Application period for UGR master’s degrees now open

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We are pleased to announce that the first application period for UGR master’s degrees is now open. The first call, which is open exclusively to foreign applicants, will end on the 31st January 2018.

It is important to note that there are three separate calls for applications between 18th December 2017 – 27th September 2018 and that foreign applicants can apply during all three application periods. This year, the University of Granada will offer over 5000 places on our 105 master’s degrees.

In the academic year 2016-2017, 1019 international students completed master’s programmes at the UGR.

We present you with 10 convincing reasons:

The UGR is widely recognized internationally for its quality in higher education, teaching, research and outreach. National and international rankings reflect the UGR’s position among the top universities in Spain and among the best in the world. According to the 2016 and 2017 editions of the ARWU-Shanghai Ranking, the UGR is the second-ranked university in Spain, after only the University of Barcelona.

The UGR is the most popular destination among European exchange students (Erasmus+) and the European leader in figures of both incoming and outgoing Erasmus students. The UGR is a welcoming cosmopolitan university: about 10% of the students enrolled are international students. Our University provides students with the opportunity to take part in an extensive range of mobility programmes, thanks to the diverse exchange agreements it maintains with higher education institutions in 85 countries.

The UGR offers an extensive selection of high-quality academic programmes with a clear international vocation. In the academic year 2017/2018 the UGR will offer 105 master’s degree programmes; 18 of which in international partnerships, as well as 28 doctoral programmes in three interdisciplinary doctoral schools.

Students can learn Spanish and other languages alongside the 10,000 local and international students who enrol each year on courses offered by the UGR’s Modern Languages Centre, Confucius Institute (Chinese), “Russkiy Mir” Russian Centre and “al-Babtain” Chair in Arab Studies.

The UGR is internationally renowned for its excellence in diverse research fields, such as ICT (world top 50), Health Sciences, Mathematics, Cultural Heritage, Psychology and Linguistics, among others. Its 400+ research groups work in all areas of scientific knowledge, collaborating closely with other national and international leaders in their fields, as well as key industries.

The UGR offers a wide range of top-quality services for its students and staff, covering all aspects of university life (accommodation, libraries, Wi-Fi, canteens, disability services, sports and many more).

The UGR merges with the city, its schools and campuses distributed throughout Granada, giving the city a lively student atmosphere (more than 60,000 students in a city of 250,000 Inhabitants). Granada, a safe modern city, also has an outstanding geographical location just 40 minutes from the Mediterranean Coast with its tropical climate, and 30 minutes from the Sierra Nevada ski resort.

The University of Granada also has campuses in the North African cities of Ceuta and Melilla, making it a truly intercontinental institution.

Granada is an enchanting city, full of monuments, history and, of course, the University. Along with its charm, its many cultural and recreational activities make it a great city to explore and a magnificent destination for students from around the world. Granada offers a wide range of cultural activities including festivals of flamenco, jazz, tango, theatre, poetry, magic, music, and dance.

The UGR is firmly committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Students and staff take part in local community service and international development cooperation activities. Students work in an environment of diversity, equality and tolerance.

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