Master's Degrees - Enrolment Fees and Payment

Fees

Official Postgraduate Studies, with validity throughout national territory, taught in State universities are subject to the current fees system in accordance with the provisions of the Organic Law 6/2001, dated 21 December, on Universities.

See Fees for the Academic Year 2021-2022

Enrolment  Fees

It is the fee charged as the total amount of fees in exchange for academic and administrative services.

  1. Academic Services: the result of multiplying the cost per credit by the number of credits corresponding to the Master's Program concerned.
  2. Administrative Services: they include the initiation of the Academic Records File concerned (payment for which is undertaken only when enrolling for the first time), administrative costs and student insurance (to be paid by all Spanish students or by those who are nationals of other countries under the age of 28 who are legally resident in Spain).

Fee Reductions and Exemptions

This benefit may be applied for by students who are in one of the following situations, to which end they will be obliged to provide the University with documents as proof of the condition which they claim to be the case, within the registration period.

Important: Documents justifying reductions and exemptions must be in effect at the time of registration.

Beneficiaries of general category large-family status (RD 1621/2005, dated December 30, 2005)

Exemption:

  • 50% of the costs of academic services and administrative services, excluding student insurance.
  • 50% of the costs of the Qualification Certificate concerned, as well of other academic certifications.

Documents to be submitted:

  • Authenticated photocopy of large-family identity card and the renewal card in this regard and, were it the case, issued by the relevant organism belonging to the Spanish Public Administration.

Postgraduate Studies in which a reduction may be applied for:

  • Masters' Degrees.
  • Academic supervision during the research period of a Doctoral Program.

Beneficiaries of special category large-family status (RD 1621/2005, dated December 30, 2005)

  • 100% of the costs of academic services and administrative services, excluding student insurance.
  • 100% of the costs of the Qualification Certificate concerned, as well as of other academic certification.

Documents to be submitted:

  • Authenticated photocopy of large-family identity card and the renewal card in this regard and, were it the case, issued by the relevant organism belonging to the Spanish Public Administration.

Postgraduate Studies in which a reduction may be applied for:

  • Masters' Degrees.
  • Academic supervision during the research period of a Doctoral Program.

Victims of Terrorism, as well as their spouses and offspring in accordance with the provisions of Article 7 of Law 32/1999, dated 8 October

  • Fees corresponding to Academic Services.
  • Does not include the cost of Administrative Services, nor, were it the case, of student insurance.

Documents to be submitted:

  • Authenticated photocopy of the administrative order issued by the relevant organism belonging to the Spanish Public Administration via which the status of victim of terrorism has been acknowledged.

Postgraduate Studies in which a reduction may be applied for:

  • Masters' Degrees.
  • Academic supervision during the research period of a Doctoral Program.

Students with disabilities

Considering them to be those who have a degree of disability equal to, or greater than, 33%, as set down in the additional provision 24.6 of the Universities Act, as drafted in Law 4/2007, dated 12 April.

Exemption

  • 100% of the costs of academic services and administrative services, excluding student insurance.
  • 100% of the costs of the Qualification Certificate concerned, as well as of other academic certification.

Documents to be submitted:

  • Authenticated photocopy of the administrative order issued by the relevant organism belonging to the Spanish Public Administration via which the status of disabled person has been acknowledged.

Postgraduate Studies in which the reduction may be applied for:

  • Masters' Degrees.
  • Academic supervision during the research period of a Doctoral Program.

Reductions of Other Kinds:

Distinction in Master's Degree Studies

When the grade of 'With Distinction´ is achieved in subjects within UIMP Masters' Degrees, the following year a deduction will be made for the amount corresponding to the number of credits for which the grade was obtained.
Under no circumstances may the total amount of the deduction exceed the total cost of tuition. Likewise, this deduction will not be applicable to the fee for academic supervision upon enrolment in a Doctoral Program.

Civil Service Personnel and UIMP Staff

And in the case of their spouses and direct descendants, and always in the case of there being vacant places available.

Exemption:

  • 50% in the first-year enrolment fees.
  • 10% in the second-year fees, as well as in those for subsequent enrolments.

Postgraduate Studies in which the reduction may be applied for:

  • Masters' Degrees.
  • Academic supervision during the research period of a Doctoral Program.

