Country: Spain
  1. Spanish
Global city cat.: GaWC Alpha Global Cities
Population (city): 3,186,241 (2013) world: 35
Population (metro): 3,998,829 (2001)

Studying Spanish

Given that Madrid is geographically very close to the birthplace of the Spanish language, and given also its status as the Spanish capital and seat of the Instituto Cervantes, it should come as no surprise that there are quite a few options for stuyding the language in the city.


  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
  • Universidad de Alcalá
  • Universidad Pontifica Comillas
  • Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio

Practical Info For Visitors

Map of Madrid

1: Palacio Real 2: Plaza de Santa Ana 3: Plaza Mayor
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