Universidad Antonio de Nebrija

Nebrija University is a small university with around 4,000 students created with a firmly international outlook and a practical focus. It is one of the top ten spanish universities with high standards of academic teaching and scientific research in all specialised areas contributing to the training and professional development of students. 

Nebrija University receives approximately 500 international students each year.

You will be studying at Berzosa Campus. La Berzosa campus is located in a natural park on the outskirts of Madrid, 15 miles north of the city.

Campus facilities

Library

Students have access the on-campus libaray. The catalogues are available for online consulting. It also allows students to request publications from other libraries for a certain period of time.

IT

All students have access to the computer labs. There are four computer rooms for students use at the Berzosa Campus.

There is also a photocopy and editing services where students can photocopy, bind, and organise the presentation of their academic work.

Other (Gym, clubs and societies)

Nebrija's Sports Club (Club de Deportes) organises activities for all students who might be interested in participating in sports.

  • The main goal of the Sports Club is to promote sport practices among Nebrija students (including internationals), professors and staff. Membership to the Sports Club gives the students the right to freely use all sports facilities (tennis, basketball, soccer, and volleyball) of the Berzosa Campus

  • The Club also organises internal leagues in different sports, as well as outdoors and leisure activities for its members. There are also special price agreements established with private facilities such as gymnasiums, swimming pools, squash and paddle courts, etc. Nebrija University also participates in leagues, tournaments and inter-university circuits within Madrid.

The International Club promotes cultural exchanges among students of different nationalities. The Club organises a number of cultural and leisure activities, all priced separately.

  • Visits to interesting sites in Madrid: Prado Museum, Reina Sofía Museum, Royal Palace, Thyssen Museum, etc.

  • Integration and cultural adaptation both at the University and daily life

  • Language exchange with Spanish students: there is also an Exchange Club (Club de intercambio) for international and Spanish students who wish to exchange conversational skills.

For more information please visit: http://www.nebrija.com/programas-internacionales/study-abroad-madrid-spain/extracurricular-activities.php

Academic calendar

Autumn Semester: September to January (exams included) 

Spring Semester: February to June (exams included)

Important note: Students who wish to participate in the pre-semester spanish intensive course will start in January. Fees apply.

For more information click here.

Please CLICK HERE  for Academic Calendar.

Academic life

All international students are invited to participate in a orientation session that Nebrija offers at the beginning of each semester. The goal of these sessions is to introduce students to the Spanish way of life,to discuss cultural and academic differences, and also to comment on details life and studying in Madrid.

The educational system is comprised of lectures, seminars and supervised practice. The average length of lectures is 50-60 minutes.

Spain uses a ten-point grading:
9,0 - 10,0 MATRÍCULA DE HONOR (MH) (Excellent, Distinction) limited to the top 5% of the graduating class
9,0 - 10,0 SOBRESALIENTE (SB) (Very good)
7,0 - 8,9 NOTABLE (NT) (Good)
5,0 - 6,9 APROBADO (AP) (Satisfactory)
0,0 - 4,9 SUSPENSO (SS) (Fail)

Workload

Spanish SPA:

You are required to take a minimum of 20 ECTS per SPA semester, although you may want to register for more if you wish.

English SPA:

You must enrol in 30 ECTS. The courses you choose must be approved by your Programme Director.

  • Please note the following when selecting your modules:

  • You may not enrol in any course that you have previously taken at Regent's University London

  • Ensure the module you are interested in is running in your SPA semester (AS =autumn semester = 1st semester SS= spring semester = 2nd semester)

  • Courses must be one semester long. Students may not be allowed to take yearlong courses

  • All courses must be taught and examined in the target SPA language

  • You must submit your Learning Agreement with the courses you have registered for no later than three weeks after your arrival at the host institution

Passing requirements

Spanish SPA:

Students must pass a minimum of 15 ECTS per semester during their Study Period Abroad.

English SPA:

In order to pass your SPA semester you must pass 30 ECTS.

All students:

Students must sit all the exams for the courses they have registered for. Students are permitted to take resit exams at the host institution.

Students who fail to pass all their courses will be required to make up the missing SPA credits.

Please contact the Outbound Unit (outbound@regents.ac.uk) for more details.

Disability provisions

Please contact the IPO for more information regarding the support services at UNNE.

