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University of Alicante

Alicante View map
Spain
#701-750
21,757
1,839
2,066

Overview

One of the most advanced Spanish universities, the University of Alicante is strategically located near Alicante city, capital of a top tourist destination in Spain and Europe. Its beautiful and modern campus was originally founded in 1979 but its origins can be traced back to the University of Orihuela in 1546.Every year about 30,000 students choose to study at our university, and over 4,000 students from all parts of the world get involved in an academically international environment together with their local alumni. The academic and research program has been designed by 2,000 faculty and research members and students may select some of the classes offered in English.ALICANTE: the Spring’s HomeLocated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, Alicante is a delightful medium sized city that has a lively youthful atmosphere and a warm climate all year round. The Alicante area offers historical sights and monuments, breathtaking views, extensive beaches and top tourist attractions.

A MODERN CAMPUS

One of the most surprising features of the University of Alicante is the design of its campus with over a million square meters. This innovative and sustainable space is mostly a walking area with over 70% of the campus surface devoted to gardens and a huge variety of botanical species. Designed and developed according to modern urban concepts, the UA campus is an ample, quiet and green area. Contemporary architecture and easily accessible buildings are the key elements. The city center is nearby and the campus has good transportation system to the airport and is well connected to the main city center.

STUDY AND RESEARCH

The University of Alicante offers more than 50 official degrees in Humanities and Languages, Experimental Sciences and Technology, Social and Legal Sciences, Health Sciences and Education Sciences. It also offers more than 50 master courses and over 30 doctorate programs, specialist and postgraduate courses. Research is an essential part of the UA with 150 research groups and research institutes in Technology, Experimental and Social sciences and Humanities.

HIGH QUALITY SERVICES

There are a wide range of resources and services available to the community as well. The campus has a Medical Care Service, free WIFI Internet on campus, Shopping facilities, a Post Office, as well as several Restaurants and cafeterias and modern accommodation.Each faculty even has its own library, UA holds a General Library open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.Due to their diverse and ample facilities, UA is and has been the venue of many events such as International Conferences.

SPORTS & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

 Cultural life at the UA is very intense, with many activities and student groups participating in dif-ferent types of concerts (OFUA-UA Philharmonic Orchestra, modern music sessions), theatre and dance, Arts Exhibitions at the MUA (UA Museum), etc. All these activities are offered on campus and in the Alicante area (Sedes Universitarias). Our award-winning Sport teams (football, basket, handball, etc) compete at national and international levels. The UA has a modern sports Center and various outdoor sport facilities

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University Highlights

Total students - 21,757

12%
88%

International students - 2,066

69%
31%

Total faculty staff - 1,839

59
1780

Total students - 21,757

12%
88%

International students - 2,066

69%
31%

Total faculty staff - 1,839

1780
59
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