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.
Universidad Europea de Valencia
The European University of Valencia is a dynamic institution, aimed at adding value to its society and actively contributing to its progress. With an innovative vocation, it promotes applied and useful research for society and sustains its activity in the empowerment of the individual, with an international educational model, connected to the professional world and of high academic quality.
It is the first private university in Spain by number of students. Since 1999 it has belonged to the Laureate International Universities network, a leading institution in higher education that offers higher education to more than 1,000,000 students from all over the world in 28 countries.
Universidad Internacional de Valencia
The Valencian International University – VIU is one of the main online universities in the Spanish-speaking world, recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain.
The VIU was created in 2008 by the Generalitat Valenciana as a public entity, teaching for the first time in the 2010-2011 academic year the first official degrees. In 2013, Grupo Planeta acquired the majority of the shareholders, integrating it into Planeta Formación y Universidades, an international network of educational institutions with more than 100,000 students from 114 nationalities and present in Spain, Andorra, France, Italy, North Africa, United States and Colombia.
Universidad de Alicante
The University of Alicante was created in October 1979 on the structure of the University Study Centre (CEU), which was started in 1968. It is a public university located on the Mediterranean coast. Because of its historical influences, excellent location and magnificent connections, it is a diverse-oriented and welcoming university with one of the best campuses in Spain, not only in terms of infrastructure, but also in terms of landscaping, sustainability and gender equality.
The University of Alicante is a multidisciplinary university with study programmes in all fields of knowledge organised in six faculties and a polytechnic school. It is a bilingual university with a clear international vocation. English is included as a teaching language in some of its official degrees. Also, many of its cultural activities and courses are taught in English, French and other languages.
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.
Founded in 1958, Esade is a global institution structured as a Business School, a Law School, and an Executive Education area.
Esade is a global academic institution known for the quality of its education, its international outlook, and its focus on holistic personal development. Esade has strong ties to the business world.
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).
ESNE – Escuela Universitaria de Diseño, Innovación y Tecnología
ESNE es un centro oficial privado adscrito a la Universidad Camilo José Cela de Madrid. Cuenta con más de 1.600 alumnos que viven en las aulas e instalaciones su pasión por el diseño en todas las especializaciones: multimedia y gráfico, diseño de moda, diseño de producto, diseño de interiores, animación, diseño de videojuegos, animaciones 3D, diseño de aplicaciones multiplataforma o diseño de experiencia de usuario.
ESNE es el mayor Campus Universitario de Diseño y Tecnología de España.
IE University is a top international university in Spain with locations in Madrid and Segovia, recognized worldwide for its quality in teaching and learning. IE University’s programs are run in English and Spanish, and are compliant with the terms of the European Higher Education Area.