Universidad de Granada

country rank  3
world rank  200

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University Overview

Founded in 1531, Universidad de Granada (University of Granada) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Granada (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Andalucia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ceuta and Melilla. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Granada (UGR) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Granada (UGR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 487 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Granada
Acronym UGR
Founded 1531
Motto Carolus Romanus Imperator Semper Augustus Hispaniarum Rex Fundator Universitatis Granatensis
Charles, ever Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain, founder of Granada University

University Location

Address Hospital Real, Cuesta del Hospicio, s/n
Granada (population range: 50,000-249,999)
18071 Andalucia
T +34 958243000
F +34 958243066
Other locations Ceuta and Melilla

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Granada's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)
  • Tordesillas Group
  • Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU)
  • Asociación Orión
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Programme for Palestinian European Academic Cooperation in Education (PEACE)
  • Fundación Tres Culturas (FTC)
  • Anna Lindh Foundation
  • Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)
  • Association of Institutions for Feminist Education and Research in Europe (AOIFE)
  • Association pour la documentation, la préservation et la valorisation du patrimoine culturel dans la Méditerranée (HERIMED)
  • European Association of Erasmus Coordinators (EAEC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018