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international.ugr.es History, quality and innovation since 1531
Universidad de Granada “A university open to the world” Campus of International Excellence international.ugr.es
Founded in 1531, during the reign of Charles V Founded in 1531, during the reign of Charles V It has been a clear exponent of historical, intellectual and cultural tradition ever since its foundation almost 500 years ago. It has been a clear exponent of historical, intellectual and cultural tradition ever since its foundation almost 500 years ago. From the outset, the university’s strong social influence on the city made it become an independent center of teaching and an essential centre of education among the major European universities From the outset, the university’s strong social influence on the city made it become an independent center of teaching and an essential centre of education among the major European universities History, quality and innovation since 1531
A high-ranking university 1. The UGR, one of the best in Spain, is widely recognized internationally for its quality in various fields of higher education: teaching, research and cultural services. 15 reasons to study at the University of Granada ratio: 14,6 students/professors academic staff (82% PhD) among the 3% best universities in the world (top 500 universities) 30 patents per year Spanish university generating more spin-offs
“The city of Granada: near to the sea, near to the mountains, near paradise? I recommend the University of Granada, I enjoy almost all aspects of studying at the UGR” Timo Echkard (Germany) University of Granada
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada International Experience 2. It is the favourite destination for European exchange students (LLP/Erasmus). The UGR receives more than 2100 Erasmus students every year and sends more than 2100 outcoming students to its European partners.
“I want to highlight the good level of teaching and the good presence of professors… For me it was the occasion to live a real Erasmus-Mundus experience and moreover a good occasion to discover Spain culture and learn its language…” Pierre Alexandre (France) University of Granada
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada International Experience 3. It participates in over 800 bilateral and multilateral exchanges with institutions around the world. Involved in more than 60 international cooperation projects
“Granada is the best place for students, academically and socially I am very satisfied, this city never stops with activities, concerts, festivals... Spanish students are also very friendly and welcoming.” Samra Tanovic (Bosnia Herzegovina) University of Granada
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada International Experience 4. The UGR is a welcoming and cosmopolitan university: 10% of the students on undergraduate programmes and 25% on postgraduate programmes are international students. You will develop your studies in an environment of diversity, equality and tolerance.
“The UGR is more than what is written about it. The history, culture, weather, study environment and resources at UGR make it different than other. One of the most attractions is the relationship between students and professors. I am looking forward for further opportunity to study here again.” Abul Hasnat (Bangladesh) University of Granada
A wide range of programmes and degrees 5. A wide selection of cutting-edge quality programmes with a clear international vocation for more than 65,000 students. 15 reasons to study at the University of Granada
A wide range of programmes and degrees 6. For the year 2012/2013 the UGR offers: 67 degrees programmes covering all areas 91 masters programmes including 3 Erasmus Mundus master’s and 7 bilingual master’s (Spanish-English) and 3 english master’s 35 doctoral Programmes over 35 summer courses 133 on-line e-learning courses and much more…. 15 reasons to study at the University of Granada
Degree programmes: 15 reasons to study at the University of Granada Experimental sciences: Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Environmental Sciences Food Science and Technology Geology Mathematics Optics and Optometry Physics Statistics
Degree programmes 15 reasons to study at the University of Granada Health Sciences: Dentistry (5 years, 300 ECTS) Human Nutrition and Dietetics Medicine (6 years, 360 ECTS) Nursing Occupational Therapy Pharmacy (5 years, 300 ECTS) Physiotherapy Psychology Speech Therapy
Technology, Engineering and Architecture: Technology, Engineering and Architecture Architecture (5 years, 300 ECTS) Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Engineering + Mathematics Construction Engineering Electronic Industrial Engineering Telecommunications Technology Engineering
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada Social Sciences and Law (part I): Social Sciences and Law Audiovisual Communications Business Administration and Management * Business Administration and Management and Law * (5 years). Joint Degree. Economics Criminology Finance and Accounting Geography and Land Management Industrial Relations and Human Resources Information Sciences Law Law and Political and Administrative Sciences (5 years, 378 ECTS). Joint Degree.
