The research groups are fundamental research teams or units made up of professors and researchers who carry out research work in a coordinated and regular way on a specific number of common research lines, interests and related activities, and whose collaboration results in smoother processing and increased efficiency in work of a scientific, technical or artistic nature. At present in UC3M, there are 125 recognized Research Groups dependent on the 28 academic departments making up the University.
Bioengineering and Aeroespace Engineering, Computer Science,Continuum Mechanics and Structural Analysis,Electrical Engineering, Electronic Technology, Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Signal and Communications Theory, Systems Engineering and Automation, Telematic Engineering, Thermal and Fluids Engineering.
Humanities - Philosophy, Language, Literature Theory, Humanities -History, Geography and Art, Journalism and Audiovisual Communication, Library Science and Documentation.
Criminal Law, Procedural Law & History of Law, International Law, Ecclesiastical Law and Philosophy of Law, Private Law, Private Social and International Law , Public State Law.
Business Administration, Department-Section of Business Organization, Economics, Statistics.
Social Analysis, Social Sciences.