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Spain: ICADE

The ICADE Business School is part of the larger Universidad Pontificia Comillas, a private Jesuit university known for its academic excellence and focus on core values. The business exchange program is located in Madrid at the Facultad de Ciencias Economicas Empresariales.

As the political and economic capital of Spain, Madrid gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Spanish culture and learn about this important and dynamic country. Madrid is an ideal city for improving your Spanish language skills.

As an historic and cultural center, Madrid offers many world-class museums as well as the grand Palacio Real and many beautiful churches. With its many green spaces and the Parque Retiro, Madrid is a great city for outdoor enthusiasts. Modern-day Madrid has much to offer in the way of sports, shopping, nightlife, and delicious cuisine. The campus has a vibrant student life with clubs and sports facilities open to visiting students.

Quick Facts & Links

  • GPA Requirement: 3.00
  • Program Options: Exchange
    • On an Exchange program, students “trade” places with a student from another institution and pay UNC tuition and fees. Please thoroughly review the “program cost” section below for specific information. For additional information about program types, click here.
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish, English
  • Program Dates:
    • Fall: September 2 , 2024 – December 21, 2024
      • Orientation: August 29th, 2024
      • *Arrival: It is recommended that students arrive a week before classes begin.*
    • Spring: January 13 – May 21, 2025
      • Orientation: January 9th, 2025
      • *Arrival: It is recommended that students arrive a week before classes begin.*
  • Visit the ICADE Prospective Exchange Students website for more information.
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Application Information

This Program’s Level of Competitiveness =  2

Level of Competitiveness (1 = least, 3 = most)

1 Chance of acceptance is probable if students meet the minimum requirements.
Most students are typically accepted. 
3 This is one of the most competitive programs. We recommend having a back-up option in mind.

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