The University of the Basque Country is the public university of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country. This region is located on the northern coast of Spain.
Founded in 1980, the University of the Basque Country is a multilingual institution(Spanish and Basque are its official languages, and more and more courses in English are offered every year). Its 20 faculties and schools are distributed in three campuses, one for each of the three historical territories or provinces. The biggest is the Campus of Biscay. The capital of Biscay is Bilbao, home of the world renowned Guggenheim Museum. The Campus of Gipuzkoa is mainly located in San Sebastian, the most popular touristic destination of the Basque Country, and the smallest is the Campus of Araba, centrally located in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the administrative capital of the autonomous community.
The University of the Basque Country offers a wide range of degrees, in areas from experimental sciences, engineering and humanities to health sciences, economics, arts or architecture. It has 70 undergraduate programs, and 200 postgraduate programmes.