About Universidad Catolica De Murcia (UCAM), Spain

Universidad Católica De Murcia (UCAM) is a university par excellence based out of Murcia, Spain. Established in 1996, UCAM has an active student base of 17,0000 learners and an academic staff of more than 1000. The university is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Spain and National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain (ANECA). UCAM is a member of The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), Universia and European University association (EUA). It has a strategic partnership network with more than 280 universities including UC Berkeley, Stanford, Università di Bologna, National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University. UCAM centres in Cuba, Jakarta, Singapore, and Brussels work together to further develop the university’s international strategy.

UCAM is strongly linked to the business world through study plans responsive to market exigencies, obligatory internships in public and private institutions and enterprises as part of every undergraduate and Master's degree, as well as research programs in collaboration with large regional, national and multinational companies. The university has corporate strategic partnership with industry leaders like Coca Cola, DANONE, Vodafone and Siemens including Microsoft, and SAP.

UCAM is also known as the University of Sports. It is the only European university with a professional basketball team in the first national league (ACB League Spain) and counts more than 80 Olympiads as its alumni.

UCAM is accredited by ANECA (National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain) as well as by the Ministry of Education, Spain with regards to 17 of its undergraduate degrees.

UCAM is a member of The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), Universia and European University Association (EUA).

Rankings

The Europe Teaching Rankings is published by Times Higher Education (THE), which is one of the three most important ranking organisations of the world, together with the QS and the Shanghai ranking. UCAM is ranked among the 200 best universities in Europe and the 10 best valued by its students by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. UCAM has obtained the tenth place in four large areas of study, which assesses the satisfaction of the services provided, the quality of teaching and the general assessment of the institution by the student. In the list, the Spanish university education stands out as the second best assessed one, behind the UK, with 14 universities among the first 100 positions.