The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, known as UAM is a Spanish public university, founded in 1968. The school is located in Cantoblanco, a rural area in the northern outskirts of Madrid, and it is considered to be one of Spain’s most reputable institutions of higher education. The Faculty of Law within the school is known to be the best in the country. Other faculties and schools, granting undergraduate and graduate degrees include the Faculty of Philosophy and Liberal Arts; the Faculty of Economical Science and Business Management; Sciences; Medicine; Psychology; Superior Polytechnic... See full description.
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is a relatively new public institution, which recently celebrated its 20th birthday. The undergraduate program of the school was the first in the country to be fully aligned with the requirements of the European Higher Education Area (The Bologna Process). The school is highly committed to being an international institution and every year they welcome students and faculty to participate in numerous exchange programs: Erasmus, Erasmus-Mundus, International Exchange, and Hispanic Studies. Carlos III also offers bilingual undergraduate programs, masters and... See full description.
The Complutense University of Madrid is known to be one of the oldest universities in the world. Its origins go back to 1293, when it was established as Estudio de Escuelas Generales de Alcalá. Its Schools of Philosophy, Spanish Literature, History, Pharmacy, Optometry, Journalism, Psychology, and Sociology hold the top rankings in the country, while the university itself is recognized as the best public institution in Spain.
The campus of the university is located in the center of Madrid, and a distinguishable trait is that it is committed to specialization in five thematic clusters:... See full description.
The University of Alcalá is one of Spain’s oldest universities, founded in 1499. It has an international section, offering degrees in five areas of knowledge: Arts and Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, Sciences, Health Sciences, and Engineering and Architecture. The school receives about 30,000 students, two-thirds of whom are pursuing an undergraduate degree, while more than 9,500 students are enrolled for postgraduate training. The over 200 postgraduate degrees include research masters, taught masters, doctoral programs, and specially designed expert programs, all adapted to the... See full description.
The University of Alicante is a Spanish university, established in 1979. The school’s main campus is located in San Vicente del Raspeig, offering courses in over fifty degrees. These are organized in over seventy departments and research groups in the areas of Social Science and Law, Experimental science, Technology, Liberal Arts, Education and Health Sciences. The University also offers Spanish language courses for foreign students throughout the year and during the summer. Other opportunities for international students include admissions with foreign qualifications from Europe and... See full description.
The University of Cádiz is a public university in Spain, known for its medicine and marine sciences curricula. Its founding goes back to 1979. The school is situated in Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain, but there are three more satellite campuses that it operates: Bahía de Algeciras Campus; Jerez de la Frontera Campus; and Campus of Puerto Real. The school grants, bachelor’s, master’s degrees, PhDs, as well as courses of continuous training and professional degree courses. Some of the schools within the university are these of Modern Languages, Health, Engineering, Labor Relations, Legal... See full description.
The University of Cantabria (UC), is a Spanish public university, the only institution that awards official degrees within the self-governed community of Cantabria. It is based in Santander and Torrelavega in Cantabria, Spain. Its foundation goes back to the year 1972, but in 2009 it was selected as Campus of International Excellence by the Government of Spain.
The institution is organized into 14 schools and faculties: Sciences, Humanities, Medicine (associated with the Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital); Altamira School of Tourism; Gimbernat-Cantabria School of Physiotherapy;... See full description.
The University of Castilla-La Mancha is a public university in Spain, offering courses in the cities of Albacete, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Toledo, Almadén, Talavera de la Reina, and Puertollano. All of these are decentralized, although Ciudad Real is considered to be the headquarters. The school was established in 1982, and now houses faculties of Medicine, Economic and Business Sciences, Law and Humanities; schools of Agronomical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Nursing, Teacher Training and Employment Relations, as well as Chemical Sciences, Arts, the... See full description.
The University of Extremadura is a public Spanish university, located in Extremadura. It was established in 1973, and today has about 22,000 students enrolled. The University has campuses in Badajoz, Cáceres, Mérida and Plasencia – all cities with rich historical background. The UEx aims to continually attract international students, who wish to explore Spanish language and literature. It also strives to keep and strengthen the connections established with institutions from Latin America. The university is divided into 17 centers, within which various degree courses are grouped and... See full description.
