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 (ULe) is an active public HEI with two campuses located in the cities of León and Ponferrada. ULE serves 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 offers a full range of undergraduate, master’s and postgraduate degrees adapted to the European Higher Education Area in all branches of knowledge, organized in 10 different schools: Engineering, Economics, Education, Languages and Philosophy, Veterinary, Biology, Law, Health Sciences, Mining Engineering and Agricultural Engineering. 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. In 2023 It has a budget of 128 million Euro. ULE started institutional international exchange programs in 1987 and today sends 440 students to EU destinations and 120 to non-EU institutions and receives an average of 500 foreign students.

ULe complements its teaching and research activities with a wide variety of training workshops, university extension courses, cultural and sporting activities, boosting business creation, supporting innovation, international cooperation and exchange, working with both young and older people… all of this with the aim of becoming an integral part of our community.

ULe has strong links with institutions and companies with more than 2,400 agreements and collaboration frameworks and has signed bilateral exchange agreements with prestigious Universities from more than 40 countries.