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Language requirements

At bachelor level, the major part of the courses are given in Spanish while the offer of courses given in English is growing at Master and Bachelor level. You may consult our list of courses given in English: 

COURSES given in English at ETSIT-UPM

The bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunication Technologies and Services is given in both English and Spanish language. 

The bachelor of Biomedical Engineering is fully taught in Spanish language.

It is advisable to have a Spanish language level equivalent to A2/B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages. When signing the learning agreement, the home University's Coordinator guarantees that the nominated student has the language level required.

If following classes in English, the minimum of English level required is B2.

No certificate is required.




Spanish courses

The Language Center of UPM offers to its incoming students Spanish courses applied to Science and Technologies through its Language Programme for Internationalization. Starting in August and in January, UPM offers a 3 weeks Spanish intensive language course, that may be complemented with the regular Spanish language course taught along the first and second semester. 

The first week of classes, students will do a proof level in order to dictaminate the group they will belong to. At least 80% of classes must be attended in order to get the language certificate, which will be given by the Professor at the end of the course.

  • The intensive Spanish course is granted 5 ECTS
  • The regular Spanish course is granted 3 ECTS

IMPORTANT: The Spanish course does NOT appear in the transcript of records

In May and June, you may take the official examination DELE (diplôme de español) that the Language Center of UPM organized in cooperation with Cervantes Institute.