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10 Reasons to study at the University of Granada

1.- A HIGH-RANKING UNIVERSITY

foto 15 razones 1 The UGR is widely recognized internationally for its quality in higher education, teaching, research and outreach. National and international rankings reflect the UGR’s position among the top universities in Spain and among the best in the world. According to the 2018 Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the UGR is the third-highest ranked university in Spain.

2.- A TRULY INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

foto 15 razones 2 The UGR is a welcoming cosmopolitan university: about 10% of undergraduate and 20% of postgraduate students at our university are international.

The UGR provides students with the opportunity to take part in an extensive range of mobility programmes, thanks to the diverse exchange agreements it maintains with higher education institutions in 85 countries.

3.- A WIDE RANGE OF PROGRAMMES AND DEGREES

The UGR offers an extensive selection of high-quality academic programmes with a clear international vocation. In the academic year 2017/2018 the UGR will offer:

  • More than 80 undergraduate degree programmes in a wide range of fields and 11 international double degrees.
  • 110 master’s degree programmes; 8 of which in international partnerships.
  • 28 doctoral programmes in three interdisciplinary doctoral schools.
  • An extensive range of intensive courses, certificate courses, summer schools and online courses.

4.- LANGUAGE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Students can learn Spanish and other languages alongside the 10,000 local and international students who enroll each year in courses offered by the UGR’s Modern Languages Centre, Confucius Institute (Chinese), “Russkiy Mir” Russian Centre and “al-Babtain” Chair in Arab Studies.

5.- WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH

foto 15 razones 3 The UGR is internationally renowned for its excellence in diverse research fields, such as ICT (world top 30), Health Sciences, Cultural Heritage, Psychology and Linguistics, among others. Its 500+ research groups work in all areas of scientific knowledge, collaborating closely with other national and international leaders in their fields, as well as key industries.

6.- OUTSTANDING FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

The UGR offers a wide range of top-quality services for its students and staff, covering all aspects of university life (accommodation, libraries, Wi-Fi, refectories, disabled facilities, sports and many more).

7.- AN IDEAL UNIVERSITY CITY

The UGR merges with the city, its schools and campuses distributed throughout Granada, giving the city a lively student atmosphere (more than 60,000 students in a city of 250,000 inhabitants). It also has campuses in the North African cities of Ceuta and Melilla, making it a truly intercontinental institution.

8.- AN UNBEATABLE LOCATION

The UGR merges with the city, its schools and campuses distributed throughout Granada, giving the city a lively student atmosphere (more than 56,000 students in a city of 250,000 Inhabitants.

Granada, a safe modern city, also has an outstanding geographical location just 40 minutes from the Mediterranean Coast with its tropical climate, and 30 minutes from the Sierra Nevada ski resort.

9.- AN INTERCONTINENTAL INSTITUTION

University of Granada also has campuses in the North African cities of Ceuta and Melilla, making it a truly intercontinental institution.

10.- COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND COOPERATION

The UGR is firmly committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Students and staff take part in local community service and international development cooperation activities. Students work in an environment of diversity, equality and tolerance.

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