Why choose A-4U universities?

  • A-4U universities, the only universities from Spain, are included in 2013 QS Top 50 Under 50, ranking, a classification of the top 50 universities around the world that were founded less than 50 years ago.
  • A-4U universities rank among the highest performing research institutions in Spain based on the analysis of citation data (Web of Science).
  • We represent 20% of the total Spanish universities’ participation in the EU Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development.
  • Our universities have received the prestigious National Research Prize for breakthrough advances in human knowledge.
  • We are located on campuses with all necessary facilities and a vibrant student life. These infrastructures encompass different academic, cultural and social activities, and have earned the title of Campus of International Excellence.
  • We have several Research Parks, spearheading the transfer of knowledge and technology from university to businesses.
  • A large number of Spanish spin-off companies are generated by the A-4U group.
  • We offer a wide range of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes taught in Spanish and/or English. We offer Spanish language classes, and guarantee students an unforgettable experience in the two most cosmopolitan cities of Spain.
  • All programmes are adapted to the European Higher Education Area, ensuring credit transfer and mutual recognition of student’s studies within the European Union.
  • Knowledge of the Spanish language are a gateway to the huge Spanish-speaking global market. Spanish is the 2nd most spoken language in the world after Chinese, and one of the 6 official languages of the United Nations
  • Scholarships are available for international students..
  • Spain is part of the Schengen Visa Agreement, making other European countries easily accessible for leisure and travel.
  • A-4U universities are in for high quality students and will deliver high quality education with good work perspectives.

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