The University of Oviedo offers students an extensive catalogue of undergraduate qualifications adapted to the European Higher Education Area, a renewed range of postgraduate courses and the possibility of starting out in the research of excellence through high-quality doctorates. In addition, it offers a varied range of university extension courses and specialist classes, language learning and a complete programme for the elderly.
The University of Oviedo teaches more than fifty degrees adapted to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and providing considerable theoretical and practical training. These are courses covering 240 ECTS credits (4 years), except for Medicine and Dentistry, which reach 360 and 300 credits, respectively.
More than 25,000 students are enrolled in the undergraduate and postgraduate degrees offered by the University of Oviedo.
The undergraduate degree programmes are complemented by the university masters on offer, covering all the areas of knowledge, with a clear international vocation and opening up new paths towards student's entry into the world of employment. Generally speaking, these qualifications have a minimum duration of 60 ECTS credits (a single academic year) and a maximum of 120 ECTS credits (two academic years).
The University of Oviedo offers modern, enterprising and competitive academic training with a major emphasis on scientific research, through its doctoral programmes, and the comprehensive development of its students. This institution offers the possibility of participating in national and international student mobility and exchange programmes and a wide variety of university extension courses, a summer school, foreign language courses, as well as a programme targeting those over 50 years of age (PUMUO).
The attention paid to international students, our mobility programmes, specialization, bilingual teaching and complementary support services for students have turned this academic institution in Asturias and its International Excellence Campus into one of the best centres at which to satisfy the aspirations of any student wishing to pursue higher education.
The quality of the teaching and the excellence of the research undertaken at the schools and departments of the University of Oviedo are completed by close attention to students from admission to graduation.