The strategic alliance between Camilo José Cela University (UCJC) of Madrid and the health group HM Hospitales, materialized in 2021, it has taken a new and decisive step, with the birth of the HM Hospitales Faculty of Health Sciences of this academic center.
The launch of this Faculty was accompanied by the presentation of the first degrees that defined the academic offer in the 2022-2023 academic year, which was born with seven Degrees: Nursing, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, Dentistry , Human Nutrition and Dietetics and Biomedical Informatics Engineering. Also, It will have 11 official postgraduate Master’s degrees and another 12 of its own postgraduate degrees.
The following academic year, 2023-2024, will illuminate the implementation of another four Degrees and will have a special aspect, since It will be the first promotion of Medicine, together with Pharmacy, Biomedicine and Clinical Genetics, and four other official postgraduate Masters. Other characteristics that will define the academic offer is that it will be state-of-the-art, comprehensive (Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate), and with the purpose of overcoming the dual model.
The development of the degrees will have two modern university campuses. The first is the Villafranca Campus, in Villanueva de la Cañada, made up of a transversal and multifunctional space, with 140,000 square meters of state-of-the-art facilities, in which a new 3,000-square-meter laboratory building is being built.
For his part, the second is the new Campus of Montepríncipe, where Medicine degrees will be taught and Nursing, and which will have a new 6,000-square-meter teaching pavilion, designed to house a translational teaching and research laboratory, which will be built at the HM Montepríncipe University Hospital in Boadilla del Monte, with an investment of 40 million euros in new facilities. Thus, it is estimated that approximately 5,000 students will be able to carry out their higher studies on both campuses. It is estimated that the project will generate more than 500 jobs and will have a marked international aspect, with students and teachers from countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia.