Universidad Autonoma de Madrid offers Postgraduate Programme in Biosciences, the result of a collaborative effort between teaching and research staff of the university. In 2004, the university visualized and considered taking education to a higher level, thus creating the most prestigious center in the area of biosciences. The programme is comprised of professional scientists specializing in Molecular and Cell Biology, Molecular Biomedicine, and Biotechnology. The university also opened opportunities for individuals who wish to study Doctorate level degrees in the latter topics. Universidad Autonoma de Madrid envisions these postgraduate courses to respond to the needs of society and leave a greater impact on the community and industry by developing some of the most highly knowledgeable professionals in the field.