Universidad de Málaga

country rank  17
world rank  477

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University Overview

Founded in 1972, Universidad de Málaga (University of Málaga) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Málaga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Andalucia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Málaga (UMA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Málaga (UMA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 45 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Málaga
Acronym UMA
Founded 1972
Motto Universitas Malacitana
Colours Ultramarine and silver

University Location

Address Avenida Cervantes, 2
Málaga (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
29071 Andalucia
T +34 952131000
F +34 952132680

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Vicerrectorado de Relaciones Internacionales: Aulario Rosa Gálvez nº 5
Málaga 29010
+34 952131111

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Málaga's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018