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Welcome Day


Padre Soler Auditorio - Leganes Campus. September 2, 2019

Carlos III University of Madrid organizes a Welcome Programme for the almost 1.100 international students from the Erasmus + Programme and the Non-European Mobility Programme that are about to start their studies for a semester or a complete acamedic year.

The Welcome Days are organized by the International Relations and Cooperation Service (SERIC) and the International Offices of the different campus, in collaboration with student associations ESN (Erasmus Student Network) and BEST (Board of European Students of Technology).


|   How to arrive   

|   Map of Leganes Campus   

|   Virtual Visit   

|   Practical information



9:00 - 10:30 h. Registration and Certificate of Arrival hand out

Go to the Leganés Central Patio in the porch between the Auditorium and the Library.

  • Remember that you must present your ID card to get the certificate.
  • Certificates will be handed out alphabetically. Locate your table depending on your surname.

From 9:30 h. Proceed to the Auditorium and watch the institutional videos.


10.30 - 11.40 h. Welcome Session at the Auditorium

Institutional Welcome session

  • Welcome speech by the Vicerrector of International Relations, Professor Matilde Pilar Sánchez..
  • Welcome speech by the Director of the Polytechnic School of Leganés, Professor Daniel Segovia.
  • Lecture of practicalities for International Students, by the Director of International Relations and Cooperation Service, Silvia Gallart.
  • Informative talk by BEST Madrid Carlos III (Board of European Students of Technology).
  • Informative talk. ESN (Erasmus Student Network).
  • Brief closing act by contemporary flamenco dancer


11:45  - 12:45 h. Chocolate con churros and Meeting point with Buddies

Enjoy a typical Spanish breakfast while meeting other International Students at the students dining room of the Cafeteria (ground floor). 

If  you registered on the Buddy Programme and a Buddy has been asigned to you, it´s time to find him in the porch of Cafetería at the meeting point.

  • The Buddy will have contacted you beforehand letting you know the group number you should look for.
  • Find your Buddy looking for an identificative sticker with said number and a UC3M t-shirt or cap.

**If you are a student at Getafe Campus you should now that there will also be another Buddies meeting on September 4th from 14:00 to 15:00h in the Humanities Faculty courtyard organized by IO and ESN.


13:00 - 14:30 h. Guided visit to the Sports Facilities

Go to the students’ reception desk at the Alfredo Di Stéfano Sport Center to get information about sport activities in Leganes:

  • Don’t forget to ask about the special offer for university students!
  • How to get there.

**There will also be a guided tour to the Sports Center on Getafe Campus on September 4th from 15:00 to 16:30h.


UC3M International Info-point

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International Student Office will be giving information and helping for undergraduate International Exchange Students.

  • 9:00 - 10:30 h.Three tables at the patio porch.
  • 11:40 - 14:30 h. Room 4.0.D03 of the Torres Quevedo building (ground floor).
  • 13:00 - 16:00 h. Registration date. 
    • Computers available in the Library building (basement) 3.S1.18 and 3.S1.19.
    • With your laptops in the Torres Quevedo building (ground floor) in classrooms 4.0.D03, 4.0.E04 and 4.0.E05.

ESN UC3M Info-point

Information and registration point for International Students welcome activities organized by Erasmus Student Network (ESN).

  • 9:00 - 19:00h. In Room 4.0.D01 in Torres Quevedo Building 

Get involved in their leisure activities in the Patio!

***ESN will also be available at Getafe Campus on the Building 14 Hall from September 2nd to September 8th.

  • ESN Activities Program 1ºC 2019/20. ESN organizes a variety of cultural, sports and leisure activities, as well as excursions and trips.
  • ESN Office at UC3M.


BEST, the local group of the Board of European Student of Technology at UC3M is a totally voluntary association. During the academic year they carry out a diverse program of events, competitions, courses and work fairs for UC3m students.

They will be in the Welcome Day helping the integration of students with entertainment dynamics.

UC3M Language Center Info-point


9:00 - 13:00 h. Room 4.0.D03 in Torres Quevedo Building

Information point about Spanish Courses for international Students. 

The Language Centre of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is official examination centre for DELE and SIELE exams.

Hosting Companies Info-Point

internacionales caminando

Information point where you will meet some companies specialized in shared accommodation for students.

  • 9:00 - 15.00 h. Room 4.0.E02 in Torrres Quevedo Building

Medical assistance event

The Occupational Health Center on campus will be opened if you need any medical assistance during the event which by their nature or number of people called during the match schedule.

  • Location on campus: No. Building 2 (Ed Sabatini.) Local 2.0.A10 Phone: 91 624 59 59 Hours: 9:00 to 16: 00h.

Redes Sociales:

Publica tus fotos del Welcome Day bajo los hagstags:

#UC3MWelcomeDay #UC3MInternationalStudents

Puedes ver algunas fotos del evento en:

> Welcome Day Photos January 2019

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Organized by the International Relations and Cooperation Service (SERIC)

  • International Students Office Getafe Campus
  • International Students Office Leganés Campus
  • International Students Office Colmenarejo Campus


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    > University Smart Card (TUI)

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