Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM)

The University

Autonomous University of Madrid  (UAM) is a public institution focused on academic excellence. UAM is organized into eight schools: Philosophy and Arts, Psychology, Law, Sciences, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Medicine, offering a wide range of graduate and postgraduate study programmes.

Since its establishment in 1968, UAM has had a strong research focus: 11 research institutes are located on campus, as well as the Madrid Science Park, with growing university-business collaboration (contracts, internships and sponsored chairs).  UAM has a strong international vocation, with agreements with more than 500 international institutions and around 2000 exchange students every year from all over the world.

UAM is a public institution which seeks to attract the best students, researchers and staff.  It strives for teaching and training quality and is committed to leadership in innovation and research.  It engages in collaborative activities with educational, industrial and institutional partners to disseminate and apply knowledge which is valuable to society, and promotes social engagement and environmental sustainability.  It has a strong international vocation and seeks to attract a diverse international faculty and student body, support global research and collaborate with international partners.


National Coordinator


Pilar Aramburuzabala

Associate Professor

Service Learning Coordinator (School of Education, UAM)


Project Manager



Héctor Opazo

Research Professor

Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez


National Team

Rosario Cerrillo (UAM), Inmaculada Tello (UAM), Chenda Ramírez Vega (UVM, Chile), Rocío García-Peinado (UAM), Santiago Elvias (UAM), Carmen Andrés (UAM), Jessica Cabrera (UAM), Enriqueta Núñez (UAM), María Teresa Lucas (UAM), Adela Rodríguez (UAM).

National Networks