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University of Granada

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The possibility of the discovery of a new world was emerging even before the conquest of Granada. The city had already been Iberian, Roman and later Jewish and Islamic before the coming together of American and European cultures. The capital of the former Nazarí Kingdom, Granada was the last city in the Iberian Peninsula to be ceded by the Muslims in 1492, an event that resulted in the formation of Spain. The Christian conquest did not taint the city´s brilliance as a cultural center, and sciences and the arts found the best way to develop. The University of Granada was founded in 1531 by Emperor Charles V through a papal bull by Clement VII. In this way, Granada affirmed its status as a university city open to culture, people and beliefs. The institution of Granada continued the tradition of the Arab university of Yusuf I (Madraza, 14th century). With 470 years of tradition, the University of Granada has been the witness of history, from the time of its influence in the social and cultural surroundings of the city up to its development into an intellectual and cultural nucleus in the south of Spain, a period of nearly five centuries. At...
461-470
2014
461-470
2015
501-550
2016
  • 36.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 24.3
    International Students
101-150
2017
  • 72.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 63.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 44.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 52.1
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,230
International
77

Number of students

55,230
Postgraduate 10%
Undergraduate 90%

Number of international students

5,618
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%
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