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Universitat Rovira i Virgili

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The Universitat Rovira i Virgili is located in the province of Tarragona, close to Barcelona, in one of the most important tourist regions in Europe. We are a young and dynamic university serving the needs of society, with an international outlook and a close relationship with our immediate socioeconomic environment.

Our commitment to scientific research and teaching innovation has led us to become one of the leading universities in Spain and Europe and to be listed on the international rankings alongside the best universities in the world.

We offer courses covering all areas of knowledge: engineering and architecture, arts and humanities, health sciences, social sciences and experimental sciences. These take the form of a wide variety of bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctoral degrees and lifelong learning courses.

Stay ahead
Our aim is to provide you with the best training. With your motivation and our experience you can stay ahead in your personal and professional development and reach your goals.

How can we help you to stay ahead?

*Learn in an innovative and personalised environment: We offer you personalised treatment, small groups and a close relationship with your teachers. We use innovative and participatory learning methodologies that enable you to punt intro practice the knowledge you acquire in real-life work situations.

*Increase your job opportunities: The master's programmes are designed keeping in mind the latest social trends of each field so that you can learn the most useful skills for your professional future. All of our degrees offer you the chance to gain work experience in companies and institutions in you chosen sector.

*Train in an international setting:  We have more than 800 international agreements so you can conduct part of your studies at universities around the world or gain first-hand experience of work in a foreign company. Each year more than 400 students from around the world come to study at the URV, and 28% of all our master's and doctoral students are international.

*Enjoy training of the highest quality: The quality of our courses has been accredited and meets the standards of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).  The leading international rankings place us among the best universities in the word:

            Academic Ranking of World Universities:601-700

            THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings:401-500

            THE (Times Higher Education) World University Rankings (2017 Top 100 Young Universities):76

           CWTS Leiden Ranking (Top 50%):268


University Highlights

Total students - 12,485


International students - 1,511


Total faculty staff - 1,020


Total students - 12,485


International students - 1,511

Total faculty staff - 1,020

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