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Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid


The Master in Governance and Human Rights of the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) and the Santillana Foundation offer theoretical and practical training of the highest academic rigor on human rights and national and international guarantee and implementation institutions.

Both at the teaching and research levels, the Master combines legal, political and social perspectives, providing a space for reflection and debate on the current challenges of democratic governance and the institutional reforms necessary for the defense of fundamental rights in these global societies.

The Master in Governance and Human Rights offers its students the training necessary to carry out a successful professional career both in the field of public bodies and in that of private organizations oriented towards the exercise of law, public policies and international cooperation.

The Master in Governance and Human Rights is a degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM).

Why study at the UAM?

It is a modern university, interested in the comprehensive training of its students and internationally recognized, being framed within the group of the 200 best universities in the world.

She is concerned about the environment and proud of her work to achieve an environmentally sustainable campus.

It is the Spanish university of reference from the research point of view and that has its own university research institutes on its campus and others in collaboration with the Higher Council for Scientific Research. Pioneer in the work of solidarity action and cooperation, work with NGOs, etc. UAM graduates have a high level of labor insertion, 90% of those who have looked for a job have found it, and in an average time of 4 and a half months. It has an Employment Forum and in this time it has become the University Employment Forum with more participating companies and institutions.

It is an entrepreneurial university in many aspects and one of the most important is that of business creation. It is the pioneer Spanish university in this regard, it has the CIADE-UAM Center for Entrepreneurial Initiatives to help in the creation of companies and since its foundation it has participated in the creation of more than 170 companies.

It has international exchange relations with the best universities in the world, for example in the ERASMUS exchange program with universities in Europe, more than 1000 students from the Autonomous Region enjoy academic stays. There are also privileged relationships with various Latin American universities.

Concerned about the society to which it belongs, it maintains strong collaborative relationships with municipalities, institutions and companies, for which it has signed numerous agreements and framework collaboration agreements. It has numerous cultural activities, including summer courses and contemporary humanities. It has the oldest and most prestigious cycle of concerts organized by universities, which takes place every year at the National Music Auditorium.

It has multiple sports facilities, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The Autonomous University organizes various interuniversity competitions and its students are university champions in various disciplines. The UAM is part of the High Level Athletes program funded by the Higher Sports Council.

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  • Madrid

    Facultad de Derecho de la UAM, Ciudad Universitaría de Cantoblanco C/ Kelsen, 1. Madrid, 28049, , Madrid