The Technical University of Madrid or sometimes called Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, UPM) is a Spanish University, located in Madrid. It was founded in 1971 as the result of merging different Technical Schools of Engineering and Architecture, originating mainly in the 18th century. Over 35,000 students attend classes during the year.
The Technical University of Madrid offers courses that cover all areas of architecture and engineering necessary for today’s society, in which more and more scientific and engineering responsibility is acquired.
The Technical University of Madrid is valued internationally for the quality of its teaching and research carried out in its Centres, Departments and Institutes. Both scientific development and the dissemination of culture is contributed by them in collaboration with companies and public bodies.