The University of Granada (UGR) is a public university, situated in Granada, Spain, which has been educating students for more than five hundred years (its origins go back to 1531). The two other centers of the institution are located in the cities of Ceuta and Melilla. The UGR houses 17 faculties, over one hundred departments, and more than ten university institutes responsible for teaching, research, and development and innovation. The school has been known as an extremely popular destination for international students since 1992, when it established its Center for Modern Languages.... See full description.
The University of Huelva is a relatively young institution, which gained its independence from the University of Seville in 1993. Since then, it has focused on growth, modernization, and research. It is located in Huelva, which is in the south-west corner of Spain. The school offers about 60 different degrees – both undergraduate and postgraduate ones – the areas covered are Business Sciences, including Tourism and New Technologies; Education, which includes both traditional and innovative social programs; Experimental Sciences, which also cover special Environmental courses; a wide... See full description.
The University of San Fernando de La Laguna, also known as the ULL is an institution of higher learning, which history dates back to 1701. The school is located in San Cristóbal de La Laguna, on the island of Tenerife, acting as the oldest university in the Canary Islands. It has four campuses: Central, Anchieta, Guajara, and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
The university offers 56 official undergraduate and graduate degrees divided in 28 licenciaturas (this is a four or five year degree offered in Spanish universities); 16 diplomas – these are three-year degrees; a technical degree in... See full description.
The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is a Spanish university located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which is the capital city of Gran Canaria island. The school was established in 1989, as a result of a number of petitions from the people of Gran Canaria. It consists of five campuses: four in Gran Canaria (Tafira, Obelisco, San Cristóbal and Montaña Cardones), and one in the island of Lanzarote, with Tafira being the biggest one. The fields offered within the institution are mainly focused on technical and engineering studies like Civil Engineering, Architecture, and Software... See full description.
The University of Málaga was created in 1972, and it acts as a public institution in Málaga, Spain, aiming to promote exceptional research and teaching within the European Higher Education Area. It stresses on the employment-oriented programs that are offered as well as the internationalization efforts the school has been making. Undergraduate programs are provided along with specialized teaching and postgraduate study such as PhDs, official Master's Degrees, internal studies, specialization courses, Spanish language for foreigners, summer courses and all kinds of scientific and... See full description.
The Universidad de Murcia, or University of Murcia, is the primary university in the city of Murcia in Spain. Home to nearly 40,000 students, it is the largest university in the Region de Murcia. After the University of Salamanca (established in 1218) and the University of Valladolid (1241), the University of Murcia is the oldest university in Spain; it was founded in the year 1272 AD by King Alfonso X of Castile, under the crown of the same name.
Although its origins date back to the late 13th century, the present-day University of Murcia was founded in 1915. Today, as it nears its... See full description.
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... See full description.
The University of Salamanca is a Spanish institution of higher learning, established back in 1134 as a "General School of the Kingdom"; it is the oldest university in Spain and the fourth oldest European university in operation. The school is located in the town of Salamanca, which is west of Madrid and close to Portugal.
The University of Salamanca is the first institution in Europe to be named ‘a university’, and still has many advantages that distinguish it from other schools: it is very well known for its Spanish courses for non-native speakers, attracting over two thousand... See full description.
The Royal University of Santiago de Compostela – USC is a Spanish public university, founded in 1495. The school is located in the city of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, operating a second campus in Lugo, Galicia. Degrees cover a wide range of subject areas, which are organized into 19 faculties: Biology, Chemistry, Communication Sciences; Economics and Business Administration; Education Sciences; Geography and History; Law; Mathematics; Medicine and Dentistry; Pharmacy; Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Social Science, Psychology, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, Labour... See full description.
The University of Seville is a well-renown European university, based in Seville, Spain. It was established in 1505, and the building where it operates dates back to the 15th century when the Catholic Monarchs recovered the area from the Moors. The school has a student body of over 50,000, 25 centers, and is proud with its commitment to modernization, research, new information technologies, and Technology Transfer. One of the most important objectives the university follows is this of internationalization, which is supported by multi-lingual double degrees and a vigorous student mobility... See full description.
The University of Valladolid is over seven hundred years old, and is located in the city of Valladolid – one which has played an important role in the history of Spain. Currently the university is perceived to be one of the leading centers of higher education in the country, offering over 100 degrees, 50 master’s programs, 17 postgraduate ones, and an extensive network of international collaborations, research centers, and a rich architectural heritage.
