ALUMNI IN SPAIN
Spain has a lot of things going for it: Great climate and nature, beautiful cities, tasty cuisine, friendly people. And: Many Spanish universities are among the best in Europe and the world.
Across the leading international rankings, you will usually find around a dozen Spanish universities in the world’s top 500, and dozens more in the world’s top 1,000. Many of the best-known institutions are concentrated in Spain’s two largest cities: Madrid and Barcelona. Beyond the traditional rankings, there are also many highly-ranked business schools in Spain.
Universitat Jaume I
Located in Castelló de la Plana (in the north of Comunidad Valenciana). It was founded in 1991. The campus, covering 176.000 m2, has 4 faculties and many research and management buildings articulated around a central 13.000 m2 garden, called the Jardí dels Sentits (the garden of the senses). It has been ranked one of the best 500 universities in the world and the 10th in Spain.
Universitat de València
Located in Valencia. It is one of the oldest surviving universities in Spain, and the oldest in the Valencian Community, and is regarded as one of Spain’s leading academic institutions.
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
Located in Valencia, with a focus on science and technology. It was founded in 1968 as the Higher Polytechnic School of Valencia and became a university in 1971, but some of its schools are more than 100 years old.
Universidad Católica de Valencia
“Universidad Católica de Valencia – San Vicente Mártir” is a private, catholic university, located in Valencia. It also campuses in Valencia, Godella, Burjassot, Torrent, Alzira and Xàtiva. The university has 26 undergraduate degrees and 58 master’s. It counts with 24 research institutes and 28 local volunteer programs and two abroad.
Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera – Valencia
It’s a private university in Valencia. It is part of the CEU Foundation, being the first private school of Law ever founded in Valencia. International rankings place CEU-UCH at the top of the 23 Spanish private universities. In 2014 U-Multirank, a new global university ranking financed by the EU which assesses the performance of more than 850 higher education institutions worldwide, placed CEU-UCH as the tenth European university in agreement to regional involvement, scientific productivity and international orientation.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a public institution of research and higher education in the fields of engineering, architecture, sciences and technology, and one of the leading technical universities in Europe. Every year, more than 6,000 bachelor’s and master’s students and more than 500 doctoral students graduate. It is ranked in the main international rankings.
Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio
Founded in 1992, it is a private university located in the Community of Madrid, Spain. It was the first private Spanish university authorised by the country’s parliament in 1993.
The UAX offers its students the option of carrying out a university exchange in one of more than 150 universities.
ESIC – Business Marketing School
Founded in 1965, ESIC was the first business school created in Spain for professionals in need to improve their training in the area of Marketing. It was later named ESIC Business & Marketing School, until university recognition was granted in 2019. QS Global 250 Business Schools 2017, ranked ESIC as the 7 ‘Top-tier-employability’ Business Schools in Europe. In 2019, the ranking QS EMBA ranked ESIC Business & Marketing School MBA as 1st in Career Outcomes of Alumni.
EDEM – Escuela de empresa, negocios y management
EDEM is a business school located in Valencia, whose mission is the training of businessmen, managers and entrepreneurs and the promotion of leadership and the entrepreneurial spirit.
EDEM was born with the idea of satisfying a need: that the business fabric of the Valencian Community has a “School of Entrepreneurs” promoted by the companies themselves, which is dedicated and directed to them. It wants to be a vehicle for transmitting knowledge and successful experiences.
EDEM was established in 2002 as a private non-profit Foundation and was created within the Valencian Association of Entrepreneurs (AVE).