Autonomous Metropolitan University Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) 

IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Prolongación Canal de Miramontes, 3855
Col. Ex-Hacienda de San Juan de Dios
Delegación Tlapán



Post Code:14387

Tel.:+52(55) 56-03-33-40 +52(55) 54-83-56-44

Fax:+52(55) 56-03-19-14


Other Sites

Also Unidad Azcapotzalco, Unidad Cuajimalpa, Unidad Iztapalapa, Unidad Lerma and Unidad Xochimilco

Institution Funding



Founded 1974.

Academic Year

September to July (September-December; January-April; May-July)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Salvador Vega y León

Job title:Rector

top Divisions

Department/Division : Basic Sciences and Engineering

Fields of study:Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

Department/Division : Biology and Health Sciences

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Health Sciences

Department/Division : Communication and Design Sciences

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Graphic Design, Information Sciences, Information Technology

Department/Division : Natural Sciences and Engineering

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Molecular Biology

Department/Division : Sciences and Arts for Design

Fields of study:Architecture, Graphic Design, Industrial Design

Department/Division : Social Sciences and Humanities

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences

top Degrees


Fields of study:Administration, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology, Geography, Graphic Design, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Linguistics, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Engineering, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Rural Planning, Social Policy, Social Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Stomatology, Veterinary Science, Zoology


Fields of study:Acupuncture, Anthropology, Dentistry, Design, History, Literature, Oral Pathology, Sociology, Women's Studies


Fields of study:Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Design, Development Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, Engineering, Gender Studies, Health Sciences, History, Management, Mathematics, Neurological Therapy, Pharmacy, Public Administration, Social Psychology, Social Studies, Sociology, Town Planning


Fields of study:Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Design, Economics, Health Sciences, History, Management, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Foreign Studies Centre

Health Services

Language Laboratory

Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


Casa Abierta al Tiempo

Ciencia desde la UAM

Revista Casa del Tiempo

Main Press

University Press

Updated on 07-09-2012