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University of Montevideo

PhD Programmes



The Universidad de Montevideo was launched in 1986 as the Instituto de Estudios Empresariales de Montevideo (IEEM) in the Uruguayan Stock Exchange building.

University Ranking

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Library services

The UM Library provides the informational resources and services to support teaching, learning and research. Through the UM online catalogue students can access to databases in different languages.

Student Life

Campus life

The University has several buildings in this area:  the Office of the Rector, the School of Business Administration & Economics and the School of Communications, all located on Prudencio de Pena St. The School of Humanities and the Law School are on the same street but are independent from the main offices. The same is true for IEEM Business School which is on Lord Ponsonby.

Sports facilities

The Secretariat of Sports of the University of Montevideo centralises and promotes sports activities in the internal sphere, and coordinates the participation of championships with other educational institutions.

Other programmes from this university