Auntonomous University of Madrid Web 

The Autonomous University of Madrid is an institution consolidated in research and teaching excellence, its main hallmarks are:

  • Public university with strong social commitment. Sustainable, sound and supportive.
  • Concerned about the continuous improvement of the teaching quality to favour the teaching-learning process. It is positioned amongst the 200 best universities in the world.
  • Strong in high-quality research: it has several university research institutes of its own and others in collaboration with the Higher Council for Scientific Research.
  • Commitment to innovation as an driver of social and economic development, through collaboration with society and companies, in training and research programmes, as well as through joint research and innovation laboratories.
  • Prestige and international projection, with a significant relevance in the international rankings of universities, especially amongst the newest universities.
  • Integrator of new technologies as an opportunity for continuous improvement.
  • Alliance with other institutions:
    • National scope: the Campus of International Excellence CEI UAM+CSIC together with other agents and institutions, were constituted to promote the development of a campus that plays a role in the leadership and cohesion of the educational, social, cultural and economic sphere of North Madrid, via its integration into region close to the Campus,.
    • International scope: integrated within the network of young European research universities with the aim of promoting joint initiatives in the field of research and teaching, as well as encouraging mobility.
  • 2 campuses, 9 faculties and technical schools and 4 affiliated university schools
  • 43 institutes and research centres
  • 48 undergraduate studies, 43 doctoral programmes, 100+ master's programmes and 100+ own studies and continuing education
  • 20,000+ students, 3,000 teachers
  • 500+ annual doctoral theses
  • 300+ living patents
  • 88 Honoris Causa granted

Groups of the UAM in the IRYCIS


  • Cancer stem cells and fibroinflammatory microenvironment


  • Nanobiology