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Resources for Victims of Crime

At Saint Louis University — Madrid, the priority response to any crime report is to address the safety of the victim or the individual reporting the incident. If you have experienced or witnessed a crime, get to a safe place and contact the police by dialing 112. You can also call the SLU-Madrid Emergency Phone: (+34) 638 763 758 for 24/7 assistance.  

If you have experienced or witnessed a crime, you are encouraged (but not required) to report such incidents to the Office of Student Life at or (+34) 915 54 58 58, ext. 213. The office is on the ground floor of Padre Rubio Hall (PRH).  

The Student Life team can offer guidance on reporting incidents, assist you in seeking medical attention, and provide information about other available support resources. 

Emotional and Mental Health Support 

Being a victim of or witness to a crime can be an overwhelming, isolating and traumatic experience. The Counseling Center (; +34 915 54 58 58, ext. 230) is an on-campus confidential resource you might consider utilizing to help navigate and cope with this process. Whether your experience is recent or dates back further, a team of counselors is here to offer confidential emotional support.

The Counseling Center can also offer referrals to other student support services, on and off campus, that could be beneficial and provide you with information about multilingual mental health providers in the Madrid area.

If you would like to request an appointment, please fill out this form.

You can find the Counseling Center on the first floor of Padre Rubio Hall, in room 104. 

Specific Information and Resources for Sex Offenses

While the information provided above is relevant to all types of crimes, there are specific protocols and resources in place for incidents involving sexual assault: 

Access Sexual Assault Resources