Miguel Hernández University of Elche

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2024
Young University Rankings 2024
Avda. de la Universidad s/n, Elche, Alicante, 03202, Spain

About Miguel Hernández University of Elche

Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) is a public university situated in the Spanish province of Alicante. The university takes its name from Miguel Hernández, the Spanish poet, and it was established in 1996.

UMH has five campuses. The first, and largest, is located in the city of Elche in the Baix Vinolopo region of Spain. This campus is home to 12 departments, as well as five research institutes, one polytechnic school, three faculties and numerous sporting facilities. This is where the central services of the university can be found, and everything from law, psychology, human resources and engineering to various technology courses are taught here.

The Sant Joan d'Alicant campus houses six departments, two faculties and two research centres, as well as a range of health science laboratories.Degrees in medicine, physiotherapy, podiatry, occupational therapy, pharmacy and various postgraduate courses are taught on this campus.

The Orihuela campus is split between the Salesas and Desamparados locations. Five departments and one faculty and one school can be found between these two sites. The Altea campus is a well equipped and resourced centre dedicated to all fields of the arts.

UMH has seven faculties (pharmacy, medicine, fine arts, experimental sciences, social and legal sciences of Elche, social and legal sciences of Orihuela, and health and social sciences) and two schools (Polytechnic School of Elche and Polytechnic School of Orihuela). Between 1996 and 2017, almost 30,000 students graduated from the university.

The mission statement of UMH is to provide quality education, services and research in order to serve society and develop students for full economic, social and technological advancement. This, the university believes, is key to readying young adults for a life in the workplace.

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Key statistics

  • 16.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 8%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 50 : 50
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 20%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 12,189
    Number of FTE Students
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Subjects taught at Miguel Hernández University of Elche

  • Engineering & technology

    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Life sciences

    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Biological Sciences
    • Sport Science
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Law

    • Law
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies