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The University of Granada dates back as far as the Middle Ages with the founding of the Madrasa Yusufiyya in 1349 by Yusuf I, the Sultan of Granada. Accordingly, it is considered one of the most important universities in the world in terms of its historical value.

National and international ranking agencies collectively indicate that the UGR continues to make strides as a higher education institution, including it among the top 3% of universities worldwide. The 2018 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) places the University of Granada in 278th position in the world and as the third-highest ranked university in Spain, reaffirming its position as an institution at the forefront of national and international research.

Founding of the UGR: 1531

Current rector: Pilar Aranda Ramírez

Faculties                                                                                              

  22

Schools

    4

Associate schools

    1

Departments

 124

Research institutes

   16

Research centres

     5

 

Bachelor’s degrees

 

Arts and Humanities                                                                           

  15

Social Sciences and Law                                                                    

  21

Sciences

  11

Health Sciences

    9

Technology, Engineering and Architecture

    7

International Dual Degrees

  12

Double Bachelor’s Degrees

  14

Total
  89

 

 

Master’s degrees

 

Arts and Humanities                                                                           

  20

Social Sciences and Law

  34

Experimental Sciences

  17

Health Sciences

  23

Technology, Engineering and Architecture

  13

Interdisciplinary Programmes

    1

Total
108

…..of which are Erasmus Mundus Programmes                                

    3

…..of which are Double International Master’s Degrees                    

  10

…..of which are blended learning programmes

  15

…..of which are bilingual (English-Spanish)

    5

…..of which are taught completely in English

    3

…..of which are interuniversity programmes                                      

  18

 

 

Doctoral programmes

 

Doctoral School in Health Sciences (EDCS)                                      

    6

Doctoral School in Science, Technology and Engineering (EDCTI)

  10

Doctoral School in Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (EDHCSJ)

  12

Total
  28

Undergraduate students                                  

  Percentage

    Totals

Female                                                                

          59.6%

   28,068

Male                                                                    

          40.4%

   19,028

 

                 Total
      47,096

Background of undergraduate students

 

 

From Granada                                                    

          20,693

    43.9%

From other Spanish provinces                            

          22,312

    47.4%

From abroad                                                       

            4,091

      8.7%

Master’s degree students 

TOTAL

               5,785

…of whom are international students                              

          941 (16%)

Doctoral students

 

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                                                              

                   3,077

…of whom are international students                                                                                                                                               

            913 (30%)

…of whom are graduates from foreign universities         

                     488

Theses submitted between 1/10/2017 and 31/05/2018                                                                                             

                      204

Theses conducted within the framework of a cotutelle agreement (in 2016-2017)

                     11%

Theses with International Doctorate Mentions in 2016-2017                                                                                      

              68 (30%)

Other programmes and courses (No. of students)

      

Online (on MOOCs etc.)                                                            

                30,158

Mediterranean Summer School                                       

                  3,787

Open and lifelong learning (students over 50)      

                     925

UGR-specific programmes (títulos propios)                     

                     998

                                                                                                   

                            

Language students (at CLM)

  

Spanish as a foreign language (CLM)                                       

                   3,346

Other languages                                                                        

                   1,683

Total CLM language students                                                 

                   5,029

 

Academic and administrative staff

Academic and research staff                                                      

                  3,621

Teacher-student ratio                                                                 

                    1:15

Administrative and support staff                                                 

                  2,345

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Overview of international mobility (2017-2018)

                

International incoming students received

       2,905

UGR students on international mobility programmes

       2,606

Total

        5,511

 

 

Erasmus+ Programme 2017-2018

 

No. of international higher education institutions with which the UGR maintains mobility agreements                                                                  

    1,000+

International mobility places offered to UGR students                                                                                                                                            

        5,557

International mobility places allocated to UGR students (sent abroad)

        2,161

International mobility places offered to foreign students to study at the UGR

        6,591

International mobility places allocated to foreign students to study at the UGR (received by UGR)

        2,070

 

 

UGR International Mobility Programme

 

International students received by the UGR                                                                                                                                                           

          358

UGR students who completed a mobility period abroad                                                                                                                                         

          369

 

 

Staff mobility

 

UGR teaching staff who completed a mobility period abroad                                                                                                                                 

          283

International teaching staff received by the UGR                                                                                                                                                    

          313

UGR staff who received specific training abroad through mobility programmes                                                                                                     

          154

International staff who completed training at the UGR through mobility programmes                                                                                            

          408

 

 

General indicators of internationalization

 

No. of UGR faculties and schools with internationalization strategies

27 (100%)

Percentage of graduates with considerable international experience abroad

21%

Percentage of UGR academic and research staff with considerable international experience abroad

19.5%

Percentage of international students on master’s degree

16%

Percentage of international students on doctoral programmes

30%

Percentage of publications jointly produced with other international researchers or research groups

56%

No. of international doctoral students, postdocs, and visiting lecturers and researchers received on mobility programmes

410

% of courses with a significant international dimension

40%

 

 

Double, joint and multiple degrees

 

Undergraduate level

12

Master’s degree level

10

International double degrees integrated with a master’s degree

  2

 

 

International academic cooperation projects

 

No. of active projects

33

No. of active projects coordinated by the UGR

10

 

 

Networks and groups

 

No. of international networks and associations in which the UGR is involved

46

International bilateral and multilateral agreements signed in 2017-2018

90

 

 

Language policy

 

No. of foreign languages in which the UGR currently offers free language accreditation exams (B1 level or higher) for undergraduate students

    11

No. of students who applied to sit language accreditation exams

2,114

No. of international students enrolled on Spanish language courses at the Modern Languages Centre (CLM)

3,346

Overview

 

Academic and research staff

3,621

Research groups

500+

Research lines

1,564

 

 

Performance in international rankings

Spain

World

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

3rd

278th

CWTS Leiden Ranking

4th

251st

No. of academic subjects in ARWU ranking

34

No. of academic subjects in ARWU world top 100

  5

Highly Cited Papers in 2016 (Web of Science)

27

Percentage of papers in top 10% of most cited papers in the world (Web of Science 2016)

10.2%

 

 

Research projects

 

FP7 projects (until 2017)

66

H2020 projects (until 2017)

52

 

 

Knowledge transfer

 

New patents (2017-2018)

 15

International Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications

   9

New university spin-off companies created (2017-2018)

   6

Total active university spin-off companies

  65

No. of services and products offered by UGR spin-offs

287