Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - UPM • Madrid, Spain
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is a Spanish university. It is based in the capital of Spain. Ever since its founding in 1971, it has been educating students from Spain and abroad. The school is the result of the merger between various Technical Schools of Engineering and Architecture. UPM is constantly ranked among the leading technical universities worldwide- it is THE top technical university in Spain. Its programmes in Engineering are renowned and the department is consistently ranked as the leading academic institution in Spain, and among the best ones in Europe. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid is part of the TIME network (which includes 50 engineering schools in Europe). UPM provides a great learning environment. The school is divided in several campuses, which are spread all over Madrid. The campuses are- the University City / Moncloa Campus, Montegancedo Campus, South Campus and Downtown Campus. The school places special emphasis on being a multinational institution. It therefore offers double degree programmes. The university has signed 87 specific double degree agreements with academic partners around the world. A double degree presents students with the opportunity to study for an international degree and opens doors to a global career. The school also has ERASMUS agreements with many European engineering school. UPM has excellent teachers. At the moment, 3,043 teaching and research staff are working at UPM. The administration and service staff consists of 2,023 people. The school offers a wide range of degree programmes at undergraduate, master's and PhD level. Today, 35,353 undergraduate students and 2,226 master degree students are enrolled in programmes at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. UPM graduates employability is very high. Graduates usually find jobs within 6 months after graduating. Internships are a mandatory part of most of the courses, which prepare students for a successful career in their chosen fields.