WELCOME GENERAL INFORMATION REGISTRATION PROGRAM VENUE & SITEMAPS ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY VISITING DONOSTIA ACCOMMODATION
Bienvenido, bienvenida to the largest University in the Basque Country. At the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) you will find over 100 qualifications, 107 departments, 31 faculties and colleges, over 48,000 enrolled students, and 7,000 new graduates per year.
Willkommen to the main Research Centre in the Basque Country. The UPV/EHU has over 4,000 teachers, 156 research groups, 381 ongoing projects, at least 886 scientific studies published each year, and 200 doctoral theses.
Welcome to a dynamic and open university. The UPV/EHU promotes cultural and sport activities. It is in close contact with Europe and facilitates international exchanges of its students. The university has fully embraced new technologies, and currently 30,000 students use the virtual campus.
Benvenuto to a non-excluding education institution. The UPV/EHU is a natural integration education community. A community where there is no exclusion whatsoever for reasons of age, gender, race, disability, socioeconomic status, political opinion or otherwise.
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The "Exchange Programmes Office" of the Vice-rectorate for International Relations of the UPV/EHU manages the exchange of teachers and students with other universities in Spain, Europe, Latin America, USA, Canada, Russia and Asia through a number of mobility programmes and bilateral agreements. Under the International Relations section of the web site of the university, www.ehu.es, you will find further information regarding the steps required to participate in the mobility programmes.
The "Office of Language Courses for Visiting Students" of the Vice-rectorate for International Relations offers free of charge Spanish and Basque language courses for visiting students, and, in collaboration with the Cervantes Institute, it organises training courses for teachers of Spanish as a Foreign Language (ELE), as well as preparation courses for the DELE diploma test. For more information, go to the International Relations section at www.ehu.es.
The "Help Centre for Visiting Students" located on the campuses of Alava, Biscay and Gipuzkoa provides information to visiting students about accommodation during their stay at the UPV/EHU, the university itself, academic calendar, language courses, the city and much more practical information.
The "Development Co-operation Office" of the Vice-rectorate for International Relations was established to promote university co-operation to aid development, through awareness-raising, teaching and research on the problems that threaten the attainment of a human sustainable development in the world. For this purpose, the office organises a programme involving practical training and end-of-studies projects in Latin America and Africa for UPV/EHU students.
The University in figures
Year of establishment: 1980
No. of buildings: 56
No. of Qualifications up to second cycle: 78
Students in post-graduate programmes: 2,329
R&D&I actions: 1,520
The General Services of the UPV/EHU are located in Leioa (Bizkaia Campus)
UPV/EHU Faculties and Colleges
Campus of Gipuzkoa