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Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM)

Address: G8W4 + M7 Madrid, Spain

Description Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM)

Autonomous University of Madrid or Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) is an internationally recognized, public non-profit institution that is included in the list of 200 best universities in the world and now occupies the second place in its country. It was founded in 1968 in Spain. Despite a relatively short period of activity, the university has managed to occupy a worthy place among higher education institutions.

Autonomous University of Madrid belongs to large universities because it trains more than 25,000 students at the following main faculties:

  • Polytechnic college.
  • Faculty of Economics and Business.
  • Faculty of Law.
  • Natural Sciences.
  • Faculty of Philosophy and Literature.
  • Faculty of teacher training.
  • Psychology faculty.

The teaching staff is represented by a staff of 2500 teachers. Foreign applicants are welcome here (6% of university students are representatives of other countries). The educational institution has exchange programs for students and teachers. The academic year is traditionally divided into semesters.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM)

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Information on the training program can be found on the official website of the school.

Information on the training program can be found on the official website of the school.


The university has numerous advantages for which it is worth choosing this university. Among them are the following:

  • Graduates of UAM have a high level of employment, 90% of applicants for a job in the specialty on average 4.5 months after graduation found it. Here there is an employment forum, through which the university cooperates with employers' enterprises and institutions, helping to employ their graduates.
  • One of the most important functions of the University of Entrepreneurship is helping to create a business. The University has become a pioneer in this field, having founded the Center for Entrepreneurs' Initiatives to help establish enterprises. He participated in the creation of more than 170 companies.
  • There are developed programs for international exchange with the best universities in the world, for example, within the framework of the ERASMUS program, an exchange is being carried out with European universities. More than 1,000 students from UAM use the program. Also, close relations have been established with universities in Latin America.
  • The University hosts numerous cultural events, including summer courses in the study of the humanities.
  • Every year, the university organizes music concerts on campus.
  • The Autonomous University of Madrid has several sports facilities, including indoor and outdoor stadiums. Students take part in sports competitions, championships between universities in Spain. UAM is implementing a program for the development of high-level athletes, funded by the Supreme Council of Sports.


Research work in the university is carried out both within the framework of the university, and in close cooperation with scientific partners. As a result of fruitful research of UAM scientists, important discoveries were made:

  • Scientists from the Jimenez Díaz Foundation and the Autonomous University of Madrid, as well as complex biomedical research centers, proved the link between diabetes and metabolic diseases with heart and vascular diseases. Studies have shown that high concentrations of leucine, isoleucine and valine cause inflammation and oxidative stress at the vascular level, which may be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • University researchers have been able to measure the mechanical properties of multilayer membranes that protect rotavirus. This discovery will help to introduce new opportunities for the development of preventive measures of infection by this type of virus (which affects mostly young children). Thus, scientists have offered valuable information for the development of new strategies in the development of antiviral drugs.
  • At the Autonomous University of Madrid, a study was made of the properties of saponins and their effect on the gastrointestinal tract.

Equipment Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM)

The campus of the Autonomous University of Madrid is located outside the city. It has many historical buildings of interest to connoisseurs. The campus contains several institutes, laboratories and research centers.

Students are provided with a hostel. If you want, you can rent a house in the city. The campus has a library, gyms, cafeterias, canteens, places to prepare for classes, free Wi-Fi. The management of the university tries to make the education and accommodation of its students comfortable and convenient.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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