Spain Founded: 1499

About Us

The Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) is an institution with a long history and broad social recognition. The UCM aspires to be among the foremost universities in Europe, and to become a reference centre for Latin America.

With students as the focus of its activity, the UCM is committed to providing comprehensive training at the highest level. The quality of teaching is a hallmark of the University. Furthermore, Postgraduate programmes are our priority. Our Masters and Doctoral programmes have the necessary materials and human resources to guarantee excellence. The approach and the intensification of relations with society and with the productive environment will be a priority of the University in the coming years.

The UCM has enormous research potential, and many of its research teams occupy positions of leadership internationally. Our University is focused on developing excellence based on wide networks of quality groups, on boosting emerging groups, and on incorporating young researchers. And, of course, by linking research to education at all undergraduate and graduate levels.

The university’s administrative organisation is committed to customer service, simplifying the administrative process. Our activity is based on the principles of democracy, transparency, sustainability of the campus, virtual and real accessibility, preservation of the environment and commitment to the socio-economic environment.

The UCM is a renowned public university in the service of society, offering students a range of undergraduate and graduate programmes that are widely accepted in the workplace.