About Autonomous University of Madrid:
The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid founded in 1968, this university offers an extensive range of studies, organized into eight schools, as well as several affiliated centers, like the Red Cross Universitary School of Nursing and the ONCE School of Physiotherapy. With more than 25.000 students and 3.000 academic staff members, this university has two campus: the prestigious Faculty of Medicine, close to Madrid´s La Paz Hospital, and the Cantoblanco Campus, which is situated 15 km to the north of Madrid, immersed in nature. In addition, this campus has an excellent connection with the city center, including a train station, with direct line to Puerta del Sol in 20 minutes. It has, as well, several services buildings, like a sports complex, Music and Language Learning centers, student residences and a Doctoral School. Besides its great studies offer, this university has an ambitious employability plan and numerous agreements with other institutions, inserted in the framework of the Campus de Excelencia UAM-CSIC. Thereby, research excellence areas like Mathematics, Nanotechnology and Theoretical Physics have earned a prestigious international reputation.