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Location: Seville, Spain

City Population: 703,021

University Population: 10,858

Climate: Seville has a subtropical climate, or more precisely, a hot-summer Mediterranean climate

Nearest Airport: Seville Airport

Website: https://www.upo.es/portal/impe/web/portada


Pablo de Olavide University (UPO) was founded in 1997, making it one of the newest public universities in Spain. UPO has over 10,000 students and has grown substantially since its inception.

The university is named after the Spanish-Peruvia politician Pablo de Olavide who contributed notably to planning the city of Seville.

Being a relatively young university, UPO was planned as a North America-style campus with dedicated academic and residential space. Its 354-acres spreas out southeast of Seville over the municipalities of Dos Hermanas, Alcalá de Guadaíra and Seville. Its facilities are modern, including campus-wide Wifi and Internet access, computer, television, video and audio centres, an open access library, sports facilties and science laboratories.

It has numerous sports facilties, lawns, gyms and a huge library. The university also boasts a student union building and offers transportation to the city centre by bus or metro.