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Located in Alcalá de Henares, 35km from Madrid, the University of Alcalá offers degrees in five different faculties; Arts and Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, Sciences, Health Sciences, and Engineering and Architecture. Its approximately 20,000 undergraduate students are spread across its three campuses: Historical Campus, the Science and Technology Campus and Guadalajara Campus. The university is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Location: Alcalá de Henares
City Population: 203,924
University Population: 22,836
Climate: The climate in this city of central Spain is the continentalised Mediterranean, with cold, dry winters and hot, dry summers.
Nearest airport: Madrid-Barajas Airport
Website: www.uah.es


Why choose the University of Alcalá de Henares?

  1. The most attractive Spanish university for international students according to QS World University Rankings
  2. This campus is located in the centre of the city of Alcalá de Henares. Its restored buildings date back to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
  3. Some of the greatest names in Spanish history and culture have passed through the university’s classrooms