Course code UPM120
Course title Español Académico para estudiantes de Arquitectura, Construcción o Urbanismo/ Academic Spanish for students of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Institution Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Course address ETS Arquitectura
City Madrid
Minimum year of study 1st year
Minimum level of English Fair
Minimum level of French None
Key words Academic Spanish, Architecture, Construction, Technical Vocabulary
Language Spanish & English
Professor responsible Paloma Úbeda Mansilla
Telephone +34 629788395
Participating professors María Luisa Escribano Ortega
Number of places Minimum: 15, Maximum: 20, Reserved for local students:
Objectives To provide International students with academic and professional scenarios using Spanish language within appropriate contexts
Programme to be followed The course Español Académico para la Arquitectura y la Construcción combines academic with professional topics. The course is presented to University students who wish to improve their language communication and written skills in the field of civil engineering or architecture. This course has taken in to account updated topics to increase students’ motivation and daily knowledge. The first and last units are focused on an academic international student office where formal and informal salutations, administrative stuff, CV and Interviews skills are required. The other units gather the main standards constructive and architecture placements in which these students are faced; such as In the Workshop, Laboratory, Computer Lab and the Studio. Every unit has been designed with a fruitful vocabulary.

Some basic knowledge of Spanish Language


Students from Architecture and Civil Engineering 

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