University of Zaragoza

University Information, Campus and History
(Zaragoza, Spain)

The University of Zaragoza (Universidad de Zaragoza) is a public university located in Aragon in Zaragoza, Spain. It is comprised of three campuses corresponding to the three regions of the Autonomous Community of Aragon. The university is bordered by the Iberian and the Pyrenees mountain ranges.

The university was founded in 1542, and it originated from old Ecclesiastical schools created in the seventh century. One of these schools is the ancient School of Zaragoza with Bishop Braulio as its patron. Bishop Braulio eventually became the first patron of the University of Zaragoza. In the Renaissance period in 16th century, the university was recognized as a well-established institution that focused on art, literature, and science. It was Felipe III, an alumnus of the university, who confirmed the status and granted the recognition of the university.

The University of Zaragoza is a popular university among students of different cultures and races. It is a cultural university that offers a number of different courses ranging from Arts to Literature, and Sciences to Engineering. Today, it has 38,000 students enrolled in its 10 faculties and more than 50 departments.

The 10 faculties of the University of Zaragoza are:
  • Sciences

  • Sciences of the Health and of the Sport
  • economics and Business
  • Human Sciences and of the Education of Huesca
  • Human and Social Sciences
  • Right
  • Philosophy and Letters
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary
  • Education


The University of Zaragoza hosts a number of state-of-the-art facilities for the students' academic and personal development.

The university library, known as the Biblioteca Hypatia de Alejandría, offers comfortable study rooms, book loans, up-to-date scientific journals, and an online database system.

Most of the classrooms in the university are equipped with computer facilities with Internet access that can be used for academic or personal use. All university students are allowed to use the computers as long as they utilise them according to the rules.

The university offers modern sports facilities including those for tai-chi, modern dance, rafting and skiing. The university helps the students meet their physical training demands to prepare and join any of the university's sports teams.

The International Relations of the University of Zaragoza coordinates and collaborates with foreign students regarding their international studies at the university. It is also the central unit that establishes the relationship between the university and other foreign institutions of teaching and research.

Contact University of Zaragoza:
Address: University of Zaragoza, Pedro Cerbuna 12, Zaragoza, 50009, Aragon, Spain
Tel: +34 976 761000
Fax: +34 976 761 003
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University of Zaragoza International Relations tel enquiries: +34 976 761016

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