UAM is a modern university that takes an interest in its students' overall education; it is recognized internationally and is classed among the 200 best universities in the world. We pay particular attention to the environment and is proud of its efforts towards attaining an environmentally sustainable campus.
It is Spain's benchmark university in terms of research, with a number of university research institutes on campus, some of its own and others in collaboration with the Spanish National Research Council.
UAM graduates have a high rate of placement in the job market, with 90% of those seeking employment being placed within four and a half months on average. It has a Job Forum, which has recently become the university job forum with the highest number of participating businesses and institutions.
UAM has international exchange agreements with some of the best universities in the world, for example through the Erasmus exchange programme with European universities; over 1,000 UAM students enjoy exchange study visits. We also have privileged relations with a number of Latin American universities.
As part of its commitment to the society, we maintain strong links of co-operation with Municipalities, Institutions and Businesses, and is party to numerous co-operation agreements and framework agreements.
We have a large number of cultural activities, including summer courses and contemporary humanity programmes.We host the longest running and most prestigious season of university-organised concerts, which takes place every year in the National Music Auditorium.
UAN has numerous sports facilities, including covered and open swimming pools. The UAM holds various competitions, both in-house and inter-university, and its students are university champions in a number of different sports. The UAM participates in the High-level Athletes Programme financed by the National Sports Council.