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UCAM - Catholic University of Murcia

4.2 out of 5 (14 ratings / 7 reviews) Murcia, Spain
Strategically located in Murcia, Spain, with a Campus of more than 16,000 students and around 1,000 professors, we are expanding worldwide to make one of our main objectives a reality: to promote a high-quality university education, with a representative presence in all continents. UCAM has a friendly and international environment in a wonderful Mediterranean framework.



UCAM Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia is a private university founded in 1996 with a clear mission: to provide students with the knowledge and skills to serve society, to contribute to the further expansion of human knowledge through research and development, and to participate in the Evangelical mission of the Catholic Church in the areas of education and culture.


  • The University also offers more than thirty official Master Degrees and Doctoral Studies. Currently, the implementation process of the undergraduate degrees is effective; eight degrees are in the process with favorable results. This is the result of the work, effort, and responsibility of our highly qualified professors, specialized in both academic and research tasks. This is attested by the high number of Doctors and the wide range of research lines. 


Research areas:

  • Science of Physical Activity and Sports
  • communication Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Human and Religious Sciences
  • Polytechnic Sciences
  • Social, Legal and Business Sciences
  • Food and Nutrition Technology
  • Nursing
  • Languages


  • The Catholic University San Antonio puts significant effort into increasing the employability of recent graduates. Currently, the percentage of students finding a job after graduation lies at 86% in total.

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Housing services

  • UCAM has created a housing database, available to all international students, as well as members of the educational community, to facilitate their search for housing. 
  • International Admissions Staff will assist you to find the right accommodation to suit your needs.
  • You can see all active housing offers and requests and it will present the best options according to your criteria

Library services

  • The mission of the Library of the UCAM is to facilitate access and dissemination of the information resources and documentation in printed or electronic support, by providing its users with the bibliographic information necessary for the researcher.
  • Through the website of UCAM Library you can access all the information needed for this service.

ICT services

  • The Mac room is equipped with 30 Macs, the best equipment for graphic design, layout, editing and video performance. 
  • This space is also used to teach courses on developing applications for IOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPodTouch). 
  • The Apple room was a bet from UCAM to provide our students with the best equipment, so they can receive high quality training. 

Medical services

  • As part of being duly enrolled at UCAM, students are automatically insured while on campus and engaging in study-related activities. 
  • All Non-EU Citizens are strongly encouraged to obtain private health insurance valid for the duration of their stay in Europe. 

Student Life

Campus life

UCAM has a special environment both culturally and historically. Its main campus is located around the XVIII century Jerónimos Monastery (National Monument) where infrastructures, labs, and research rooms provide UCAM’s students with excellent facilities to combine theoretical knowledge with practical implementation.

Sports facilities

UCAM Sports Center is the first gym directly managed by the Sports Activities Service of San Antonio Catholic University of Murcia. With these facilities, the UCAM increases and strengthens its ongoing commitment to the sport since its inception.

UCAM is known as the University of Sports. It is the only European university with a professional basketball team in the first national league (ACB League Spain). Furthermore, UCAM competes on a professional level with 20 comparable teams.


UCAM is accredited by ANECA (National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain) as well as by the Ministry of Education with regards to 17 of its undergraduate degrees. 

Student Reviews

I want to work more
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I made a Traineeship at the university of Murcia, helping a professor during his classes. I really liked the way in which lessons in Spain are planned and developed. I would like to have worked more, since I only worked few hours.

Schooling Abroad
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

First of all, it's my first international travel so I was, still am though, excited about it. UCAM, honestly is a nice school to study. I particularly love the way the admissions team is structured, and those guys there are always willing to help you, I mean always, and that's pretty cool. Plus the classrooms isn't crowded, which makes it possible for everyone's opinion to...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

While I am currently enrolled in this University, my program will begin on October 30, 2017 so I have yet to experience education in this institution.

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