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada Social Sciences and Law (part II): Marketing and Market Research Pedagogy Physical Activity and Sports Sciences Political and Administrative Sciences Pre-school Education Teacher Training Primary Education Teacher Training * Public Management and Administration Social and Cultural Anthropology Social Education Social Work Sociology Tourism
Humanities: Arab and Islamic Studies Classical Philology Comparative Literatures Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property English Studies Fine Arts French Studies Hispanic Philology History History and Science of Music History of Art Modern Languages and Literatures Philosophy Translation and Interpreting - German Translation and Interpreting - Arabic Translation and Interpreting - French Translation and Interpreting - English
...and masters programmes in Sciences:19 Arts and humanities: 18 Engineering and Architecture:9 Social Sciences and Law: 48 Health Sciences: reasons to study at the University of Granada
Master programmes: Experimental sciences (part I): Experimental Sciences Advanced Optics and Optometry Advanced Techniques and Methods in Physics Agricultural Biology and Aquaculture Applied Statistics Biotechnology Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree: Color in Informatics and Media Technology (CIMET) Genetics and Evolution Geology Geology Applied to Civil Works and Water Resources Geophysics and Meteorology Mathematics
Master programmes: Experimental sciences (part II): Mathematics Molecular Biology Applied to Biotechnology Companies Physics and Mathematics Research and Advances in Microbiology Science and Technology in Architectural Heritage Science and Technology of Colloids and Interfaces The Conservation, Management and Restoration of Biodiversity Water Quality Techniques and Sciences
Master programmes: Health Sciences (part I): Advances in Food Technology and Quality Biological Analysis and Laboratory Diagnostics Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology and Medical Physics Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree: Excellence in Public Health (EUROPUBHEALTH) Genetic, Nutritional and Environmental Factors in Growth and Development Health Psychology Healthcare for the Promotion of Personal Autonomy and End-of-Life Care Human Evolution, Physical and Forensic Anthropology
Master programmes: Health Sciences (part II): Human Nutrition Medication: Research, Development, Control and Innovation Neuroscience and Pain Pharmaceutical Care (EUROPHARMNES) Regenerative Biomedicine Research and Advances in Molecular and Cellular Immunology Research Design and Applications in Psychology and Health Research in Dentistry Tissue Engineering
Master programmes: Technology, Engineering and Architecture: Acoustic Engineering: Noise Pollution Business Process Management and Technology Computer and Network Engineering Environmental Hydraulics Management and Integral Safety in Building Multimedia Technologies Occupational Risk Prevention Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems Software Development Structural Engineering Urban Planning
Humanities Advanced Studies in Spanish Language and Methodology Arab and Hebrew Cultures: Past and Present Archaeology Contemporary Philosophy Drawing - Creation, Production and Dissemination English Literature and Linguistics History of Art: Knowledge and Protection of Heritage Keys for Understanding the Contemporary World Latin American Studies: Culture and Management Literary and Theatre Studies Musical Heritage Production and Research in Art Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language: Language, Culture Translation and Interpreting Visual Arts and Education. A Constructionist Approach
Social Sciences and Law (part I) Business law Criminality and Social Intervention in Minors Development Cooperation, Public Management and Development-NGO Management Didactics of Mathematics Economics Economics and Business Organisation Environmental Education Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree: Women’s and GenderStudies (GEMMA) European Constitutional Law Geographical Analysis in Spatial Planning: Geographical Information Technologies Gerontology, Dependence and Protection of the Elderly Health Law, Bioethics and the Right to Health in the European Union. Information and Scientific Communication
Social Sciences and Law (part II) International Law and International Relations Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Musical Education: A Multidisciplinary Perspective Psicopedagogical Intervention Psychology and Social Intervention Public Sector Administration and Management Research and Innovation in Training and Curricular Design Research on Physical Activity and Sport Social Education: Professional Development and Research Social Problems: Directing and Managing Social Programmes Studies and Social Intervention in Immigration, Development and Vulnerable Groups The Culture of Peace, Conflicts, Education and Human Rights
Master programmes: Erasmus Mundus Master´s Degrees: CIMET: Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree: “Color in Informatics and Media Technology” EUROPUBHEALTH: Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree: “Excellence in Public Health”. GEMMA: Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree: “Women’s and Gender Studies”
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada...as well as doctoral programmes in Sciences: 12 Arts and Humanities: 6 Engineering and Architecture: 3 Social Sciences and Law: 7 Health Sciences: 7
