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Autonomous University of Madrid

4.2 out of 5 (114 ratings / 112 reviews) Alcobendas, Spain
The Autonomous University of Madrid (Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) is commonly known by its Spanish initials UAM or as "la Autónoma". 

About

History

 UAM is a Spanish public university established in 1968, along with the autonomous universities of Barcelona and Bilbao (now University of the Basque Country) during one of Spain's most ambitious educational reforms, which took place during the late 1960s and the early 1970s.

Education

Since 1971, the university's main campus has been located in Cantoblanco, a rural area in the northern outskirts of Madrid. Despite being part of the municipality of Madrid, the campus is nearer the towns of Alcobendas and Tres Cantos. 

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
207 -7
2021
200 -8
2020
192
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
301
2020
301
2019
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
-
2021
301 -50
2020
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
188 -5
2020
183
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The mission of the Office of Studies and Institutional Evaluation (GEEI) consists in carrying out the evaluation and quality control activities entrusted to it by the governing team, focusing mainly on the quality of teaching and the activity of the teaching staff, as well as on conventional activities in support of teaching such as automated marking of examinations.

Housing services

The UAM offers university housing through the Colegio Mayor Juan Luis Vives and the Residencia Universitaria Erasmo on campus.

Library services

The Library  supports research, teaching and study, providing access to the necessary information resources from this university or elsewhere. The different service points serve the entire University community and are available in eight faculty or school libraries. There are also specialised documentation centres. 

Student Life

Campus life

  • Cantoblanco Campus Map-Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • Medicine Campus Map-Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really enjoy studying psychology because i want to be one of the greatest psychologists ever

UAM grad student
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I haven’t started my studies here yet. But thus far, the faculty has been amazing in answering my questions and preparing me for my studies. The program itself is very well-rounded and detailed.

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