The University of Cádiz

4.1 out of 5 (62 ratings / 59 reviews) Cadiz, Spain
The University of Cadiz, an institution that celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and which sets out for one of the most interesting projects from its creation -the European Universities seal- without setting aside its vocation for the American continent and its relations with the Mediterranean neighbours.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



With the constitution of its first Senate, the 30th of October 1979 marked the birth of the University of Cadiz (UCA), the culmination of a long process in the demand for a university institution that would recover the fruitful tradition of higher education studies initiated and developed with the support of maritime and commercial activities in modern and contemporary times for Cadiz.


List of research groups of the University of Cadiz by research area:

  • Agrifood (AGR)
  • Biology and Biotechnology (BIO)
  • Social, Economic and Legal Sciences (SEJ)
  • Health Sciences and Techniques (CTS)
  • Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (FQM)
  • Humanities (HUM)
  • Natural Resources and Environment (RNM)
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Production Technologies (TEP)

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Student Life

Campus life

The province of Cadiz is located in the south of the Iberian Peninsula and in the southwest of Andalusia, the southernmost peninsular region of Spain, separated by just 14 kilometres from the African continent by the Strait of Gibraltar. The history of the province of Cadiz is marked by the legacy of the diverse cultures that have passed through it: Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Arabs, etc.

The University of Cadiz is strongly linked to the region where it carries out its activities. That is why it is structured into 4 campuses with a total of 64 degrees.

  • Bay of Algeciras
  • Cadiz
  • Jerez
  • Puerto Real

Student Reviews

The Spanish educational system has to change
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

In my opinion, the problem is not with my university, i think that the problem is around the educational system that we have in Spain.

University of Cadiz
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My university offers a good environment for cooperation and study. It has good facilities and great professors. It is also located in a beautiful city, which has a very welcoming culture.

A great dormation in a privileged environment.
Carlos Chillarón rated 4 out of 5 stars

My experience at the University of Cádiz is really satisfactory. With a certainly demanding level, it has allowed me to acquire the necessary knowledge to function in the industrial sector. The faculty is very involved and the campus is in a privileged location.


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