The International Relations Office at the university is specifically aimed at helping foreign exchange students, providing extensive... See full description.
The University of Zaragoza is a Spanish public university, which history dates back to 1542, and is therefore considered to be one of the oldest universities in the world. It is situated in Zaragoza, which is a city in the Aragon region of Spain. However, the school has widened its realm of operation by opening teaching campuses and research centers in Huesca, Teruel, and Zaragoza. It is composed of 22 faculties and ranks among the best public universities in Europe, and is actually the only public university in the region it operates. The institution grants First and Second Level... See full description.
The Universidad del País Vasco is the only public university in the Basque Country, in Northern Spain. It has campuses over the three provinces of the autonomous community: the Biscay Campus (in Leioa, Bilbao, Portugalete and Barakaldo, the Gipuzkoa Campus (in San Sebastián and Eibar), and the Álava Campus (in Vitoria-Gasteiz). It is the main research institution in the Basque Country, carrying out 90% of the basic research performed in that territory and taking full advantage of the excellent industrial environment that the region boasts. The University offers roughly 80 degree... See full description.
The Universidad del País Vasco is a publicly-run institution of higher education, which purpose is the promotion and execution of knowledge and research. It operates three campuses, located in the Basque Country – in Vitoria-Gasteiz (administrative capital of the autonomous community), Bilbao (the biggest city in the region) and San Sebastian. 45,000 students follow a program within the 31 faculties and schools, 35% of whom study their curriculum in Basque. Therefore, the university is a truly bilingual community, aiming to also develop tuition in English and French. The university... See full description.
The Universidad Politécnica de Madrid was founded in 1971 through the merger of different Technical Schools of Engineering and Architecture. The institution ranks as the top technical university in Spain with the majority of its Engineering Schools considered among the best in Europe. Furthermore, the UPM is part of the TIME network, which groups fifty engineering schools throughout Europe.
The university consists of the schools of Architecture, Naval Engineering, Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering, Forestry Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Agricultural Engineering,... See full description.
The University of Barcelona is a Spanish public university, which history goes back to 1450. As can be guessed, it is located in the city of Barcelona, Catalonia in Spain. The institution is a recognized member of the Coimbra Group, LERU, European University Association, Mediterranean Universities Union, International Research Universities Network, and Joan Lluís Vives Institute. It offers 75 undergraduate programs, 353 graduate programs, and 96 doctorate programs to over 63,700 students. Furthermore, the University of Barcelona has over 1,500 agreements with over 600 universities... See full description.
The University of Valencia is an institution of higher learning, based in the Spanish city of Valencia. It is one of the oldest surviving universities in Spain (founded in 1499), and the oldest in the Valencian Community. Most of all, the school is perceived to be one of Spain's leading academic institutions.
The University of Valencia operates three campuses: The Burjassot Campus, where the colleges of Biology, Pharmacy, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and the School of Engineering are housed. The Blasco Ibañez Campus, where are the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Philosophy and... See full description.
The Jaume I University is a university, operating in the city of Castellón de la Plana, Spain. The school was established in 1991, and it has gained the European Gold Seal of Excellence 500+ for the quality management they carry out in all spheres of activity. Universitat Jaume I is known to be a pioneer in the use of the new information technologies, as it was the first academic institution in Spain to become part of the World Wide Web. Most importantly, it developed a browser, which actually became one of the most commonly used browsers in Spain. Furthermore, Universitat Jaume I is the... See full description.
Ramon Llull University is a non-profit private university, which was established in 1990 with the aim to promote personal as well as professional growth. The school is situated in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and is formed by 7 faculties, and the following schools and colleges: ESADE (Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas); La Salle Engineering and Architecture; Blanquerna Foundation; Philosophy Faculty (including philosophy and humanities); Pere Tarrés University School of Social Studies; Ebro Observatory Research Institute; University Institute of Mental Health;... See full description.
The Rovira i Virgili University was created from the existing universities of Reus and Tarragona in 1991, and was assigned to the University of Barcelona. The school is situated in the city of Tarragona, Catalonia, and perceives ‘European harmonization’ as the key aim it pursues. 12,000 students are educated in the areas of Experimental Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and various technical degrees. Together with the undergraduate, master’s and postgraduate degrees offered, the university provides a wide range of continuous learning courses - more than 80... See full description.