Universidad Autónoma de Madrid : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities

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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 30.000 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. 

About

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 30.000 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. 

University highlights

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid is one of the top Public universities in Madrid, Spain. It is ranked #200 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #206
  • 2013
    #195
  • 2014
    #178
  • 2015
    #186
  • 2016
    #=210
  • 2018
    #187
  • 2019
    #159
  • 2020
    #192
  • 2021
    #200

Ranking criteria

42.8
Overall
57.1
Academic Reputation
55.4
Employer Reputation
42.3
Faculty Student Ratio
23.3
Citations per Faculty
8.8
International Faculty Ratio
12
International Students Ratio
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