Comillas Pontifical University Exchange Program


About Comillas Pontifical University

The university was founded in 1890 as a private Catholic university in Comillas before moving to Madrid in the 1960s. The Faculty of Law is located on the Alberto Aguilera campus and offers a range of law courses related to international business, human rights and EU law.

About Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain and is the center of political, government and financial life. The largest Spanish companies and major multinational corporations have their headquarters in the city, which make it an ideal location to conduct global business. Madrid is a magnet for foreign investment as well as wonderful culture, cuisine and nightlife.

Tuition and Housing

UM Law students will pay their regular tuition to UM, and pay no tuition to Comillas. Students will need to find housing off-campus. Comillas will provide assistance in securing housing including with families, private residences and in apartments.


Miami Law selects the two most qualified students to propose to Comillas each academic year. Comillas will make the final decision on admission. To apply, please send:

  • A short letter (1-2 pages) stating the reasons for your interest
  • A copy of one’s CV; and
  • A copy of your unofficial law school transcript.


Application materials need to be received by March 1st for fall semester, and by October 1st for spring semester. Please send to

For more Information

Questions should be directed to