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Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

The Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) was founded in 1968 and has two campuses, Cantoblanco and the Medical School, in northern Madrid. The Autonomous University of Madrid is organized into seven schools, which include: Arts and Philosophy, Teacher Training and Education, Economics and Business Studies, Sciences, Law, Psychology and Medicine, and the Polytechnic, as well as several services buildings; a sports complex; Music and Languages; University Residences and a Postgraduate Centre.

The campus has excellent connections with the city center, including a train station and a direct line to Puerta del Sol. All of this makes the Autonomous University of Madrid an ideal place for foreign students to experience life in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

A Commitment to Excellence

UAM commitment to excellence means it aims to be one of the best universities in the world as well as take on a leading role in the educational, social, cultural and economic sphere. UAM has strong links with institutions and companies by way of agreements, sponsorship programmes and collaboration frameworks.

UAM students in a privileged area aimed at providing a quality environment for the university community and covering all its needs. The campus is easily accessed and well-linked to the Madrid public transport network and is well-served in terms of sports and cultural facilities.

The University features libraries and IT rooms at all the centres, as well as two separate library buildings (Sciences and Humanities), an Agreements and International Relations Office, a guide for foreign students and a comprehensive Reception Centre.

UAM is among the best Spanish universities according to different international rankings. It is a Campus of International Excellence under the UAM+CSIC programme; a recognition based on its research talent and prestige and its association with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) which has given teaching, research and transfer capacities an enormous boost.


Master's degree
Business Administration Length Location
Master's Degree in Economics and Management of Innovation 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Accounting, Auditing and Capital Market- MACAM 18 months Madrid
Master's Degree in Marketing Management 18 months Madrid
Computer Science & IT
Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 1.5 years Madrid
Software Engineering
Master's Degree in Computer Engineering 1.5 years Madrid
Master's Degree in ICT Research and Innovation (i2-ICT) 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Telecommunication Engineering 1.5 years Madrid
Master’s Degree in Formal Methods in Computer Science 1 year Madrid
Engineering & Technology
Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Engineering
Master's Degree in Biotechnology 1 year Madrid
Chemical Engineering
Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering 1.5 years Madrid
Health & Well-Being
Master in Neuroscience 1.5 years Madrid
Master's Degree in Methodology of the Behavioral and Health Sciences 1.5 years Madrid
Master’s Degree in Research and Nursing Care for Vulnerable Populations 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Pharmacological Research 1 year Madrid
Humanities & Culture
Master in Spanish Language: Research and Professional Practices 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Audiovisual Translation and Localization 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Hispanic Literature: Art, History and Society 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Spanish and Latin American thought 1 year Madrid
Master’s Degree in Contemporary Arabic and Islamic Studies Madrid
Master’s Degree in English Applied Linguistics 1 year Madrid
Master’s Degree in Literary and Cultural Studies in Great Britain and Anglophone Countries 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Physical Anthropology: Evolution and Human Biodiversity 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Archaeology and Heritage 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in International Economics 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Contemporary History Madrid
Master's Degree in Modern History: "The Spanish Monarchy" in the 16th ‐ 18th centuries 1 year Madrid
Master’s Degree in Philosophical Critique and Argumentation 1 year Madrid
Political Science
Master's Degree in International Relations and African Studies 1 year Madrid
Master of Human Resources Management 2 years Madrid
Master's Degree in General Sanitary Psychology 2 years Madrid
Master's Degree in Psychosocial and Community Intervention 1.5 years Madrid
Psycology of Education 1.5 years Madrid
Double Master in Access to the Lawyer's Profession and Legal Research 2 years Madrid
Master's Degree in Access to the Lawyer's profession 18 months Madrid
Master's Degree in Democracy and Government 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Legal Research 1 year Madrid
Interuniversity Master's Degree in Genetics and Cell Biology 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Biodiversity 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Biomolecules and Cell Dynamics 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Microbiology 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Molecular Biomedicine 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Applied Chemistry 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Molecular Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Organic Chemistry 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling 2 years Madrid
Environmental Science
Master's Degree in Ecology 1.5 years Madrid
Master's Degree in Inland Water Quality Assessment 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Sciences in Agri-environmental and Agri-food Sciences 1 year Madrid
Food Science & Technology
Master's Degree in Novel Foods 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Sustainable Land Planning and Territorial Development 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Mathematics and Applications 1 year Madrid
Interuniversity Master's Degree in Nuclear Physics 1 year Multiple (6)
Master's Degree in Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology and Photonics 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Condensed Matter Physics and Biological Systems 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Theoretical Physics 1 year Madrid
Teaching & Education
Double Master in Teacher Training of Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate (Specialty in French) Madrid
Master's Degree in Education for Social Justice 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences 1 year Madrid
Master's Degree in Quality and Improvement of Education Madrid
Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and Art Education for Social Inclusion 2 years Madrid
Diploma / certificate
DiLe: Diploma in Spanish Language, Culture and Civilization 14 weeks Madrid
Language course
International Summer Language School 3 weeks Madrid
Spanish Language: Linguistic and Cultural Immersion 14 weeks Madrid
Summer / Short course
Humanities & Culture
Summer School of Economics and Business 4 weeks Madrid
Summer School on European and Comparative Law 3 weeks Madrid

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Why study at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Spain ranked #6 study abroad country

Spain has been ranked the #6 study abroad country in Europe (and #9 in the world) for 2020! With universities founded as far back as 1218, Spain offers you a wide variety of study opportunities to choose from. Your next big adventure could be waiting for you in Spain, so why not take the plunge?

Scholarships & funding

UAM offers different types of scholarship opportunities for international students:

For postgraduate studies, the MAEC-AECID scholarship programme is a leading instrument of Spanish political cooperation with countries receiving official development aid, and also promotes scientific and cultural relations between Spain and the rest of the world.

The Ford Foundation International Fellowship Programme created with the aim of providing access to postgraduate study programmes. The Ford Foundation International Fellowship Programme is available for nationals in any country where the IFP is implemented: Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Vietnam.


Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco
28049 Madrid

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