Recipients of Grants and Study Bursaries

Students who, upon enrolment, avail themselves of the possibility of fee exemption, because they have applied for an official grant, and then at a later date do not acquire the status of grant holders, or whose allotted grant is revoked, will be required to pay the fee corresponding to the enrolment already formalized. Non-payment of the said fee will result in the cancellation of the enrolment.

Doctors with Extraordinary Award

In accordance with the Regulations for the awarding of extraordinary doctoral prizes at the Menéndez Pelayo International University approved by the Governing Body on August 15, 2017, all those doctors who have been awarded an extraordinary prize will be entitled to exemption from, or refund of, the fees for the award of the doctoral degree in the form and for the amounts approved by the Governing Body. If the student has the right to this exemption and pays the full public prices, the amount will be reimbursed upon request of refund of public prices. 

Method of Payment

  • Studies managed by a Collaborating Institution: the student should contact the said entity.
  • Studies managed by the UIMP: The student admitted in an area of study will be notified by the Student Administration Office by e-mail, which will include an identification code, thereby allowing him or her to undertake enrolment via the on-line registration website located at the UIMP's Online Administration Office

The application will guide the student so that he or she may select the Studies in which to enrol, the method of payment, as well as the stipulated periods for payment.

Payment Options:

  1. Single Payment
    • 100% of the academic and administrative fees involved.
    • Student Insurance, were it applicable.
  2. Split Payment

The student concerned may pay in two installments. 

First Installment:

  • 50% of the fees for academic services.
  • 100% of the fees for administrative services.
  • Student insurance, were it applicable.

Second Installment:

  • The remaining 50% of the fees for academic services.

The student will be expected to pay these amounts within the stipulated periods established each year. Taking heed of the Academic and Enrolment Calendar

Methods of Payment:

  1. If the student lives in Spain, payment can be made:
    • In cash at any branch of Banco Santander
      The student will need to print three copies of the payment form through the Online Administration Office, via the "Payment of Receipts Pending" option, and submit them at the Banco Santander branch concerned, within the stipulated period indicated on the receipt.
      The bank is obliged to stamp the three copies: one copy is for the bank, one should be handed in at the UIMP Students Administration Office within 15 working days of the due date, and the third copy is for the student. This latter document is his or her proof of enrolment in the University.
    • Online Credit Card Payment
      Payment by credit card through the online platform Vía Pago, which is accessed from the Online Administration Office , by selecting "Online Payment" ("Pago on-line") within the "Payment of Receipts Pending" ("Pago de recibos") option.
      At the Student Adminsitration Office the student concerned is expected to hand in the payment slip which has been generated, within 15 working days of its expiration, indicating: First Name and Last Names / National ID Card, passport, or Non-National's ID (NIE), together with the code number and description of the Study Program concerned, and the academic year in course.
      This data is absolutely necessary so as to identify the payment. If the slip does not contain the data, the University may demand payment at any time.
  2. If he or she lives abroad:
    • Payment via bank transfer
      The amount to be paid in is shown on the receipt. It is the student who is expected to meet the costs of the transfer incurred, as well as any other bank charges incurred, which should not diminish the overall amount as indicated.

Payment is to be made within the stipulated period indicated in the receipt pending, and once made, the student is obliged to submit proof of the transfer to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On the transfer receipt slip, the following will be indicated: First Name and Last Names / National ID, passport, or Non-National's ID (NIE) / code number and description of the Study Program concerned / and the academic year in course.

This data is absolutely necessary so as to identify the payment. If the slip does not contain the data, the University may demand payment at any time.

Requesting Receipt of Payment

Generally speaking, the receipt for having satisfied fee payments is issued on behalf of the student, who is the person obliged to ensure payment is made.

If payment is going to be undertaken by a company, or by a public or private institution, the latter must be requested using the available standard form within the period set out in the bill for payment.

The billing request will then be sent by normal post to the Students Administration Office:

Secretaría de Estudiantes UIMP
C/ Isaac Peral, 23. 28040 Madrid
(Spain)

  • Billing request. Payment of Enrolment Fees (Forms)

Modification of Enrolment

Applications will be accepted to substitute one or several optional subjects for others of the same nature, as long as the total number of credits registered remains unchanged, within the deadlines established in the Academic and Administrative Calendar.

