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Universidad Católica de Murcia

UCAM is a private Catholic university with 20 years of history and more than 16,000 students, offering 33 prominent European official Bachelor’s, 45 Master’s and 66 doctorate lines of research amongst other prestigious titles.

Our teaching method is centered on personalized attention with a reduced number of students per class and a personal tutor for each student. UCAM also offers a modern system of distance learning.

UCAM is located at the Jerónimos Monastery, which encompasses modern infrastructure and professionally equipped scientific laboratories of the highest quality. Everything is geared towards the benefit of our students who are our core concern. On an international level, UCAM has over 400 renowned international strategic partners.

UCAM sponsors and takes part on the directive board of 21 official teams. It is the only European university with a professional basketball team in the first division of the national league (Liga ACB España). UCAM stands out in college sports, with more than 800 college athletes and, amongst them, 58 Olympic participants.

UCAM is a Catholic university loyal to its roots through its commitment to being on the front-line of the transmission of faith through education and inculcation of Catholic values of the “New Evangelization” as called for by Pope John Paul II.

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Why choose for UCAM?

Top-Ranked Education 

UCAM is ranked in the Top 10 in EU for the Quality of Education. 

THE Europe Teaching Rankings, it includes the Catholic University of Murcia among the 200 best universities in Europe, and the 10 who have received the best rating from their students.

UCAM reached the top score in Interaction, Collaborating Learning, Recommendation, Learn About work, those four items based on 125.000 interviews to students from 18 European countries.

Top-ranked courses: 
1st in Europe:
-Computer Science Engineering 
2nd in Spain & 1ste in Europe:
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Open and Global

UCAM has a strong international focus, enabling students to develop a global perspective throughout their studies.

The University has joint programs, partnerships and exchange agreements with more than 400 universities around the world, including Stanford (USA), the University of Berkeley (USA), the National University of Singapore – NUS (Singapore), Nanyang Technological University – NTU (Singapore), the University of Copenhagen (Denmark), the University of Leuven (Belgium), the Università degli Studi di Bologna (Italy), the University of Chile (Chile), the Monterrey

The University of Sports

Welcome to the University of Sports in Spain.

Following the Anglo-Saxon university model, sport is part of UCAM’s DNA. Moreover, the Institution was hailed as the winner of Spain’s University Championships for the sixth consecutive year, with 121 medals (73 gold). UCAM’s best athletes include Olympic medallists such as Mireia Belmonte, Carolina Marín, Ruth Beitia or David Cal, and World Cup champions such as Miguel Ángel López, Javier Fernández or Mario Mola.

The 21 federated teams sponsored and managed by UCAM include UCAM Murcia CB, a professional basketball team competing in the ACB Liga Endesa. The heat of the university’s sports facilities is UCAM’s Sports Center, an high- tech gym accessible to both university students and local community.

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