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UCAM Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia

San Antonio de Murcia Campus de los Jerónimos, 135 Murcia,
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The Universidad Católica San Antonio, also known as the Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM), is a private university in Murcia, south-eastern Spain.

Murcia’s climate, food, rich Spanish culture, and Mediterranean weather are just some of the attractive pulls of the area – and let’s not forget about fiesta, tapas and flamenco.
It’s a midsize region (1.5 million inhabitants), offering affordable living costs, a safe environment, and modern infrastructure.

The university offers a number of international Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees, PhD programs and intensive language courses throughout the academic year and summer. The school boasts good graduate employability prospects, and is best known for its multicultural campus, programs offered and its infrastructure.

Teaching is usually conducted in Spanish, but there are several programs taught completely in English, including Business, Tourism, Sport Sciences and Health Sciences (Bachelors, Masters and PhDs).
UCAM also has a Language school that teaches different language programs such as French, German, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian and sign language.

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UCAM currently has three campuses located in Murcia, Cartagena and Madrid.

The Madrid campus exclusively focuses on sport management programs, whereas Cartagena and Murcia teach all the academic programs.

Facilities and services include:

  • Library
  • Mac computer lab
  • Cafeteria
  • On-campus Wi-Fi intranet Eduroam
  • On-campus activities: Student-run organizations; events; the food festival, and more
  • Sports and recreational facilities: gym; college sports teams; intercollegiate sports

Take a virtual tour to all of our facilities here.

Support systems provided by the university include the Virtual Campus, MyUcam and Sigma Laurea.

Living in Murcia offers students a lot benefits including mild temperatures and long hours of daylight – and let’s not forget about the beaches, rural areas, cities, traditions, folklore, culture and sport to entice you.

There are 60+ nationalities represented at UCAM and approximately 12 percent are international students.

Sport and volunteering are the most common extracurricular activities, including:

  • UCAM basketball team
  • UCAM football team
  • UCAM in the Olympics

Typically, students live off campus. UCAM provides accommodation info through the Housing Department for students to opt in for.

The cost of living in Murcia isn’t unreasonable either – which is a bonus for students. 

Learn more about our services and international environment by the following link.

International students will need to provide an English language certificate.

As part of the entry requirements for official courses taught in English, the Spanish Ministry of Education expects certifiable verification of English proficiency according to the CEFR.

UCAM accepts:

  •  Established International certificates for the four skill sets (oral, written, reading, listening) such as 

For a more detailed list consult this document.

There are a number of scholarships available for international students as per their educational qualification, experience, sports and many other different fields. Find out more here.

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    This institution accepts IELTS!
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