An international team of scientists demonstrates that polyacrylate hydrogels create the support and microenvironment necessary for the growth and maintenance of cartilage cells (chondrocytes), and could be optimal candidates for use in clinical practice. The results have been published in the prestigious journal Acta Biomaterialia.


UGRTerm, the Spanish-English language resource that was launched in 2018, contains the official nomenclature of the University of Granada and a considerable number of terms and expressions related to research and higher education. It also features terminology from spheres such as the social sciences and humanities; law; economics and statistics; information, communication and public events; public infrastructure; and politics, government and administration. The resource now contains over 40,000 terms.

The University of Granada is pleased to announce that our 15th International Staff Training Week (STW) will be held from 1 to 5 July 2019. Over 140 administrative officers and managers from our partner universities will take part in the STW through the Erasmus+ Programme, with participants from 30 non-EU countries.

ARQUS, the European University Alliance that brings together the universities of Bergen, Granada, Graz, Leipzig, Lyon, Padova and Vilnius, has been endorsed by the European Commission as part of the group of pioneering Alliances in the European Universities Initiative.

As part of the III Conference on International Quality Labels in Spain and Latin America, which took place on 19 June at the headquarters of the Spanish Institute of Engineering, the University of Granada received prestigious quality accreditation certificates for three of its degrees.

In summer 2019, the Modern Languages Centre of the University of Granada will run intensive courses in the following languages: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian and Japanese.

At the University of Granada, we feel that diversity provides a great opportunity for creating rich learning environments and promoting integration. The UGR Mentor Programme (in Spanish: Programa Mentor), which was officially launched in 2012, is a student-oriented initiative designed to help our international community with their cultural, academic and social integration.

The main objective of BAG, which is run by the Faculty of Fine Arts in collaboration with the Vice-Rectorate for Internationalization, is to promote and publicise the artistic research carried out by students and teaching staff on national and international mobility programmes at the UGR in 2018-2019.

The University of Granada is pleased to announce that our 14th International Staff Training Week (STW) will take place from 6 to 10 May 2019. Over 160 officers and managers from our partner universities will take part in the STW through the Erasmus+ Programme. In total, they come from 49 countries in four continents.

The fourth session of the international lecture series ‘Narratives of Europe, Narratives for Europe’ will be screened live today Tuesday 23 April at the UGR’s Faculty of Law. This interactive lecture series brings together renowned experts and scholars from the Coimbra Group member universities, and aims to explore the master narratives accompanying each EU country’s stance within the European Union and their visions on European integration.