Universidad de Leon

3.8 out of 5 (16 ratings / 15 reviews) León, Spain
Our main aim is to train professionals who can face up to the challenges of the competitive world we live in and who can take a hand in economic, social and cultural development.Leon is relatively young as a full university, but is heir to a long and prestigious academic tradition. We’re committed to quality in teaching, research and innovation. We strive to take full advantage of our accumulated knowledge so as to provide the society that finances the university with dynamic graduates ready to enter the world of work with every assurance of success, and with results in basic and applied research aimed basically at human development with regard to the environment and education in values.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)

About

History

  • Founded in 1979

Education

The University of Leon has forty different undergraduate degree programmes.

Research

The University undertakes research activities in most academic fields and areas of technology. In terms of the volume of research, pride of place goes to Life Sciences and to Biological and Health Studies.

Among other disciplines, stress should be laid on the research carried out in the fields of Food and Agriculture, Earth and Energy Sciences and Technology, and Industrial, Computer and Aerospace Engineering (Automation and Manufacturing, Cybernetics, Artificial Intelligence). The University also has a solid research record in various areas in the Humanities, Law and Socio-economic Studies.

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University Ranking

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Student Life

Campus life

  • Campus of Vegazana
  • Campus of Ponferrada

Student Reviews

Financial and actuarial economics
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

During my stay in León I learned to understand and apply the different economic models of our society, I understood the economy from a globalising point of view. I gained a global perspective on financial problems and their applications. During my period of almost two years in Italy, specifically in Genoa, I was able to develop my managerial and marketing skills. I had a...

Worth it
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The University of León is a public university based in the city of León, (Spain), and with an additional campus in Ponferrada. The germ of the university is found in 1843, when the Normal School of Teachers or Seminary of Teachers of Public Instruction was created and in the junior veterinary school, founded in 1852, laying the foundations of the future Leonese...

My experience at the university
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My study experience has been very good, but the degree I'm studying at this university doesn't have a lot of funding, so my practical lessons ave been really limited

León, Castile and León, Spain

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