The university is situated in the heart of Madrid. Winters are cold due to its altitude and there can be snowfall and frequent frosts during winter months. However summers are hot with frequent heat waves. Madrid is the driest capital city in Europe so no need to pack your umbrella! The university is ranked in the top 75 in the European teaching rankings. The university does not have its own accommodation but can direct students to providers.
It will not be possible to complete a year abroad at this University if you have any assessments, such as supplementary or deferred exams, during the August assessment period at Swansea University.