Universidad Complutense de Madrid - UCM • Madrid, Spain
The Complutense University of Madrid, better known as “la Complutense” or the UCM, founded in 1822, is one of the most important universities in Spain and the Autonomous Community of Madrid. The UCM is ranked in the 233rd place in the QS world ranking of Universities and in the 4th position in Spain. It also is ranked among the top 100 universities with the highest level of student employability (place 71st). In the rank by subject, QS has placed the Complutense University in the 36th place with the Dentistry studies that the university offers. With a European and international vocation, is the largest public research university in Spain, and is widely regarded as one of its most prestigious academic institutions.
The UCM is committed to international studies and offers many degrees in different languages as well as bilingual studies (Spanish and English). It has a prestigious Spanish Language Centre known as (CCEE) to help foreign students develop a better understanding of the Spanish language.
The Complutense University of Madrid currently operates some institutions outside of Spain, such as The Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University (USA), and the Collège des Hautes Études Européennes Miguel Servet (France). Which allows the university to be as International and prestigious as it wants to be.
With more than seventy thousand students, the UCM is one of the biggest universities in Spain and offers a wide arrange of degrees where students can develop their skills and knowledge in different ways. At the present moment, the university offers 81 Undergraduate degrees, 152 Masters degrees, 58 Doctoral programs and nearly 200 Expert and Specialist degrees, in almost all areas of knowledge.
The Complutense University´s Library, with more than 2,941, 815 pieces, is the biggest university library in Spain and the second biggest in the country, after The National Library of Spain.