University of Murcia

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
101–200 th
Impact Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Avda. Teniente Flomesta, 5, Murcia, 30003, Spain

The University of Murcia (UM) is a one-hundred-year-old institution that can trace its origins back to the thirteenth century. It is an international institution and a reference center for higher education in the Region of Murcia. The UM strives for academic excellence and plays a key role in research, teaching and innovation and is also a pioneer in e-government, with its clearly defined digital university strategy.

The UM is a public and comprehensive university that offers 54 undergraduate, 70 master and 35 doctoral programs in the fields of Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Health Sciences, Sciences, Social Sciences and Law. The Faculties enjoy international recognition and boast important quality certifications. It promotes research and innovation in all areas of knowledge and works closely with national and international businesses and companies. There are 347 research groups and 4 research institutes and centers involved in a wealth of research activities (7000 articles have been published in indexed journals in the last five years according to Thomson Reuters WOS). Biomedical research is carried out at the three UM-affiliated hospitals and at the Biomedical Research Institute (IMIB), with 414 ongoing clinical trials. The Institute has been accredited by the Carlos III Health Institute.

The UM has a very diverse student body, with more than 50 nationalities represented on the campuses, thanks to the ERASMUS Program and to specific agreements with universities from Latin America, North America, Africa and Asia.

Students have the opportunity both to pursue intellectual development and to acquire professional skills. Several Libraries with “historical archives”, Sports facilities and Cultural activities are also available, while the Language Center offers courses in 10 different languages, including Spanish.

 

The UM is also involved in the 2030 Agenda with a special program named 17ODSesiones. Under this, every school will promote monthly one Sustainable Development Goal to raise awareness of the various goals within the university community and the rest of the region.

Based in the south east of Spain, the UM can boast a superb location, mild weather all year round, low living costs, a safe environment and a friendly city for students, not to mention and a wealth of cultural and tourist offers. The UM was awarded the Study Portal as one of the best universities in Europe with Outstanding International Student Satisfaction (9.5) in 2016. The UM has a very diverse student body, with more than 50 nationalities represented on the campuses, thanks to the ERASMUS Program and to specific agreements with universities from Latin America, North America, Africa and Asia.

The UM International Office is also accredited in quality management systems with the EFQM seal. The UM has signed agreements with over 900 universities around the world. It is a reference center for the European Commission due to the large number of international projects coordinated by our institution. There is a considerable number of programs, with an annual mobility of more than 2,000 people (incoming and outgoing), making our institution the best representative of internationalization in our Region and a key player in the Mediterranean area. It is a doorway to the rest of Europe.

The UM International Welcome Point provides information on issues like admission procedure, securing accommodation and legalization. The UM offers a wide range of services, including the “Lola Chatbot” with artificial intelligence to help students to choose undergraduate studies and to answer questions in the admission procedure.

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Key statistics

  • 16.3
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 7%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 66 : 34
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
  • 27,662
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2020 World University Rankings

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