University of Granada

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world rank  159

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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 small city of Granada (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Andalucia. This institution also has a branch campus in Ceuta and Melilla. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad de Granada (UGR) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Spanish 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 491 years old Spanish 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. UGR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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
18010 Andalucia
Tel +34 958 243 000
Fax +34 958 243 066
Other locations Ceuta and Melilla

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
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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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)
  • Tordesillas Group
  • Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU)
  • Asociación Orión
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Programme for Palestinian European Academic Cooperation in Education (PEACE)
  • Fundación 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 préservation et la valorisation du patrimoine culturel dans la Méditerranée (HERIMED)
  • European Association of Erasmus Coordinators (EAEC)

Academic Structure

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