Polytechnic University of Cartagena

4.3 out of 5 (15 ratings / 9 reviews) Cartagena, Spain
Since its early beginnings, the UPCT has signed different types of cooperation agreements with 178 European universities.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (3)
Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT) was founded in 1998, although the Schools of Engineering and Business Science are over 100 years old.


The UPCT offers a mixture of tradition and modernity that gives the university a dynamic and innovative spirit.

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Housing services

Located close to the campus you will find two different dormitories.

The monthly price of a room in one of our dormitories is about 500€. The access to our canteen and other facilities is already included in that price. For more information: 

Apart from that, you also have the possibility to rent a room in a shared apartment for about 140-200€ per month.

Be aware that additional costs for electricity, water etc. could be added.

Library services

The UPCT comprises a well-stocked library measuring approximately 3600 qm², with 665 places to study.

At our library you will find three fully equipped computer rooms, where most of the practical classes and the preparation of final projects take place. 

Student Life

Sports facilities

Our students have the opportunity to participate in various sports activities, such as:

  • Aerobics.
  • Badminton.
  • Basketball.
  • Handball.
  • Diving.
  • Indoor Cycling.
  • Dancing.
  • Self-defence classes.
  • Fitness.
  • Soccer.
  • Golf.
  • Equestrian sport.
  • Kayak.
  • Boat navigation certificate.
  • Pilates.
  • Rowing.
  • Thai Chi.
  • Tennis.
  • Sailing.
  • Yoga.

Student Reviews

Paula García Cascales rated 4 out of 5 stars

Demanding university, depending on the degree you choose you may have a different opinion of the university. In the degree in mineral resources and energy engineering, most of the professors are very attentive and available for any questions.

Good people-focused technical university
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My university applies practice in the field, and ensures that students are in a small group of students, so that the student more easily acquires new knowledge. The university has activities and courses that you can develop to continue training or develop in other more personal areas. It has a high employability rate in recent graduates. Collaborate with companies to do...

Buena Universidad
Provided by U-Multirank rated 5 out of 5 stars

En general la universidad está bien. Podría poner más facilidades para las personas que estudian a tiempo parcial (trabajando a la vez). En general, satisfecho.

Cartagena, Murcia, Spain


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