Bachelor Degree in Phisiotherapy

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Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy

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4 years


Madrid, Spain


240 ECTS

Official Degree




in English


extra clinical specialisations

1200 h

practical hours with patients

employment rate in the first year after graduating.


Take advantage of a unique opportunity in Spain by studying at UAX, the prestigious Spanish university with over 25 years of healthcare expertise.

The undergraduate programme of Physiotherapy is hosted under UAX Rafa Nadal School of Sport, a new institution created by Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, Rafa Nadal and the Rafa Nadal Academy´s team.

The most advanced international degree of Phisiotherapy is connected with the first private sports university in Spain, main players in health and sports industry, and the knowledge, values and capacities of one of the most successful sportsman in the history.

A top programme with different value elements joint into the official 4 years study plan:

•Value pills powered by Rafa Nadal and UAX Team: innovative training systems combined with the same learning method with Rafa and his team in order to win.

•Technical Sessions presented by both Rafa Nadal team and Rafa Nadal Academy collaborators.

•Clinics with the last industry update.

•Sport Industry Summit: with the participation of Rafa Nadal and main players in health and sports industry.

Best students will do their practices in the Rafa Nadal Academy in Manacor, Mallorca.

At UAX Rafa Nadal School of Sport, you´ll acquire certified training in cutting-edge therapeutic technology, a differential and pioneering preparation in the sector to boost your professional projection in international markets.

Develop your full potential at UAX Rafa Nadal School of Sport

The innovative curriculum will enhance your specialisation by covering the many fields of activity in physiotherapy (neurology, oncology, traumatology, sport, etc.), as specified by World Physiotherapy. 60% of the degree content is practical.

You will work with innovative technology in physiotherapy and obtain two extra specialist certifications.

Your lecturers are practising physiotherapists, experts in elite sport and clinical physiotherapy, including Dr. Rafael Maymo (Rafa Nadal´s physiotherapist), Dr. Israel González and Dr. Eva Maria Rodríguez, physiotherapists for the Spanish Olympic swimming team.

You will complete your training with real patients at prestigious hospitals in Spain.

State-of-the-art facilities

•Rafa Nadal Academy, in Manacor, Mallorca.

The largest Virtual Simulation Hospital in Europe, to test real clinical situations with advanced simulation software.

•UAX Polyclinic: to apply the techniques and treatments you have learnt from real-life patients.

•Advanced Physiotherapy Technology Room, to learn about the latest electrotherapy innovations in the field of chronic pain and non-invasive neuromodulation.

•Over 25 advanced facilities: cameras for biomechanical studies, Therabody percussive therapy technology, isokinetic equipment, ultrasound scanners, etc.

•UAX Fitness Center: with encoder, stress testing laboratory, jump apparatus, etc.

Practical sessions in small groups with a maximum of 12 students.

Internships at top centres

You will spend more than 1,200 practical hours at public and private hospitals, clinics, fitness centres and prestigious sports clubs in Spain.

Day-to-day life on the Madrid Campus

•3 residences on the UAX Campus: enjoy a unique experience in an international environment surrounded by nature, with services to ensure a comfortable and convenient stay.

•UAX Campus: more than 1,000,000m2 equipped with the most innovative facilities where you can enjoy the perfect weather, impressive natural surroundings and outdoor sports activities.

•Town centre just 10 minutes away: Villanueva de la Cañada is a 10-minute walk away. You also have public transport on the University’s doorstep to reach the centre of Madrid in about 60 minutes.


Enjoy life where the sun always shines in the city of a thousand plans

Shows: in Madrid you can enjoy great Broadway musicals, concerts, shows, opera, etc. You can also attend sporting events at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, or the Mutua Madrid Tennis Open, etc.

Art at your fingertips: choose from the Museo del Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum and the Reina Sofía National Art Centre, as well as countless other exhibitions. Madrid also has an important historical and monumental legacy, which you can take in by wandering through its streets. You can also enjoy the sun on its terraces while soaking up the pleasant multicultural cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Explore Spain at your own pace: Madrid has the largest transport network in Spain (airport, train, metro, taxis, private vehicle hire, car-sharing, etc.), which means that as well as travelling around the city, you can easily visit any part of the country.

What others say about us

Sophie Leblanc

Physiotherapy alumna at Alfonso X el Sabio University.

¨What I enjoyed most about the Physiotherapy Degree at UAX was the connection with the world of health, the technology used, its applications in sport and the high degree of specialisation. It was a really worthwhile experience¨

Claire Dubois

Physiotherapy student at Alfonso X el Sabio University

¨Since arriving, I’ve met many people of all nationalities. I’ve made lots of Spanish friends, which has helped me learn Spanish very quickly. I'm having a great time, I'm learning so much every day!¨



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