The Complutense University of Madrid is known to be one of the oldest universities in the world. Its origins go back to 1293, when it was established as Estudio de Escuelas Generales de Alcalá. Its Schools of Philosophy, Spanish Literature, History, Pharmacy, Optometry, Journalism, Psychology, and Sociology hold the top rankings in the country, while the university itself is recognized as the best public institution in Spain.
The campus of the university is located in the center of Madrid, and a distinguishable trait is that it is committed to specialization in five thematic clusters:... See full description.
The Universidad Politécnica de Madrid was founded in 1971 through the merger of different Technical Schools of Engineering and Architecture. The institution ranks as the top technical university in Spain with the majority of its Engineering Schools considered among the best in Europe. Furthermore, the UPM is part of the TIME network, which groups fifty engineering schools throughout Europe.
The university consists of the schools of Architecture, Naval Engineering, Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering, Forestry Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Agricultural Engineering,... See full description.