The RCC was established in 1990 by agreement between Harvard University and the Complutense University of Madrid for the purpose of promoting academic cooperation between both universities and between Harvard and other Spanish universities.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.
Complutense University is the largest in Spain and one of the most prestigious in Europe. This teaching and research Center is located mainly in the Moncloa Campus, the Somosaguas Campus as well as in downtown Madrid. UCM develops a large number of activities of international cooperation: conventions, European programs, and projects that allow for the exchange of students, teachers, researchers, and administration personnel between every continent. Complutense University actively maintains agreements of cooperation with more than 900 institutions in 77 countries. Complutense University has an enrollment of over 70,000 degree candidates, out of which 60,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate studies, 10,000 in postgraduate and professional courses