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Cultural Activities

UCM offers every student multiple opportunities to get involved in cultural activities and pursue a variety of hobbies and interests. The Vice-Rector for Extra-Curricular Activities organizes an array of activities, among which you are sure to find ones that interest you.


Museums & Heritage

If you're curious about scientific culture, the UCM offers the opportunity to get to know it through a network of Museums and Scientific Collections. We actively promote the exploration of science and art history within the UCM community and the larger community of Madrid as well.

 Information          Museums 




If your interest lies in literary arts, there is a good chance that you will participate in the literary festival that takes place during The Complutense Literary Week with a multitude of activities, meetings and workshops. In addition, all Spanish speaking students are allowed to submit applications for the Annual Literary Awards Competition.

 Literary Events 


Theatergoers can become a member and get involved in one of the university theatre groups, or simply enjoy The Theatre Festival, Theatre shows and monologues performances.

 Theatre, Dance and Cinema 


If you are interested in art, you have a great opportunity to enjoy it at the Complutense Art Center (c arte c) at 2, Juan Herrera Avenue. The Center provides a space for emerging artists,hosting interesting national and international exhibitions.



UCM gives music lovers the opportunity to join one of the Complutense music bands: Symphonic Orchestra, Bigband, Gospel Choir, Choir, Santo Tomas’ Singers and Microcosm’s Choir. In addition, you can enjoy a wide range of musical activities, such as the AIEnRUTa Jazz 2014 concert series, Aienruta jazz, Flamenco Dancers en route, Aienruta Classic Music, Sonor Ensemble, Royal Theatre workshops, Opera season and OSUCM Concerts and some of the top festivals in the world, such as Universimad, madgarden or DCODE.

Complutense Encounters

Complutense Encounters is an open forum for debate and reflection that seeks to communicate and interact with society, with the goal of enhancing the university's role as a scientific, academic, cultural and social model.