Universidade de Vigo

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NN-coordinatorEva Garea Oya
International OfficeUniversidad de Vigo. Campus Universitarios. Edificio Miralles. 36310 Vigo. Spain
Erasmus CodeE VIGO01
Erasmus Charta29447-LA-1-2014-1-ES-E4AKA1-ECHE

The Universidade de Vigo is a young public academic institution officially founded in 1990 that has managed to consolidate itself in time as a reference of modernity and innovation in Galicia. It has three main objectives: to provide higher education services with high quality rates and oriented to promote work placements among its students, giving priority to internationalization; to promote a basic and applied research through competitive research groups at an international level; and to transfer its knowledge and scientific advances to the society in order to foster an intelligent, sustainable and integrating growth of all its surrounding territory.

The Universidade de Vigo is organized in three Campuses, placed in three different cities, Vigo, Pontevedra and Ourense- all of them in the South of Galicia, Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. On the Shanghai Ranking it was on the top 500, ranking between the 400th and 500th.
Its internationalization aim makes the Universidade de Vigo the Galician university offering more student exchanges, and receiving and sending the greatest number of students with Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus, ISEP (USA) and bilateral programs with third country institutions. Courses regarding the European Integration process at the UVIGO are present at all educative levels of the institution, thanks to the support over the years of the different Government teams and its professors, with 17 Jean Monnet actions, including one Jean Monnet Chair, one Ad Personam Jean Monnet Chair and one Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, whose aim is to train staff specialized in territorial cooperation, to contribute to the European construction through territorial cohesion and to spread the history of the European construction.

The general objectives of the Universidade de Vigo concerning the internationalization are to promote the exchange of professors, researchers, students and administrative staff and to prepare them for the global labour market; to gain recognition in the international education market, establishing strategic partnerships, and internationalizing the teaching and research, and to promote innovative international projects within a framework of multilateral and cross-border cooperation and to attract and retain the best. The Uvigo has participated in the last 15 years in more than 70 EU education funded projects.

Universidad de León

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NN-coordinatorRafael de Paz Urueña
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Erasmus CodeE LEON01
Erasmus PIC Code999453372

Brief description

The Universidad de Léon is a young and active public HEI whith an interest towards international education since its beginnings in 1979. The two campuses at the cities of León and Ponferrada  in the center of the northwest quadrant of the Iberian Peninsula serve a population of 12.000 students in a varied menu of 38 undergraduate degrees, 30 graduate degrees and 14 doctoral programs offered by 26 Departments in 13 Faculties and 125 research groups. It is assisted with 9 Research Institutes and 2 Technological Centres. 820 teaching staff members, 80% of them with a Doctoral degree. 535 administrative staff. It has a yearly budget of 88 million Euro. With a strong and centralized international office since 1989, it gathers a high potential to organize and manage important transnational projects.

For more information please link to www.studyinleon.es


University of Oviedo

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NN-coordinatorCristina López Duarte (facjov.movilidad@uniovi.es)
International OfficeJovellanos Faculty of Commerce, Tourism and Social Sciences
Laboral – Ciudad de la Cultura
Luis Moya Blanco 261
33203 Gijón
Tel.: +34 985 18 21 62
Fax: +34 985 18 21 61
Erasmus CodeE OVIEDO01
Erasmus Charta29551

Brief description

The University of Oviedo is one of the oldest in Spain. It has existed for more than four centuries.
Currently, more than 25.000 students attend the University of Oviedo. The prestige of the University is recognised and rests on its teaching and research in various fields: Humanities, Social and Legal Sciences, Experimental Sciences, Medicine and Technology.

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