Technical University of Madrid

The Technical University of Madrid or Universidad Politécnica de Madrid is situated in Madrid, Spain. It was found in 1971. About 36000 students study here.

Master's Programmes



The Technical University of Madrid (UPM) was founded in 1971 through the integration of the Higher Technical Schools which up until then made up the Higher Technical Institutes. The University Schools joined the following year.


The Technical University of Madrid offers courses that cover all areas of architecture and engineering necessary for today’s society, in which more and more scientific and engineering responsibility is acquired.


  • Transport Research Centre
  • Laser CentreIcono
  • Integral Domotics Centre
  • Research Center for Biotechnology and Plant Genomics
  • Centre of Electronics for the Industry
  • Research Center for the Management of Agricultural and Environmental Risks
  • Structural Material Research Centre

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Library services

The Library currently has around 775,000 monographs, 11,800 periodical publication titles, 12.000 units of audiovisual material, as well as a collection of 20.000 titles in electronic format. This makes it, through the extension and richness of its material, one of the most important library collections in Spain in a technical sense.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Campus Ciudad Universitaria
  • Campus Madrid Ciudad
  • Campus Montegancedo
  • Campus Sur


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