Universidad del País Vasco

country rank  10
world rank  259

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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 large town of Leioa (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Basque Country. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Donostia. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad del País Vasco (UPV) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution. Universidad del País Vasco (UPV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old Spanish 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
Name University of the Basque Country
Acronym UPV
Founded 1968
Motto Eman ta zabal zazu
Give and spread it

University Location

Address Barrio Sarriena s/n
48940 Basque Country
Tel +34 946013030
Fax +34 944647446
Other locations Vitoria-Gasteiz, Donostia

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad del País Vasco's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022