Lifestyle

Living in Madrid

Madrid is a vast city, with a population of approximately five million inhabitants, which is continuously increasing. It is located in the centre of the Iberian Peninsula on a plateau at an altitude of 650 meters. (http://www.madrid.org/)
Madrid is a modern capital and business centre housing the most important multi-national companies. Madrid is a cosmopolitan city with an intense life, where one can enjoy a great variety of artistic and cultural activities. There is a variety of art, especially related to paintings. Madrid boasts three magnificent portrait museums, the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Reina Sofa Centre of Modern Art, all located in the same zone otherwise known as The Art Triangle. You can enjoy going to the opera at the Teatro Real and a whole assortment of theatres, ranging from huge to small putting on all kinds of performances. The city offers many other leisure opportunities. Madrid also has many parks, such as the well-known Retiro Park.
There are many traditional cafes, cafes which serve chocolate, sidewalk cafes, bars which specialize in beers and bars which serve typical appetizers or cocktails. There are also many installations for practicing a variety of sports, including golf and skiing. The ski station of Navacerrada is located only 50 km from the centre of Madrid.

Weather
The region of Madrid features the rare Continental Mediterranean climate with cool winters due to altitude, including sporadic snowfalls and minimum temperatures often below 0°C (32°F). Summer tends to be hot with temperatures that consistently surpass 30°C (86°F) in July and that can rarely reach 40°C (104°F). Due to Madrid's altitude and dry climate, nightly temperatures tend to be cooler, leading to a lower average in the summer months. Precipitation levels are low, but they can be observed throughout the year. Summer and winter are the driest seasons, with most rainfall occurring in the autumn and spring.

Transport
Madrid is connected with other Spanish cities and other countries by air, road and sea. Madrid is served by Barajas Airport. Madrid has one of the most extensive and fastest-growing metro networks in the world. It runs until 1am, after which the night buses start to run.

La Berzosa campus is located approximately 30km away from the centre of Madrid, a 15 minute drive, in the Sierra - a leafy green area. You may want to bring your car and/or share one with other students. Otherwise you can take the bus 611 departing from Moncloa: 25 minutes bus ride along motorway 611(Autobuses Larrea), By car: A-6. Exit 33
PLease take a look at the campus!

Read more about living in Madrid, how to get to your campus, etc.

For more information please view the Country Information Packs available on the IPO Study Abroad Pages on Blackboard. Click here to log into Blackboard.

Accommodation

International students can choose from the following:

  • Homestay with a Spanish family (half- or full pension). Contact rbarrio@nebrija.es for more information.

  • Universidad Nebrija residence hall (limited spaces). Contact residencias@nebrija.es for more information.

Information on each option is sent after receiving and accepting the student’s application.

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http://www.madridflatmate.com/
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Cost of living

Accommodation: Varies widely:

·A rented room in the city centre can average 450€/month (not including utilities).

·A homestay with a family (arranged through the University) during 2012-2013 will be 775€/month; full pension will be 910€/month.

·Limited spaces in our residence halls may be available. Please contact residencias@nebrija.es for specific information.

Study material/books: Depends on the study area. In the Hispanic Studies Programme, students may spend an average of 45€ per course, for example. In an Integrated Programme, students may spend 30€ per semester.

Food/drinks: Completely at the discretion of the student. Average prices for meals at restaurants are as follows: breakfast, 2-3€; lunch, 12-15€; dinner, 10-15€. What students spend on groceries varies widely.

Transportation: Monthly pass prices: Metro de Madrid Web site

Tips

Student feedback can be found on Blackboard. Click here to log into Blackboard.

Application

Students who have been nominated to study at UNNE will be sent an application pack via email the semester before they are due to start their SPA.

Health Insurance  

You must provide evidence of having an appropriate health insurance. This is usually required at the time of submitting your application.

If you come from an EU country, remember to apply for a European health insurance card (EHIC) before leaving.

Visa requirements

For visa requirements, please contact the Spanish Consulate:
Consulado General de Espana
20 Draycott Place, London SW3 2RZ
Tel: 020 7589 8989
E-mail:visas@conspalon.org
W:http://www.conspalon.org/

You have a maximum of 30 days after entering the European Union to begin the process of applying for a Student Residence Card. The Student Residence Card (Autorizaci n de Estanciais a temporary residence permit that remains porEstudios) valid while you are studying in Spain. This permit is valid for maximum of one academic year and can be renewed every year until you finish your studies. Your academic performance will be taken into account when renewing your permit. This document gives you the right to remain legally in the country while you study.

This is for your information only, it is the student's responsibility to obtain the correct visa.

Contact

Campus de La Berzosa (Business Administration, Tou
Hoyo de Manzanares
Madrid
28040

Contact: Stephanie Lim
Phone: +34 91 452 11 01 (ext. 4561)
Fax: +34 91 452 11 13
Email: slim@nebrija.es
http://www.nebrija.com

Please note: The information on this page is accurate at the time of publishing. Some details have been sourced from external websites.

 

 

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Country: Spain
Language of tuition: English,Spanish
Level of study: Undergraduate
Partner type: Erasmus+ exchange

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