Madrid is one of the most important and vibrant cities of Europe and capital of Spain. Home to the central government (Congress and Senate) as well as national and international companies and world institutions. It is located in the center of the country which makes it very accessible for students, travelers, business and an ideal site for hosting all sorts of events. It is also a beautiful and historical city home to some of the most prestigious museums and exhibits, including El Prado, Thyssen or Reina Sofia. It is a very easy and friendly city to move around, offers exciting entertainment opportunities, wonderful gastronomy and home to Real Madrid.