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 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 León is a Spanish public university, established in 1979, when it segregated from the University of Oviedo. The school has campuses in León and Ponferrada, where 37 undergraduate and 18 graduate degrees are offered. These range from the classical Philology to more innovative options like the International Business Degree, part of which is taught in English. Furthermore, the school offers joint degrees with universities from other countries; i.e. the Renewable Energy Master or Master Business Studies, shared with three other European universities. Overall, the... 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 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 Autonomous University of Barcelona is a public university, established in 1968, and mostly located in Cerdanyola, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. The school is comprised of 50 departments in the experimental, life, social and human sciences; they are organized into 11 faculties and three university schools. All these grant about 77 qualifications in the form of first degrees, diplomas, and engineering degrees. Furthermore, almost 90 doctoral programs and more than 100 other postgraduate programs are offered. Finally, the UAB is a leading institution when it comes to... 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.