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Universidad del País Vasco

country rank 16
world rank 490

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University Overview

Founded in 1968, Universidad del País Vasco (University of the Basque Country) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bilbao (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Basque Country. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad del País Vasco (UPV) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad del País Vasco (UPV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UPV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
University of the Basque Country

Acronym

UPV

Founded

1968

Motto

Eman ta zabal zazu Give and spread it

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University Location

Address

Campus de Leioa, Barrio Sarriena, s/n
Bilbao (population range: 250,000-499,999)
48940 Basque Country Spain

Telehone

+34 946013030

Telefax

+34 944647446

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad del País Vasco for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad del País Vasco's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate

Not reported

Admission Office


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Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad del País Vasco's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 40,000-44,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 4,000-4,499

Control Type

Control Type Public

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Not reported

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea's Library

Housing

Not reported

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

Not reported

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad del País Vasco for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España


Year of first Accreditation

07/06/1968



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad del País Vasco as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)


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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Fans count: 2571 likes (April 2017)


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017