Here are some of the banking options available for international students with good conditions

Santander Bank has an office at Carlos III University (building  15). To set the account is free and it does not have maintainance fees including closing your account after the program.

  • Free money transfers online inside Spain
  • Free debit card
  • It´s free to get money on ATMs

You will need your passport and UC3M / UCM student ID (you'll also probably need your acceptance letter to open your account here). 

The Santander Bank office on campus is open all year except for the month of August (and holidays/non lective days).

In case you prefer to visit an office or ATM outside campus in Getafe, here you have some of them: