Universidad de Jaén

country rank  48
world rank  1912

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, Universidad de Jaén (University of Jaén) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Jaén (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Andalucia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Linares. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Jaén (UJA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Jaén (UJA) 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Spanish higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Jaén
Acronym UJA
Founded 1993
Motto Universitas Giennensis
Jaen University
Colours Olive green

University Location

Address Paraje de Las Lagunillas, s/n
Jaén (population range: 50,000-249,999)
23071 Andalucia
T +34 953212596
F +34 953212638
Other locations Linares

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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Campus de las Lagunillas, Edif. Bachiller Pérez de Moya
Jaén 23071
+34 953212265

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Jaén's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación (ANECA)


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conferencia de Rectores de las Universidades Españolas (CRUE)
  • Asociación de Universidades Públicas de Andalucía (AUPA)
  • Compostela Group of Universities (CGU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018