Complutense University of Madrid
The Complutense University of Madrid is a public research university located in Madrid. Founded in Alcalá in 1293, it is one of the oldest operating universities in the world. It is located on a sprawling campus that occupies the entirety of the Ciudad Universitaria district of Madrid, with annexes in the district of Somosaguas in the neighboring city of Pozuelo de Alarcón.
Former name: Estudio de Escuelas Generales de Alcalá (1293–1499), Universitas Complutensis (1499–1836), Literary University, (1836–1851), Universidad Central de Madrid (1851–1970)
Motto: Libertas Perfundet Omnia Luce (Latin)