What is CIFD?
Complutense International Foundation Diploma provides students with high school diploma with language and academic skills training, which is necessary for undergraduate study in Spain. The program aims to help students acquire and improve the knowledge of Spanish language and culture, assist students to adapt to the Spanish university system in advance and prepare for their undergraduate study in social sciences or humanities.
120 first guaranteed admission places for UCM’s official undergraduate, on the basis of
12 undergraduate professional credits after entering UCM.
UCM’s high score majors guaranteed in advance.
UCM professors teaching class, for students to adapt to the undergraduate teaching environment in advance, laying a solid foundation for university study.
575 hours courses
According to the syllabus set up by Cervantes College, the course aims at training and improving students’ Spanish language skills, such as written comprehension and expression, reading comprehension, listening comprehension and oral expression and interaction.
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Social Science and Humanities
100 hours courses
This module provides students with two options of specialty-oriented courses: Social Sciences and Humanities. Students should determine their own profession field and choose three compulsory professional courses and one optional course to study in this field.
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UCM is the top public university overall in Spain as well as the largest and most comprehensive university in Spain. Officially founded in 1499, the university is one of the oldest universities in Europe, the origin of which could be dated back to 1293.
UCM was ranked as top one in universities from Spain in 2018 by the famous Spanish newspaper El Mundo. In addition, the university is ranked the 212nd in the QS World University Rankings in 2020. The university is fully reinforced in various disciplines, ranking top 50 in many fields including humanities and social sciences.
Department of Economics and Enterprise Science
Department of Political and Social Sciences
Department of Trade and Tourism
Department of Geography and History
Department of Literature
Department of Philosophy