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Universidad de Salamanca

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Established in 1218, the Universidad de Salamanca (University of Salamanca) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Salamanca (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Castile and Leon. This institution also has branch campuses in Zamora, Ávila, Bejar and Villamayor. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad de Salamanca (USAL) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution. Universidad de Salamanca (USAL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 806-year-old Spanish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USAL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidad de Salamanca's Control Typepublic


Universidad de Salamanca's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidad de Salamanca' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidad de Salamanca's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) University of Salamanca
Acronym USAL
Founded 1218 Origins date back to 1130
Motto Quod Natura Non Dat, Salmantica non praestat
What nature does not provide, Salamanca does not add
Colours Dark red
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address Edificio Rectorado, Patio de Escuelas, s/n
37008 Castile and Leon
Universidad de Salamanca's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidad de Salamanca Phone Number +34 923294411
Universidad de Salamanca Fax Number +34 923294494
Other locations Zamora, Ávila, Bejar and Villamayor

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidad de Salamanca's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidad de Salamanca's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidad de Salamanca's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidad de Salamanca.

Universidad de Salamanca: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidad de Salamanca's admission information.

Universidad de Salamanca's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidad de Salamanca's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidad de Salamanca a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidad de Salamanca's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidad de Salamanca's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Salamanca has more than 5000 international students.

Universidad de Salamanca's Admission Office Admission Office

Casa del Bedel. Cardenal Plá y Deniel, 22. Planta baja.
Salamanca 37008
923 294 648

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidad de Salamanca.

Universidad de Salamanca's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidad de Salamanca has an enrollment range of 25,000-29,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidad de Salamanca's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidad de Salamanca's Control Type Control Type

Universidad de Salamanca is a public higher education institution.

Universidad de Salamanca's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidad de Salamanca is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidad de Salamanca's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universidad de Salamanca's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidad de Salamanca does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad de Salamanca's main facilities:

Universidad de Salamanca's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidad de Salamanca's Library

Universidad de Salamanca's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Universidad de Salamanca's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Universidad de Salamanca's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad de Salamanca's main services:

Universidad de Salamanca's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Universidad de Salamanca's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidad de Salamanca's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universidad de Salamanca's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universidad de Salamanca's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidad de Salamanca's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidad de Salamanca is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerio de Universidades, España

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad de Salamanca's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Universidad de Salamanca's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Universidad de Salamanca's Facebook page Universidad de Salamanca's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidad de Salamanca's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidad de Salamanca's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidad de Salamanca's YouTube channel Universidad de Salamanca's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidad de Salamanca's Instagram page Universidad de Salamanca's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universidad de Salamanca's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

The Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization develops, implements and supports open education.
Universidad de Salamanca is a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization and publishes open courseware such as free video lectures and course materials.

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