UCAM - Catholic University of Murcia

4.4 out of 5 (16 reviews) Murcia, Spain
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.

About

Education

  • 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

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

Career

  • 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.

Services

Housing services

  • UCAM has teamed up with our housing partner, housinganywhere, which is available to all foreign students. This interactive database is updated regularly and displays vacant accommodation opportunities in and around Murcia. Moreover, students can fill in an online form stating the type of accommodation they are looking for. Upon submitting their search alert via the online form, a staff member of the International Office will get in touch to provide individual assistance.

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. In some cases, especially with regards to finding a job, the confirmation of an existing insurance is not only beneficial, but mandatory. 

Student Life

Campus life

Campus Life:

  • Canteen
  • Study Rooms
  • Newspapers Room
  • Library
  • Popular Tv
  • Assembly Hall

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.

Located in La Noria Shopping Center, UCAM Sports Center offers you 3,000 square feet facilities. Get fit in our fitness room, possibly the largest in the region of Murcia, with the highest level technology Technogym. Enjoy our activities for: Biking, Body Pump, Body Combat, Pilates, Dance, Flex, GAP, Flamenco, Step and Hapkido.

We have qualified instructors in the degree of Science in Physical Education and Sport, which will give you a plan tailored to your needs. 

Accreditation

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

UCAM - Catholic University of Murcia
El Salvador - UCA university
rated 5 out of 5 stars
Laboratories and pensum (programs) can be improved, there have been modifications which reduced the amount of subjects from 50 to 44. Not many students choose Electrical Engineering, so we were a really close small group of students who tried their best to fulfill and learn what we love.
UCAM - Catholic University of Murcia
El Salvador - UCA university
rated 5 out of 5 stars
Laboratories and pensum (programs) can be improved, there have been modifications which reduced the amount of subjects from 50 to 44. Not many students choose Electrical Engineering, so we were a really close small group of students who tried their best to fulfill and learn what we love.
UCAM - Catholic University of Murcia
For me this is not "University", it seems more like a "Schoo...
rated 3.5 out of 5 stars
For me this is not "University", it seems more like a "School". Your have many present clases at University, you have homework, and they are very strict, : you have to sign in every course for attendence, you have to attend practical courses 100% if not you fail the whole course. The professors at UCAM are interested in their subjects and good at teaching. If you come from Germany you will reco...