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Catholic University of Murcia

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About the University 🏫

Universidad Católica De Murcia (UCAM), is among the most international campuses in Spain, where 10% of the 15,000 students are international.

All subjects are taught in English, providing the ultimate essence of a study abroad, since the classroom consists of a mix of local and international students. In addition, the quality and focus on the students is at the top, among other things by the fact that the classroom consists of smaller classes, so you get the best out of the teaching every time. Additionally, there are modern facilities and labs available which is one of the coolest features of UCAM.

The Community of 15.000 students is out of the ordinary. With UCAM's sporting events, it's weekly exciting to join the atmosphere you usually only see on film. It's no coincidence, because UCAM is famous for their incredibly high standard of sports, where the university's basketball team actually plays professionally.

UCAM also has a huge variety of organizations and student clubs that give you the opportunity to cultivate common interests with students. It gives you the best circumstances, to make new friends in Spain and from all over the world.

Campus building, is a beautiful sight reminiscent of a historic castle radiating beneath Murcia's Spanish sunny skies.

About the city 🌇

Under Valencia and east of Andalusia you will find the charming and splendid region of Murcia on Spain's southeastern coastline 'Costa Calida'. Here the sun shines all year round and the region is a top destination for outdoor people due to the well-known hiking and cycling trails. Furthermore, the city feels ancient with its exciting history as well as culturally rich towns, located picturesquely in the mountainous landscape and along the warm coast.

Murcia can entice with its long coastline and scenic hinterland, where there is room for a lot of activities no matter what you are into in terms of outdoor activities. Along the coast, only the imagination sets the limits of activity opportunities. In addition to exploring the many caves and bays, you can of course settle into the sand and jump in the waves. It also provides kite flying, canoeing and kayaking, and rafting in the region's rivers. If you want to explore the bottom of the ocean, don't hold back in Murcia. The sea around the region is one of the most beautiful in Spain and dive tours are found here plenty of. Up on land, you can go hiking in the mountains in the idyllic surroundings or maybe even go paragliding and enjoy the scenery from the top.

The joy of life in the region is quite unique and locals party at every opportunity. After your classes during the spring, you may be lucky enough to attend the festival 'Bando de la Huerta', where thousands of locals and guests wander around the city dressed in traditional robes. In addition, local food is served in stalls around the city streets. The Easter festival stands out especially among the city's many traditional 'fiestas'.

The gastronomy in Murcia is based on flavorful fruits and vegetables that are typically cooked together with meat in saucepans. Of course, the region's long coast also means that freshly caught seafood is widely spread on the culinary scene in Murcia. Followed by delicious food, you can choose from a variety of locally grown wines from areas such as Bullas, Yecla and Jumilla.

Housing 🏡

Universidad Católica De Murcia has created their own database of housing for international students.

University staff are always on hand to give you access to the database and explain how it all works in case you need help during your search.

housing@ucam.edu

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What the students say

"Those who come to Murcia fall in love with UCAM, so if you are afraid of falling in love, don’t take this step" - Giovanni U.

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