Autonomous University of Madrid - UAM, Spain

The Autonomous University of Madrid (Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; UAM) is a Spanish public university established in 1968. The UAM is a modern university and is among the 200 best universities in the world.The UAM is the Spanish university leader on researh and it has many own university research institutes and other ones in collaboration with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

It is located in northern Madrid; its main campus, Cantoblanco, is located near the cities of Alcobendas, San Sebastián de los Reyes and Tres Cantos.The UAM pays special attention to the environment and is proud of working for an environmentally sustainable campus. It has numerous sports facilities, including covered and open swimming pools. Over 1,000 UAM students enjoy exchange study visits.

European University Alliance partner - CIVIS

UAM and the University of Glasgow are both members of the European University Alliance CIVIS

Programme partner

Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree: 

Mobility partner

>> Information for incoming students

Estimated number of places

  • 1-3 full-year places or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computing Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • Geography
  • German
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish

Key information 

  • Language of teaching: some courses in English. UofG students should ensure that all required courses are taught in a language in which they are at least proficient at B2 level. 
  • Management of your stay

Travel and costs

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