The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México is one of the most recognized universities in Latin America, and one of the largest and most artistically detailed. Its main campus in Mexico City is a World Heritage site that was designed by some of Mexico’s best-known architects of the 20th century. Murals at the main campus were painted by acclaimed artists, including Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros.
UNAM is internationally recognized for its publications and journals on a variety of topics, including mathematics, physics, history and Latin American studies. It is also the only university in Mexico with Nobel laureates among its alumni, including Alfonso García Robles for peace, Octavio Paz for literature and Mario Molina for chemistry.