National Autonomous University of Mexico

4.5 out of 5 (50 ratings / 49 reviews) Mexico City, Mexico
Our primary purpose is to serve the country and humanity, train professionals useful to society, organize and carry out research, mainly about national conditions and problems, and extend as widely as possible, the benefits of culture.

Bachelor's programmes



The National Autonomous University of Mexico was founded on September 21, 1551 under the name of the Royal and Pontifical University of Mexico.


UNAM offers a wide and varied educational offer at the undergraduate level, made up of 130 careers in the areas of Physical-Mathematical Sciences and Engineering; Biological, Chemical and Health Sciences; Social Sciences and Humanities and Arts. It has 31 academic headquarters, both in Mexico City and in the interior of the Republic.


In order to strengthen teaching and research activities, as well as the application and transfer of knowledge that meets social, educational and economic demands, UNAM offers the following linking services for the University's academic staff.

  • University Job Bank
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business incubation
  • Applied research and technological development
  • Laboratory testing, analysis and use
  • Process development

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Student Reviews

If you're looking for a great place to study, pick UNAM! It will give you marvellous opportunities and not only academically
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I think UNAM is an excellent place to study

UNAM will make you fall in love
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I believe UNAM is a marvellous university that gives it's students a lot of different opportunities

The beginning of a great journey in the architecture world.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had the chance to combine classroom courses with practical activities, as well as practices in other cities and states, which allowed me to learn and become able to analize how urban planning works, as well as architecture history. I had the chance to specialize and focus even more on sustainable architecture and critical thought. Taking some english courses in order to...

Mexico City, The Federal District, Mexico


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