Universidad de Salamanca

country rank  14
world rank  424

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University Overview

Established in 1218, Universidad de Salamanca (University of Salamanca) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Salamanca (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Castile and Leon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Zamora, Ávila, Bejar, Villamayor. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad de Salamanca (USAL) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Salamanca (USAL) 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 802 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Salamanca
Acronym USAL
Founded 1218 Origins date back to 1130
Motto Quod Natura Non Dat, Salmantica non praestat
What nature does not provide, Salamanca does not add
Colours Dark red

University Location

Address Edificio Rectorado, Patio de Escuelas, s/n
Salamanca (population range: 50,000-249,999)
37008 Castile and Leon
T +34 923294411
F +34 923294494
Other locations Zamora, Ávila, Bejar, Villamayor

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Casa del Bedel. Cardenal Plá y Deniel, 22. Planta baja.
Salamanca 37008
+34 923 294 648

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Salamanca's Library
Housing Yes
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


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020