“… being a student at the University of Granada will give you a great understanding of life, a great passion to study, direction to research and at the same time getting pleasure from life and visiting most interesting places.” Mekides Assefa (Ethiopia) University of Granada
A wide range of programmes and degrees 7. On successfully completing of one of our academic programmes you will have excellent employment opportunities, since our students are in great demand on the job market. 15 reasons to study at the University of Granada
“Granada es una ciudad donde sin ninguna duda te sentirás contento y cómodo. Si quieres descubrirte, encontrar gente de España e internacional, deseas vivir la vida intensa y tener recuerdos inolvidables, entonces, la UGR es el lugar perfecto” Kerti Kera (Estonia) University of Granada
A wide range of programmes and degrees 8. You can also learn Spanish and other foreign languages at the Centre for Modern Languages and Chinese at the Confucius Institute of the UGR. The Russky Mir institute will be opened at the beginning of reasons to study at the University of Granada
“Spain is an amazing country with a long history, traditional culture, classical and modern art, etc … and the University of Granada is one of the best universities in Spain.” Yu Hu (China) University of Granada
Top Research 9. The UGR is internationally recognized for its excellence in research in many fields. Its more than 400 research groups work in all areas of scientific knowledge, in collaboration with other national and international leaders in their field, and with the industry, producing top research. 15 reasons to study at the University of Granada unique Health Sciences and Technology Park
“Elegí la UGR porque es una Universidad muy reconocida en mi país. La UGR destaca por su alto nivel académico, su gran infraestructura, la ubicación dentro de la ciudad, la tecnología y la calidad docente. ¡Ven a Granada! te va a encantar su ciudad y su Universidad.” Thalía Andrea Olvera (México) University of Granada
Quality of facilities and activities 10. The UGR offers a wide range of quality services covering all aspects of university life (housing, libraries, refectory, welfare for the disabled, wireless, sports and many more). 15 reasons to study at the University of Granada
“For me, as for any other person from the North, studying in Spain was a big pleasure. My semester at the University of Granada surpassed all my expectations!” Natalia Lyubova (Russia) University of Granada
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada University, city and environment 11. The UGR merges with the city, its schools and campuses distributed throughout Granada, giving the city a true student environment (more than 65,000 students in a city of 300,000 inhabitants). 10,000 students are international students.
“The University of Granada is the biggest university I have ever been to. I felt thrilled while studying in the University of Granada because it is not only a university, it is a landmark in the history books of Spain”. Rahat Khan (Bangladesh) University of Granada,
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada University, city and environment 12. Granada, a safe modern city, also has a privileged geography, located halfway between the sea and the mountains: 40 minutes from the Mediterranean coast with its tropical climate and 30 minutes from the ski resort of Sierra Nevada.
“Granada will captivate you : parks, movie theaters, bars, restaurants, discotheques, boutiques, museums, sport, monuments, culture, history, a science park, etc. Moreover it is fascinating to be close to the mountains and to the beach” Elke Aigner (Germany) University of Granada
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada Granada seduces you… 13. Its fame as a cultural city, full of monuments, history and, of course, its university, along with its charm and its many cultural and recreational activities makes it a great city to explore and a magnificent tourist destination.
“La UGR es una universidad abierta, muy dinámica, cosmopolita, por ende el puente universidad - sociedad está muy consolidado, se promueve la investigación y está en constante actualización bibliográfica, académica y cultural” Rubén Gonzalo Fernández (Bolivia) University of Granada
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada Social life and cost of living 14. The city of Granada offers you many cultural possibilities: flamenco festivals, jazz, tango, theatre, magic, music, dance,… Spanish food is internationally recognized for its quality and variety and Granada is known for its “tapas”. Besides, Granada is considered one of the cheapest cities in Europe to live as a student.
“I think it's the best student city in the world. People are very open and helpful, the weather is very friendly. Granada is small city with big possibilities.” Dar'ya Khaustova (Ukraine) University of Granada
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada Solidarity and environment 15. We are a university that is committed to solidarity and the environment. As a student you can take part in development cooperation activities and the training of communities in need.
“I strongly recommend the University of Granada for quality education, its dedicated and helpful professors and for lively city.” Raju Shrestha (Nepal) University of Granada
15 reasons to study at the University of Granada Last but not least: Fees We are a public university. Part of the real costs of university fees are subsidized. Estimated fees for europeans: Undergraduate: ~1000 €/year Master: ~2000 €/year Doctorate programme: ~200 €/year Estimated fees for non-europeans: Undergraduate: ~1000 €/year Master: ~ 6000 €/year Doctorate programme: ~ 300 €/year