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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid is the first Spanish institution and the third European university according to the QS Ranking of the World’s Top 50 Universities under 50 years old. Founded in 1968, this university offers an extensive range of studies, organized into eight schools, as well as several affiliated centers, like the Red Cross Universitary School of Nursing and the ONCE School of Physiotherapy.

With more than 25.000 students and 3.000 academic staff members, this university has two campus: the prestigious Faculty of Medicine, close to Madrid´s La Paz Hospital, and the Cantoblanco Campus, which is situated 15 km to the north of Madrid, immersed in nature. In addition, this campus has an excellent connection with the city center, including a train station, with direct line to Puerta del Sol in 20 minutes. It has, as well, several services buildings, like a sports complex, Music and Language Learning centers, student residences and a Doctoral School.

Besides its great studies offer, this university has an ambitious employability plan and numerous agreements with other institutions, inserted in the framework of the Campus de Excelencia UAM-CSIC. Thereby, research excellence areas like Mathematics, Nanotechnology and Theoretical Physics have earned a prestigious international reputation. 

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186
2016
=210
2017
187
2018
  • 49.20
    Overall Score
  • 65.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 24.7
    Citations per Faculty
  • 74.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 43.4
    Faculty Student
  • 24.3
    International Students
101-150
2014
101-150
2015
51-100
2016
51-100
2017
  • 70.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 60
    Citations per Paper
  • 63.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 52.1
    H-index Citations
11
2014
9
2015
11
2016
101-150
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 76.3
    Graduate Employment Rate
11
2014
9
2015
11
2016
101-150
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 45.70
    Overall Score
  • 1968
    Establishment Year
  • 210
    WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

52 Undergraduate Courses

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70 Postgraduate Courses

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,738
International
181

Number of students

26,511
Postgraduate 23%
Undergraduate 77%

Number of international students

2,976
Postgraduate 42%
Undergraduate 58%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.