University of Granada
Suitable for Hispanic Studies
The University of Granada dates back as far as the Middle Ages and is currently ranked among the World’s leading higher education institutions, classified by the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities as the 326th best university in the World. Approximately 80,000 individuals – students, researchers, lecturers, and administrative and service staff – are directly linked to the UGR, making it the 4th largest university in Spain. Approximately 6,000+ international undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students undertake studies at the UGR every year, making it a truly multicultural study destination. Furthermore, every year the University of Granada receives more than 2000 Erasmus students, making it the most popular Erasmus destination in Europe. UGR also sends more Erasmus students to foreign universities than any other European higher education institution.
The University of Granada is a public university situated in the historical region of Andalusía, located just 35km from the spectacular Sierra Nevada mountain range and 65km from the Mediterranean coast. During the semester, you can go skiing at the southernmost ski resort in Europe, visit the magnificent historical Alhambra palace, enjoy the stunning architecture and culture of Andalusía and go sunbathing at the Costa del Sol. The University of Granada also has campuses in the cities of Ceuta and Melilla in Northern Africa, making the UGR the only European university with campuses on two continents. Moreover, in terms of student satisfaction, the UGR has been voted the number one study destination in Spain by international students, obtaining the prestigious International Student Satisfaction Gold Award from StudyPortals in 2013.