Why Should You Choose Us?
The University of Oviedo is an excellent destination for students and researchers. Throughout its more than four centuries of history, it has situated itself as a reference academic institution in different disciplines and has stood out for providing high quality teaching and conducting cutting-edge research. Since 2009, it bears the seal of Campus of International Excellence.
Its solid academic offer attracts more than a thousand international students and researchers each year who strengthen our institution's links with the most prestigious research institutes in the world. The University of Oviedo is one of the driving forces of economic, social and cultural progress in Asturian society, a region that has one of the highest levels of quality of life in all of Spain.
This academic offer is increased by several programs made specifically for foreign students and for the Spanish ones which want to have a quality international education. This offer includes Bilingual Degrees (including subjects in Spanish and English), International Masters, Erasmus Mundus Masters and Double Degrees (Business Administration and Management with Law, Physics with Mathematics, and Civil Engineering with Mining and Energy Resources Management). We have also a wide academic offer with a number of subjects taught in English for both undergraduate and master degree.
"Throughout its more than four centuries of history, The University of Oviedo has stood out for providing high quality teaching and conducting cutting-edge research".
Apart from the academic offer, the University of Oviedo has several services as complements. One of these services is the University Extension, where the student will be able to take part in courses and debates within a huge variety of topics. In this way, we want to highlight the role played by the Casa de las Lenguas, which offers a dozen languages courses at a competitive price; including different levels of Spanish for Foreigners. The University also offers Sports Facilities, which allow the students to practice all kind of sports easily: football, basketball, swimming or hiking are part of the sports offer.
In order to help the international students, the University of Oviedo has an accommodation service; thanks to it you will find specific help when looking for a place to live. One of the modalities of accommodation is based on staying with a local family, which make the direct integration in the Spanish and Asturian culture much easier and promotes a better learning of the Spanish language.
"The University of Oviedo offers an accommodation service with local families, which allows a better integration in the local culture and an easier learning of the language"
Asturias offers the visitor a privileged enclave in which to live, with tremendous historical, cultural and natural heritage. The region is considered one of the safest in the country and is able to strike that exceptional balance between urban life and the spectacular natural landscapes the cover its entire territory.
Asturian people are open and friendly, the conveniences of everyday life include short distances to get from one place to another, a wide catalogue of quality public services, as well as an intense offering of leisure and cultural activities to suit all tastes.