The University of Oviedo celebrated its 400th birthday in 2008, which makes it one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in Spain, and it is also the only public university in the region of Asturias. The school has teaching campuses and research centers in Oviedo, Gijón and Mieres. It offers undergraduate, doctorate degrees, university masters, Spanish courses for foreigners, Foreign Language Courses, as well as adult programs. These cover the fields of Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Law, and Engineering and Architecture. The university also strives to provide various work placement opportunities to its students as well as striving to support their entrepreneurship initiatives. Each student receives personalized guidance and training on how to secure their future job and advance into their career.