2nd Call for Master’s Degrees applications open from 1 June-17 July

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We are pleased to announce that the second application period for UGR master’s degrees will be open from 1 June to 17 July 2018.

It is important to note that there are three separate calls for applications between 18 December 2017 and 27 September 2018 and that international applicants can apply during all three periods. In the coming academic year, the University of Granada will offer over 5000 places on our 108 master’s degrees.

In the academic year 2016-2017, over 1000 international students chose to complete master’s programmes at the UGR, representing over 15% of our total student community enrolled on master’s degrees.

Why study for your master’s degree at the University of Granada?

We present you with 10 convincing reasons:

1. A high-ranking university

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 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.

2. A truly international experience

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. It is a welcoming cosmopolitan university: about 10% of the students enrolled are international students. Moreover, the 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 over 100 countries.

3. A wide range of programmes and degrees

The UGR offers an extensive selection of high-quality academic programmes with a clear international vocation. In the academic year 2018/2019 the UGR will offer 108 master’s degrees; 18 of which in international partnerships, as well as 28 doctoral programmes in three interdisciplinary doctoral schools.

4. Language learning opportunities

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.

5. World-class research

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 500+ 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.

6. Outstanding facilities and activities

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).

7. An ideal university city

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 240,000 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.

8. An intercontinental institution

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

9. A culturally and historically rich city

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.

10. Commitment to sustainable development and cooperation

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

Explore the UGR’s extensive range of master’s degrees:

For further information on specific dates related to the application process, please visit:

All applications must be sent via the “Distrito Único Andaluz” Online Access and Admissions Platform for University Studies in Andalusia