Universitat Rovira I Virgili

country rank  38
world rank  1180

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Universitat Rovira I Virgili (Rovira i Virgili University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Tarragona (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Catalonia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tortosa, Vila-seca, Reus, El Vendrell. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universitat Rovira I Virgili (URV) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat Rovira I Virgili (URV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Rovira i Virgili University
Acronym URV
Founded 1991
Motto Sapientiae Liberi Libertati Sapientes
For wisdom free, for freedom wise
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address Avenida Catalunya, 35
Tarragona (population range: 50,000-249,999)
43002 Catalonia
T +34 977 558 000
F +34 977558197
Other locations Tortosa, Vila-seca, Reus, El Vendrell

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

EduListing Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Academic Management Service - Campus Catalunya - Av. Catalunya, 35
Tarragona 43002
+34 977 559512

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitat Rovira I Virgili's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • AQU Catalunya

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • International Network of Universities (INU)
  • International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP)
  • Red Española de Campus de Excelencia Internacional (REDCEI)
  • Red Iberoamericana de Universidades de Investigación (RIDUP)
  • Red Universitaria de Estudios de Postgrado y Educación Permanente (RUEPEP)
  • SGroup European Universities' Network (SGroup)

Academic Structure


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