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Gap Experiential Semesters

Participate in practical experiences to discover your professional and academic potential!


The program has a formative experiential approach that allows the student to face new challenges and acquire new values and skills.

The objective of this experience is to enrich the student's international perspective and provide a more mature point of view, which can be useful in future educational and professional opportunities.


Duration: 1 semester or 1 year
Credits: from 12 to 36 ECTS
Languages: Spanish and English.
Price: 12.000€.


Discovery Journeys

Camino de Santiago

El Camino de Santiago.

This is the kick-start of your adventure. Discover the most celebrated antique route in Europe, following the path with yellow arrows.

Language: Spanish and English | Credits: 3 ECTS

Trip: Camino de Santiago

Language Courses

Bocadillo de charlar

Language courses.

Language courses will provide you an extra immersion during your stay in Spain.

Languages: Spanish and English | Credits: 4 ECTS


Environmental & Social impact


Envision the environmental challenges of our time and how to tackle them. Learn some notions about social and political development from local, regional and global perspectives.

(More Activities Coming Soon)

Garbage: Solutions to the environmental catastrophe
Language: Spanish I ECTS Credits: 1

Theater workshop and climate crisis.
Language: Spanish I ECTS Credits 1

Age of Globalization
Language: Spanish I ECTS Credits 3

What futures await us? Climate change
Language: Spanish I ECTS Credits 3

Diversity, equality & inclusion

Manos alzadas

Acquire practical knowledge about current social issues through meaningful voluntary service and other activities. You will discover your professional skills as a positive impact on a community.

(More activities coming soon)

Basic training in sustainable development goals Red Cross
Language:Spanish I ECTS Credits:1

Volunteering: mentoring high school students
Language:Spanish I ECTS Credits:3

Volunteer training in sports
Language:Spanish I ECTS Credits:1

History of Feminism
Language:Spanish I ECTS Credits:3

Well-being & Personal Growth

BienestarIt is also crucial to reflect, to keep a healty lifestyle and to do things we love in order to fulfill ourselves while we travel through the academic and professional world.

(More activities coming soon)


COACHING. Personal motivation
Language: English I ECTS Credits: 1

UC3M Orchestra
Language:Spanish I ECTS Credits:3

Let's go to an exhibition: Prado and Reina Sofía
Language:Spanish and English I ECTS Credits:: 1

Music and Technology
Language:EnglishECTS Credits: 1

Healthy and easy vegan nutrition workshop
Language:Spanish I ECTS Credits:

Employability & Skills

Las de empleoChose between a selection of activities -including site visits to some of the most relevant companies in the country- to get close to business and labor reality. You have the opportunity to enhance your skills and achieve new useful abilities for this scope.

(More activities soon)

Inclusive Lidership
Language: English I ECTS Credits: 3

Initiative and autonomy
Language: Spanish I ECTS Credits 1

Fake news and economy
Language: Spanish | ECTS Credits 3

Technology and monitoring work
Language English I ECTS Credits 3

Decent work and the 2030 Agenda
Language: Spanish I ECTS Credits 1


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