 2018 14th January 2019 - 24th May 2019 

Orientation Sessions

Fall Semester                      Aug 29 and 30, 2018, 10:00 am

Spring Semester                  Jan 9 and 10, 2019, 10:00 am 

Erasmus+ Grant - 300 - 450€ approx

The Erasmus+ Grant is dependent on location, and varies in each country. It is available for students who decide to spend up to a year of their course in Europe in 2018-19 through the Erasmus+ programme. Students can receive grants of up to 350 euros per month for study, or up to 450 euros per month for student traineeships, depending on the country they go to. This grant is a contribution to the extra costs of studying abroad, which is why it varies by country. 

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.