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Welcome Day

Welcome Days January 27 and 28, 2022

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid welcomes international and national second-term students from the Erasmus+ exchange programs (KA103, KA107 and E+ Master), Non-European Mobility, International Double Degrees, SICUE and YUFE.

The Welcome Days will take place in three days:

  • In-person institutional welcome on Thursday, January 27 at the Auditorium at the Leganés campus.
  • Virtual meetings on Friday, January 28 with UC3M university services, international office, international student associations and accommodation companies.
  • Meetings with the students of the Buddy Program, on Thursday 27 for Leganés students and Tuesday February 1 for Getafe students.


Auditorium of the Leganés campus, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This will be your first act as a UC3M student and you cannot miss it. First of all, at the beginning of the welcome in the Auditorium we will inform you how to digitally request your Certificate of Arrival:

  • You will have to complete and send an electronic form that will only be active on the 27th between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Access with your uc3m user account and your user number (NIA).
  • It is essential to connect from your uc3m user account through the Eduroam or Visitor wifi, you can only do this while you are in person at the university (in Leganés). Do not use your personal mobile data network.
  • You will receive your Certificate later in your email @uc3m.

9.00 - 9.45 a.m. The international offices of Getafe and Leganés will provide face-to-face attention in room 4.0.D03 of the Torres-Quevedo building on the Leganés campus.

9.30 a.m. Entrance to the Auditorium and projection of institutional videos of the Services.

Estudiantes internacionales en el auditorio UC3M de Leganés

11.00 - 13.00 p.m. The international offices of Getafe and Leganés will provide face-to-face attention in room 4.0.D03 of the Torres-Quevedo building on the Leganés campus.

12.00 p.m. Meeting with the students of the Buddy Program for the internationals of the EPS of Leganés.

12.30 - 14:00 p.m. Visit to the Leganés sports center.

  • Go to the UC3M student reception desk and don't forget to ask about the special offer for university students!


Virtual rooms, from 9.40 a.m. to 12 p.m.

We have prepared interesting information sessions that will take place simultaneously through the Blackboard Collaborate platform (see its User Guide and the Video “BBC in 5 minutes”).

Look for the access link to each room in the following sections of this website.

Virtual rooms hours:

  • 9.40-10.00 a.m. Session on "Safety and Well-Being". David Gil, Head of Non-European Mobility.
  • 10.00 - 12.00 p.m. Infopoint of your international office.
  • 10.00 - 11.00 a.m. ESN 
  • 11.00 - 12.00 p.m. BEST
  • 11.00 - 12.00 p.m. Accommodation
  • 11.00 - 11.30 a.m. Language center
  • 11.00 - 11.30 a.m. Hall of the Arts
  • 11.00 - 11.30 a.m. Library
  • 11.30 - 12.00 p.m. Sustainable university life
  • 11.30 - 12.00 p.m. Student orientation
  • 11.30 - 12.00 p.m. DAPER



Questions about subject enrollment? Do you need general or specific information about your study program? Enter and share your questions and concerns in these two rooms:

GETAFE INTERNATIONAL OFFICE for Students at the Faculties of Social Sciences and Law or the Faculty of Humanities, Journalism and Audiovisual Communication.

EPS-LEGANÉS INTERNATIONAL OFFICE for students at the Engineering School.


This session will offer you some practical information about your safety and well-being during your stay at UC3M

Presentation "Safety and well-being"


calendar ESN

ESN-Erasmus Student Network is in this room to inform you and allow you to register in the activities prepared to welcome UC3M international students. 

They will be present in the hall of building, 14 from January 31 to February 4. This is their Calendar of activities for 2022.

Meet the ESN Office at UC3M.​


If you wonder how to successfully overcome the difficulties and problems you may encounter throughout your university journey and how to maximize your personal development to be the best and happiest version of you, access this room.

Presentation Student Support Room


If you are committed with your carbon footprint, you can also make your stay in UC3M more sustainable by choosing green mobility and ethical and responsible consumption choices. Want to know how? We will explain it in this room:

Presentation Sustainable University Life


Find information with companies specializing in shared accommodation for international students.

Spotathome Offers you a 40% discount on service fee, using the next promotion code CARLOS40, valid for reservations made only until February 5. You can also participate in their Brand Ambassador program and get great benefits grants all UC3M students a 20% discount on contract processing fees. However, during Welcome Day you can use a unique code with a special 25% discount valid for reservations made only until February 28, 2022: QDN8NG

Greystar Residential apartments.


In the UC3M Language Center virtual room you will find information about language courses and certifications. Our Language Center is an official examiantion and preparation center for the DELE and SIELE certificates.

Presentation Language Center


Discover the five facilities and the wide range of resources and possibilities offered by the UC3M Library.

Presentation UC3M Library


Hall of Arts promotes personal development and social integration through training and artistic creation. Find out more about your artistic activities and the cultural passport.


Are you a sportsperson? Do you like to participate in workshops and learn new things? Do you want to travel and discover new places? Are you a socially engaged person or want to volunteer?

Go to the uc3m service point of the sports facilities and they will inform you about the program for students of the university community.

  • Leganés from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. on January 27
  • Getafe from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on February 1


The Board of European Students of Technology association is represented at UC3M by a group of local student volunteers. Learn more about its competitions, courses and job fairs on communication, cooperation and scientific and technological development.


We are the Buddies, we are your friends!

If you signed up for the international tutor program, find your Buddy.

  • If you study at the Leganés campus, on January 27 at 12.00 p.m. in the arcade next to the Cafeteria.
  • If you study at the Getafe campus, on February 1 at 2:00 p.m. in the Patio de las Promociones in front of the Presidency building (see map). 
    • Find the numbered point you must attend in this pdf (with access only from your uc3m user account).

You have a lot to talk and learn about university life! Always under the commitment to strictly comply with hygiene and safety measures against COVID 19.