La Universidad de Málaga

The University of Málaga (UMA) is a public institution which promotes outstanding research and teaching within the European Higher Education Area. It is a young, growing university which has made quality teaching, cutting-edge research and knowledge transfer its trademark.

Privileged in its geographical location, the University of Malaga is renowned for its highly qualified teaching and research staff. It maintains strong ties to the productive and academic sector of the region. Apart from grados (the Spanish equivalent to a Bachelor of Arts or Science) the university offers an extensive catalogue of specialized teaching and postgraduate study: PhDs, official Master’s Degrees, internal studies, specialization courses, Spanish language for foreigners, summer courses and all kinds of scientific and cultural activities for better and more complete university training.

The University of Malaga, together with the University of Seville, make up the Campus of International Excellence, ‘Andalucía Tech’, which works in leading areas of research and knowledge transfer and maintains strategic alliances with more than 150 companies.

With a university community of just over 40,000 people, over the last decade UMA has been dedicated to the internationalization of its teaching and research and the mobility of its teachers and students.

The University In Numbers:

 Founded: 1972

Bachelor Students: 30,740

Master Students: 2,631

Majors & Double Majors: 68

Masters: 64

Doctorate Programs: 22

Professors: 2,363