University of Jaén

The University of Jaén (UJA) is in the Top 50 of the best young universities in the world according to THE ( Times Higher Education ). This ranking analyzes aspects such as teaching, research work, the international projection of the university or the integration of the industry. It places the UJA among the 12 best Spanish universities in the ranking.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)



In May 1992, the Jaén University Campus Technical & Academic Committee was created, paving the way for the University of Jaén (UJA) to be officially founded on 1 July 1993 under Law 5/1993 from the Andalusian Parliament. A management committee, created on 7 September 1993, was responsible for building the University of Jaén from the bottom up. 


Academic offer: 96 Degrees in the areas of Humanities, Education, Experimental Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Law, Social Work and Engineering. Multi-language courses are designed in all the above areas for international students and the following degrees are taught entirely in English:

  • Master’s in Telecommunications Engineering
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Student services

This institution has a long tradition of international exchange: more than 1,000 partner institutions in more than 60 countries of Europe, America, Asia and Oceania (over 1,000 incoming and 650 outcoming). 

Moreover, around 200 international students are studying a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate program in UJA. From 2016, UJA offers scholarships for excellent international students who wish to study a Bachelor or Master Degree at this University. 

These scholarships cover up to 100% of the tuition fees for the whole degree besides a grant of €2,200 (BA Degree)/ €3,000 (MA Degree) per year and candidate.

Student Reviews

Small but appreciative University.
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

This is a considerably small university, so there are very few students and the attention the professors provide is more personal and can easily adapt to every student's special needs. On the other hand, the resources available aren't bad, but a little old in some areas.

Advanced and interested
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

In this University you can join whatever kind of activity you preferer, all teachers are availables for students and the University environment is very advanced with a lot of international students.

A challenging path
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I really like the infrastructure and the labs of the university and I think that the evaluation system should be reformed to consider an increment of time to do the exams and to avoid that the examination schedule have two exams at the same day. My overall study experience has been pretty challenging and it pushes me to grow in different levels. I have been through so many...

Jaén, Andalusia, Spain

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