Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
higher education institution in Mexican Republic.
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana - Description
The Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) is a public Institution with 37 years of experience and is one of the leading universities in Mexico. It offers 75 undergraduate and 75 Postgraduate programs and has over 52,862 students. It is composed of five independent campuses: Azcapotzalco, Cuajimalpa, Iztapalapa, Lerma and Xochimilco; four are strategically distributed in Mexico city, and one is in the State of Mexico divided into six academic divisions: Basic sciences and engineering, Biological sciences and health, Social sciences and humanities, Science and art for design, Communication and design, and Natural sciences. Our academic model is innovative, flexible, at the vanguard of higher education and strongly linked to our social environment. The academic staff is the most solid of the country, we have over 2958 academics with a lecture-research profile, 88% are full-time and 85% have postgraduate degrees. With more than 180 areas of research in 58 Departments, the UAM contributes to the development of Mexico with multidisciplinary projects at a national and international level, tackling with the most diverse needs generated by the development of the country and its incorporation into the globalization processes. It has and promotes student and academic mobility and exchanged programs, it also joins into...