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The Universidad de Montevideo was born international. Since its inception, scholars across the world have come to teach and deliver innovative programs while providing new insights to Uruguayan education. 

In 1991, the University signed the first international partnership. Today it has agreements with first class universities worldwide. 

The Universidad de Montevideo seeks to be a leader in international education. It is committed to developing global citizens and leaders and to promoting research to increase the worldwide understanding of Latin America. 

Five core strategies define the Universidad de Montevideo’s approach to achieving this vision: 

  • Attract and retain international professors and students 
  • Deepen existing partnerships and develop agreements 
  • Extend and broaden the University´s international visibility 
  • Promote and increase research in strategic areas 
  • Build on-campus capacity to support collaboration 

According to the QS World University Rankings (2020/2021 edition), the Universidad de Montevideo remains ranked among the top 500 in the world. 

UM AT THE QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 

  • 2020/2021 Top 500 University

  • 2019/2020 #1 in Uruguay and TOP 500 (QS World Ranking) 

  • 2018/2019 #1 in Uruguay (QS World Ranking) 

  • 2018/2019 #4 in Latin America (QS World Ranking Top 50 under 50) 

  • 2017/2018 #1 in academic reputation, employer reputation, and staff with PhD (QS Ranking Latin America) 

  • 2017/2018 # 4 in Latin America (QS World Ranking Top 50 under 50) 

  • 2017/2018 Ranked in Modern Languages (QS World University Ranking by Subject)  

From 2011 to 2020, the University of Montevideo has ranked first and/or second place among national universities in Uruguay, according to the QS Ranking for Latin America. In 2016, the University first ranked number one in Uruguay for academic reputation, reputation among employers and number of teachers with doctorates. 

RECOGNITION TO IEEM BUSINESS SCHOOL’S MBA PROGRAMS 

  • AMBA (Associations of MBA programs) accredited. 

  • EPAS Accredited Program. 

RECOGNITION TO THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS 

  • University of London – Recognized Teaching Centre. UM offers the BSC in Banking and Finance, Business & Management or Economics & Management programs 

MEMBERSHIP TO SAP UNIVERSITY ALLIANCES 

  • Only educational institution in Uruguay member of SAP University Alliances. 

AACSB MEMBERSHIP 

  • Business Education Alliance Member. AACSB Accreditation is the benchmark of quality business education worldwide 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT - SCHOOL OF LAW 

  • #2 among 110 universities in FDI International Arbitration Moot 2018 in Stockholm  

MEMBERSHIP TO MICROSOFT QUANTUM NETWORK 

  • The School of Engineering signed an agreement in May 2020 to become the first and only member of the Microsoft Quantum Network - Curriculum Partners in Latin

  • 2018, 2019 & 2020 – Ranked as first university in Uruguay according to QS University World Rankings.

  • 2017 – UM Law students ranked third in the Vis Moot Competition in Vienna tied with Columbia University.  

  • 2017 – UM ranked top 250 in Modern Languages by the QS World University Ranking by Subject. 

  • 2016 – UM first in Uruguay for academic reputation, employer reputation, and staff with PhD according to QS University Ranking Latin America 

  • 2015 – MBA awarded AMBA Innovation Price. 

  • 2011 – UM Department of Economics ranked top 10 in Latin America according to Tilburg University Worldwide Economics School Research Ranking.