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.