Universidad de Málaga

country rank  21
world rank  635

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University Overview

Founded in 1972, Universidad de Málaga (University of Málaga) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Málaga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Andalucia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad de Málaga (UMA) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Málaga (UMA) 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 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Málaga
Acronym UMA
Founded 1972
Motto Universitas Malacitana
Colours Ultramarine and silver

University Location

Address Avenida Cervantes, 2
Málaga (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
29071 Andalucia
T +34 952 13 10 00
F +34 952132680

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Vicerrectorado de Relaciones Internacionales: Aulario Rosa Gálvez nº 5
Málaga 29010
+34 952131111

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Málaga's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020