Universidad Pontificia Comillas

country rank  41
world rank  1288

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University Overview

Established in 1890, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas Pontifical University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Madrid (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Madrid Community. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Palma De Mallorca. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Comillas Pontifical University
Acronym Comillas
Founded 1890
Motto El Valor de la Excelencia
The Value of Excellence
Colours Yellow and black

University Location

Address Calle Alberto Aguilera, 23
Madrid (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
28015 Madrid Community
T +34 915422800
F +34 915596569
Other locations Palma De Mallorca

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Alberto Aguilera 23
Madrid 28015
+34 91 542 28 00

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Federación Internacional de Universidades Católicas (FIUC)
  • Federación de Universidades Católicas Europeas (FUCE)
  • Red OTRI de Universidades
  • Aristós Campus Mundus (ACM)
  • Universidades Jesuíticas, de Estados Unidos (ACJU)
  • Universidades SJ de Europa y el Líbano (ASJEL)
  • Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)
  • Comisión de Internacionalización y Cooperación de las Universidades Españolas (CICUE)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Red Scribani
  • Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes (SJM)
  • Federación de Centros Universitarios de la Compañía de Jesús (UNIJES)
  • PRME
  • Red Española Pacto Mundial
  • ABIS
  • EBEN
  • Red Española para el Desarrollo Sostenible
  • Madrid Excelente
  • Red Española de Universidades Saludables

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