Universitat d'Alacant • Alacant, Alicante, Spain
The University of Alicante was founded in October 1979. It is the heir of the University Study Centre (CEU), which was established in 1968. The public university is based in Alicante, on the Mediterranean coast. The beautiful location offers the perfect learning environment for local and international students. The campus is one of the best ones in Spain, due to its infrastructure, but also because of landscaping, sustainability, as well as gender equality. University of Alicante offers a wide range of degree programmes in all fields of knowledge. The learning institution is divided into six faculties and one polytechnic school. The multidisciplinary university has excellent teaching staff, as well as outstanding administrative staff. 3,800 academic and administrative staff are working on campus. More than 32,000 students are enrolled in degree programmes. The university offers courses in Spanish and English, in order to perfectly prepare its students for a global career. Many of the cultural activities on offer also in English, French and other languages, as the school is committed to providing a multilingualism environment. Due to this fact, the university welcomes about 1,200 foreign students per year and 2,000 student from other regions in Spain. The course structure is dynamic and interactive, with a strong scientific and academic focus, to be able to meet the needs of the economy. This teaching model is based on research, entrepreneurship, innovation and knowledge transfer. The range of courses includes more than 120 degrees. Graduates are likely to find employment within a short time after graduating, as University of Alicante students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their chosen workplace. Speaking of places of work- those could be either in Spain or anywhere in the world. The university has ties with numerous national and international academic institutions and companies.