Universidad
Politécnica de Madrid

Graduates from universities outside of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)

Here you can check the countries belonging to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

Students should apply via the Helios platform, and can apply for only one Master's program in each application period (three during the first application period and one extraordinary one).

  • Passport, DNI (Spanish national ID card) or NIE (Foreigner ID Number for residents in Spain).
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • The academic documents to be submitted will depend on the country issuing the student's first university degree and the student's choice of master's degree. Additionally, each program may have specific access requirements.
  1. Accredited degree certificate or proof of having applied for certificate. This document should be duly translated if issued in a language other than Spanish or English.

    You can apply without having completed studies attaching a Student Pledge for Completion of Studies. You must regularize your situation before July 15 sending all the required documentation (degree certificate, official transcript of records…) to tramitacion.master.oficial@upm.es. Otherwise, admission would be canceled.

    Note: For more information you can check the Admission Regulations and the Enrollment Regulations, both of May 26, pursuant Royal Decree 822/2021, of September 28.


  2. Transcript of records of your first degree, stating the subjects taken and grades attained. This document should be duly translated if issued in a language other than Spanish or English. This document must be issued, stamped and signed by the academic authorities of the university of origin (documents not valid for academic purposes downloaded from web pages will NOT be acceptable).

  3. Have you applied for any of the accredited master's degree listed in Appendix I?
  • If so
  • You ARE obliged to submit a Level B2 English language proficiency certificate, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

    If you are applying for the MSc in Teacher Training, the required accreditation is Level B1 in a foreign language.
  • Students applying for any master of science degrees offering professional certification (MSc in Aerospace Engeneering; MSc in Agro-Engineering; MSc in Architecture; MSc in Civil Engineering; MSc in Mining Engineering; MSc in Forestry Engineering; MSc in Industrial Engineering; MSc in Naval and Oceanic Engineering; MSc in Telecommunications Engeneering. Or any dual program with them) ARE required to submit the Resolution on the recognition of their first degree according to which they are eligible for the UPM master's degree program. This recognition is issued by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities.

    If this is not the case, it's enough submit a duly legalized university degree certificate and transcript of records.

    Legalization
    is usually implemented through the Hague Apostille. Click here for a list of signatory countries. This procedure is carried out in the country issuing the degree certificate by the authorities responsible for certifying that it is a valid certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • If this is not the case
  • You ARE required to submit a duly legalized university degree certificate and transcript of records.

    Legalization is usually implemented through the Hague Apostille. Click here for a list of signatory countries. This procedure is carried out in the country issuing the degree certificate by the authorities responsible for certifying that it is a valid certificate issued by the competent authority.

  1. Admitted students without previous studies at the UPM must pay their Tuition Fee Deposit in the prescribed dates in the Calendar. Admission will be canceled for those admitted students who do not complete the process on time.

    The amount of the Tuition Fee Deposit is 250 euros, which will later be deducted from the amount of the enrollment. There will be no refund in case of not complete the enrollment.