Politécnica de Madrid

E.T.S.I. Mining Engineers

The implementation of the teaching of Mining Engineering established in 1777, in the same year as the Escuela de Minas was created in Almadén during the rein of King Carlos III.

In 1835, the order was given to establish an Escuela de Minas in Madrid, converting the school in Almadén into a Practical School. The School in Madrid was inaugurated in 1836. After several provisional locations, it moved to its current site in 1893.

The 1857 study plans and, especially that of 1890 included Basic and Applied Sciences and the specialization of working in Mines, Metallurgy, Geology and Electrical Engineering. The later study plans (1910, 1942, 1957, 1964, 1974, 1983 and 1996) incorporated the new technologies necessary for Mining Engineers within their different