The student who intends to make this modification shall submit the Application Form to request Modification to Enrolment to the Students Administration Office. The Application Form must include the full name of each subject that is modified, the study plan to which it belongs, credits, and the same data for the subjects that will replace them.

The Students Administration Office will send the application received to the Collaborating Center for analysis and resolution. The Collaborating Centers will verify that the total credits registered remain unaltered and that the data is complete, informing, if necessary, the teachers responsible for the different subjects. Once the request for modification is resolved, the Students Administration Office will contact the student.

  • Application Form to request Modification to Enrolment (Forms)

Cancellation of Enrolment

The cancellation of enrolment renders the enrolment concerned academically and administratively ineffective with the consequent loss of the rights inherent to it.

Total or partial cancellation of the enrolment must be requested to the Students Administration Office on the Application Form to request the Refund of Fees, duly justified and accompanied by the original or copy of the payment slip concerned and / or by the corresponding justificatory proof in those cases in which the reason for requesting a reimbursement might require justification.

The request for cancellation must be made within the deadlines established in the Academic and Administrative Calendar, implying the cancellation that the enrolment has not existed and will not be counted for any purpose.

The student will be entitled to a refund of 50 percent of the tuition fees, but not to a refund of the prices paid for administrative services, which will be considered as processing costs. Only in the event of cancellation of the Studies Program, will the University also reimburse the fees paid over in lieu of administrative services.

Exceptionally, applications for total or partial cancellation of enrolment may be processed with the right to a refund of tuition fees after the established deadline, provided that there are duly motivated and justified extraordinary situations that make it impossible for the student to continue studying.

Failure to pay the total amount of the fee costs, in case of option for full payment, or the corresponding deadline, in case of payment by installments, will result in the automatic cancellation of the enrolment by the Students Administration Office, without any right to a refund of the enrolment fee. Under no circumstances will the prices paid for administrative services be refunded. Only in the event of cancellation of the Studies Program, will the University also reimburse the fees paid over in lieu of administrative services.

  • Application Form to request the Refund of Fees (Forms)

Refund of fees

In accordance with Law 8/89, of April 13, on Public Fees and Prices and other applicable provisions, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo will refund the enrolment fees in the following cases:

  1. When payments have been made in excess of the current public prices, due to material or factual errors and arithmetic errors in the settlement. 
  2. If, once the amount of the registration fee has been paid, the interested party obtains scholarships or study aids which, according to the regulations in force, imply exemption from the payment of public prices per enrolment, or have obtained recognition of credits and the amount has not been compensated with that of the extension of the registration fee, or this does not occur. 
  3. If, after the payment of the registration fee, it is certified that the student is in a legal or administrative situation that entails exemption from payment. 
  4. When, for reasons not attributable to the student, the service is not provided. 

In the case of a refund of academic fees, if these correspond to tuition paid in installments, the amount of the refund will be deducted from the amount of the outstanding payments. When the payment has been made in a single payment, if applicable, the refund will be made to the person concerned. In the case of a refund of academic fees, if these correspond to tuition paid in installments, the amount of the refund will be deducted from the amount of the outstanding payments. When the payment has been made in a single payment, if applicable, the refund will be made to the person concerned. 

Under no circumstances will the prices paid for administrative services be refunded. Only in the case of cancellation of studies, the UIMP will refund the prices for administrative services.

In this case, the student will request a refund of the prices paid for administrative services to the Students Administration Office on the Application Form to request the Refund of Fees, accompanied by the original registration form. 

The Students Administration Office will send the application received to the Collaborating Center for its analysis and resolution. Once the refund request is resolved, the Students Administration Office will contact the student.

  • Application Form to request the Refund of Fees (Forms)

Non-payment

The Students Administration Office will follow up the process of settlement of the registration by claiming from students the amounts that are pending payment by electronic communication. At the end of the period granted, the Students Administration Office will propose to the General Secretariat the cancellation of those registrations that are pending total or partial payment. 

The lack of payment of the total amount of the price, in case of option for the total payment, or of the corresponding term, in case of fractioned payment, will imply the automatic cancellation of the registration by the Secretary of Students, without any right to refund the registration fee.

The UIMP will deny the issuance of degrees and certificates when students have outstanding payments.