Universidad del País Vasco

country rank  8
world rank  223

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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 has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Vitoria-Gasteiz, Donostia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities, 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 bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

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
Leioa (population range: 10,000-49,999)
48940 Basque Country
T +34 946013030
F +34 944647446
Other locations Vitoria-Gasteiz, Donostia

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

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
Admission Office


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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Universidades, España

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020