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Campus de la UAM con torres de Plaza Castilla al fondo

Why choose UAM?

Why choose UAM?

The Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) is a public institution internationally recognised for the quality of its teaching and research​, its strong international vocation and high level of employability. Located in a unique natural environment, UAM offers a wide range of degree programs, postgraduate and doctoral studies and a complete university experience, with libraries, laboratories, sports facilities, cultural and solidarity activities, and a large variety of mobility opportunities.

Alumnos hablando en una mesa

Innovation in teaching

We work to develop innovative approaches to teaching, in order to discover the methods that work best for students, including e-learning techniques. Our aim: improve the quality of the student learning experience and promote a full development of their skills.

Estudiantes andando en el campus de la UAM

A unique campus experience

Located in a privileged natural environment, at UAM you will have resources and activities of all kinds that will allow you to develop a transversal profile and key skills for your employability.

Dos estudiantes extranjeros hablando en un banco

Inspiring global community

Become part of a vibrant and diverse community of more than 30.000 students, where everyone can experience university life to the fullest. Every year, UAM campuses welcome 1.500 international students from 50 different countries. UAM is part of CIVIS, an alliance made up of 11 prestigious European universities, and has signed more than 1.900 international mobility agreements.

Alumnos en un laboratorio

Cutting-edge research

Studying at the Autonomous University of Madrid means learning with prestigious researchers. We host almost fifty laboratories, more than 300 research groups and 700 active projects. 

Gran Vía de Madrid

Vibrant city

Enjoy living in Madrid, a dynamic city with bustling cultural, gastronomic and social possibilities. Located in the heart of Spain, Madrid has excellent transport connections, which makes it easy to travel to many main touristic points of the country. UAM campuses offer easy connections with the city centre by train and bus.