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Complutense University of Madrid

Location

Campus Moncloa, Madrid Spain

Ranking

# 164QS World University Rankings

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93Undergraduate programs

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214Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

13,750 EURTuition Fee/year

About Complutense University of Madrid

The Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), with a European and international vocation, is the largest public research university in Spain, and is widely regarded as one of its most prestigious academic institutions. At the present moment we offer 81 BA degrees, 152 MA degrees, 58 Doctoral programs and nearly 200 Expert and Specialist degrees, in almost all areas of knowledge.

Because we consider our students our main concern, this university is committed to providing comprehensive training at the highest level. Our programs enjoy wide acceptance in the labor market. Moreover, the internationalization of our curriculum is a growing reality – we offer some bilingual degrees (Spanish and English), and many specific courses in different languages. The UCM also has a prestigious Spanish Language Centre (CCEE) for foreign students.

The UCM has an extensive series of accords permitting student/professor exchanges and study abroad opportunities; the UCM currently operates some institutions outside of Spain, such as the The Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University (USA), and the Collège des Hautes Études Européennes Miguel Servet (France).

Many UCM research groups occupy positions in the highest ranks of international leadership, and we are committed to ensuring excellence based on large networks of quality research groups. 

About Complutense University of Madrid

The Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), with a European and international vocation, is the largest public research university in Spain, and is widely regarded as one of its most prestigious academic institutions. At the present moment we offer 81 BA degrees, 152 MA degrees, 58 Doctoral programs and nearly 200 Expert and Specialist degrees, in almost all areas of knowledge.

Because we consider our students our main concern, this university is committed to providing comprehensive training at the highest level. Our programs enjoy wide acceptance in the labor market. Moreover, the internationalization of our curriculum is a growing reality – we offer some bilingual degrees (Spanish and English), and many specific courses in different languages. The UCM also has a prestigious Spanish Language Centre (CCEE) for foreign students.

The UCM has an extensive series of accords permitting student/professor exchanges and study abroad opportunities; the UCM currently operates some institutions outside of Spain, such as the The Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University (USA), and the Collège des Hautes Études Européennes Miguel Servet (France).

Many UCM research groups occupy positions in the highest ranks of international leadership, and we are committed to ensuring excellence based on large networks of quality research groups. 

Available programs

The UCM offers a wide range of courses, with 81 undergraduate programs in almost all areas of knowledge: Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Health Sciences, Engineering and Social and Legal Sciences.

The UCM holds a leading position in the most prestigious international university rankings. According to QS Rankings, in some subjects the UCM is among the world’s top 50 universities, this is the case of Odontology and Veterinary studies. It is also remarkable that Archaeology, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Anthropology, Communication and Legal Studies at UCM are among the top 100 universities in the world.

The UCM holds the first position for Spanish universities at English Language and Literature, History, Modern Language, Odontology, Legal Studies and International Policy studies. 

We are committed to ensuring excellence based on linking research and teaching, in order to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the chosen discipline.

Commerce

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Criminology

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Law - Philosophy

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Pedagogy

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Sociology

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The UCM offers a wide range of courses, with 152 MA titles, 58 Doctoral programs and nearly 200 Expert and Specialist titles, in almost all areas of knowledge: Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Health Sciences, Engineering and Social and Legal Sciences.

According to QS Rankings, in some subjects the UCM is among the world’s top 50 universities, this is the case of Odontology and Veterinary studies. It is also remarkable that Archaeology, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Anthropology, Communication and Legal Studies at UCM are among the top 100 universities in the world.

The UCM holds the first position for Spanish universities at English Language and Literature, History, Modern Language, Odontology, Legal Studies and International Policy studies.

Many UCM research groups occupy positions in the highest ranks of international leadership, and we are committed to ensuring excellence based on large networks of quality research groups, and on the successful engagement of our graduate students in research.

 

Applied Ethics

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Classical Studies

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Creative Writing

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Medieval Studies

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Biomaterials

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Biostatistics

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Health Analysis

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Neuroscience

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Psychogerontology

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Sanitary Biology

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Social Psychology

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Virology

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Zoology

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Gender Studies

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International Law

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LGBTIQ+ Studies

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Psychopedagogy

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University information

General

2+
620+
24+
60+
180+
82+
6.5+

Bachelor

90+
6.5+
49,425
81%
19%
8,883
69%
31%
4,866
92%
8%

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

13,750 EUR
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International Students

13,750 EUR
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Rankings & ratings

Complutense University of Madrid is one of the top universities in Madrid, Spain. It is ranked #164 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #226
  • 2014
    #=216
  • 2015
    #=212
  • 2016
    #226
  • 2017
    #=239
  • 2018
    #233
  • 2019
    #206
  • 2020
    #212
  • 2021
    #206
  • 2022
    #223
  • 2023
    #=226
  • 2024
    #=171
  • 2025
    #164

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