Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) — public non-profit university. It is located in Madrid, Spain. It is a young higher education institution, as it was opened in 1968. UAM is working together with European University Association (EUA), OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which UAM is on top-220. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE) places the university in 4 position in the rating.
UAM does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor and master programs.
- Establishment year
- International students
- Female students
Place in ratings
- Rating QS
- Rating THE
UAM tuition fees
The academic calendar at UAM is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Spain. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UAM are different for locals and foreigners. Spain citizens pay 1,389 USD per year, while international students pay a minimum of 5,000 USD. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.
When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.
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A rural campus is the best choice for those who enjoy outdoor activities. UAM has exactly this type of campus. It is located away from the city, creating conditions for greater student communication and a close-knit community. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. Not only locals study at UAM, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.
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What to do after graduation
After graduation, you can stay in Spain for 1 year. This time is enough to find a job and change your student visa to a work one. Graduates of UAM are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.