The 10th international Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC 2024) will be held 24-26 April 2024 at the Puerta de Toledo Campus, of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
Founded in 1989, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) is one of the most prestigious universities in Spain. With four Campus in Getafe, Leganés, Madrid-Puerta de Toledo and Colmenarejo, UC3M is an institution with a distinctly international profile. It is the first university in Spain and the third in Europe in the number of its students participating in the Erasmus student exchange programs and nearly 20% of the student body is made up of international students. The university has a strong reputation in business subjects and Economics, where it is regularly ranked amongst the top 50 institutions worldwide. UC3M is the first Spanish university and the 35th in the world in the QS ranking of the 50 best universities in the world under 50 years of age and it is among the world’s best universities in 13 academic fields according QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.

Getting to Madrid-Puerta de Toledo Campus

The city is served by Adolfo Suare-Madrid-Barajas airport, the main international airport in Spain. To get to the Puerta de Toledo Campus from the airport there are several options:
  • Take metro line 8 towards its end stop Nuevos Ministerios and then line 10, direction Puerta del Sur, to the Alonso Martínez stop, where you have to switch to line 5 to the Puerta de Toledo stop, which is two minutes from campus. Get the metro plan from here.
  • Take a taxi (about 30€).
Madrid-Puerta de Toledo Campus is at the very center of Madrid and it is very easy to get to the campus from any other location in the city. Some options are:
  • By train, stop at “Piramides” or “Embajadores” stations. Useful link.
  • By metro, stop at Puerta de Toledo station. Useful link.
  • By bus, stop at Puerta de Toledo. Useful link.