The International University of Catalonia is an institution of higher learning in Barcelona, Spain. It was established in 1997, since when it has been offering a strictly personalized approach to university education, which also contains a strong vocational element. About 40% of each program are set aside for practice-based lessons. Most of the faculty members have professional backgrounds, whilst students are also offered the opportunity for an internship or a placement. As of the 2008-2009 academic year, the University made all study programs compliant with the regulations established... 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 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is a public university in Madrid, Spain. It was established in 1989 with the mission to offer high-quality public undergraduate and graduate education. The university operates three campuses and three schools: The School of Social Sciences and Law, located in Getafe and Colmenarejo; The School of Humanities, Documentation and Communication, located in Getafe; and The Higher Technical School, located in Leganés and Colmenarejo. The school also has a reputation of an institution with an extremely international outlook – it constantly attracts... 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 A Coruña is a Spanish public university, founded in 1989. It is located in the city of A Coruña, Galicia, and operates two main campuses - in A Coruña and nearby Ferrol. Established in 1989, the university departments are divided between two primary campuses. The university is also known with the fact that it is very open to the society and it offers a wide variety of programs – ranging from Economic Analysis and Business Administration through Molecular and Cellular Biology, Law, English Philology and Psychology to Information Technology and Communications and... 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 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.
Today's reality is one of a young and dynamic university which, on its two campuses (Vegazana and El Bierzo), does not shrink in any way from its obligation to the development and service of the nearby community or its vocation for universality, for since its creation it has actively supported internationalization and the crossing of frontiers, while becoming a hallmark of quality able to attract students and teachers not only from other parts of the Iberian Peninsula but also from much further afield. Numbers are the best proof of all this, as in recent years, students have been coming... 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 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 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 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 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.
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 Open University of Catalunya is a private online university, founded in 1994, which prides itself with the flexibility and personalized approach it offers to students. The institution provides undergraduate degree programs in fields like business, law, psychology, and computer science, as well as a PhD in Information Society and Knowledge.
The school collaborates closely with various institutions and research centers world-wide, putting serious emphasis on its social engagement. It also signs partnership agreements with companies with the purpose to promote an ‘enterprising... See full description.