University of Granada

country rank  4
world rank  177

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University Overview

Founded in 1531, Universidad de Granada (University of Granada) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Granada (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Andalucia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ceuta, Melilla. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad de Granada (UGR) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Granada (UGR) 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 489 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Granada
Acronym UGR
Founded 1531
Motto Carolus Romanus Imperator Semper Augustus Hispaniarum Rex Fundator Universitatis Granatensis
Charles, ever Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain, founder of Granada University

University Location

Address Avenida del Hospicio, s/n
Granada (population range: 50,000-249,999)
18010 Andalucia
T +34 958 243 000
F +34 958 243 066
Other locations Ceuta, Melilla

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
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 Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Granada's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association EUA
  • Coimbra Group
  • Mediterranean Universities Union UNIMED
  • Tordesillas Group
  • Community of Mediterranean Universities CMU
  • Asociacion Orion
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities HACU
  • International Association of Universities IAU
  • European Association for International Education EAIE
  • Asociacion Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado AUIP
  • Programme for Palestinian European Academic Cooperation in Education PEACE
  • Fundacion Tres Culturas FTC
  • Anna Lindh Foundation
  • Association of International Education Administrators AIEA
  • Association of Institutions for Feminist Education and Research in Europe AOIFE
  • Association pour la documentation-la preservation et la valorisation du patrimoine culturel dans la Mediterranee HERIMED
  • European Association of Erasmus Coordinators EAEC

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020