Universitat de Girona

  • 14500 Students
  • Public University
Girona, Spain
The University of Girona was formed in 1446 by Alphonse the Magnanimous. In that it was called Estudi General. Degrees were awarded in grammar, rhetoric, philosophy and theology, law and medicine. The classes officially began in 1572. It became a university in 1717. The university offered studies in Law and Pharmacy till 1874. The University College of Girona and the Polytechnic School were re-established in 1960. The University has three campuses in Montilivi, Barri Vell and City Centre. The University has collaboration with various universities and research centers. The capability of research in UDG is outstanding. There is more or less 100s research group. It has also a science and technology park.

About Universitat de Girona

The University of Girona is a public institution devoted to excellence in teaching and research and to participating in the progress and development of society through the creation, transmission, dissemination and criticism of knowledge related to the sciences, technology, the humanities, the social sciences and the arts.

The University of Girona, deeply rooted in Catalonia and Catalan culture, is one of the primary economic and cultural motors of the region. At the same time, it pursues a vocation of universality and openness to all traditions and cultures.The University, located in the city of Girona, is a part of the Catalan public university system.

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