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 Universidad de Alcala

Universidad de Alcala

The University of Alcala is a public institution located within Alcala de Henares, a city located 35km (22 miles) northeast of Madrid in Spain and the third-largest city in the region. It was established in 1293 as an StudiumGenerale for the general public and was established in 1977. It is the University of Alcala is especially known in the world of Spanish for its annual awarding of the revered Cervantes Prize. The university has a current enrollment of 28,336 students, 17252 of whom are in the process of completing undergraduate degrees, which is taught by an faculty consisting of 2,608 lecturers, professors and researchers from 24 departments. Administrative tasks are performed in the department of Administration and Services, comprising about 800 individuals.

Research

  • The principal areas of research include Hispanics living in USA and bilingual education as well as North American culture and society.
  • The sum that is EUR 150,000 is allocated every year to educate researchers as well as disseminate results of research.
  • Publications in the Tribunanorteamericana (current in the USA) and Camino Real (Hispanic in the USA) journals.
  • It encourages research through subsidizing the publication of academic papers.
  • It holds international conferences and seminars.

Undergraduate Studies

The University of Alcala offers degrees in five fields of knowledge: Arts and Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, Sciences, Health Sciences, and Engineering and Architecture. Its roughly 20000 student body is spread over three campuses:

Health Sciences

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Biology
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Guadalajara
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
  • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences
  • Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy

Architecture & Engineering

  • Bachelor's Degree in Basics of Architecture and Town Planning
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications Electronic Engineering (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Engineering
  • Master's Degrees from the field of Electronics and Industrial Automation Engineering (Partially bilingual English and Spanish)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunication Systems Engineering (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunication Technologies Engineering (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Telematics Engineering (Bilingual Spanish-English)

Law & Social Sciences

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Finance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Audiovisual Communication
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management. Guadalajara
  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics
  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics and International Business
  • Bachelor's Degree in Infant Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Infant Education. Cardenal Cisneros Associated School
  • Bachelor's Degree in Infant Education. Cardenal Cisneros Associated School (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law and Business Administration and Management
  • Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education. Cardenal Cisneros Associated School
  • Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education. Cardenal Cisneros Associated School (Bilingual Spanish-English)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Education. Cardenal Cisneros Associated School
  • Bachelor's Degree in Tourism
  • Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Business Administration and Management

Sciences

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences

Campuses

The University of Alcala has three campuses:

  • The historic campus is located in the city's center

The campus is home to among other things, the structures that were previously employed by Universidad Complutense de Madrid when it was part of known as the Universidad de Alcala. It is home to the principal administration building, the Faculties of Philosophy and Arts as well as the Law School, Economics and Business, and Documentation as well as the Technical School of Architecture and Geodesy. In the historic campus is Alcalingua (the University's Spanish university with a Spanish language program) as well as the Benjamin Franklin North American Studies University Research Institute and the Research Institute of Economic and Social Analysis and the Police Sciences University Research Institute The Postgraduate School, the Institute of Educational Sciences The Cisneros International Center of Historical Research The Cervantes Research Center, the Foreign Languages Center, the Institute of Business Organization and Management as well as The International Financial Training Center Foundation and the General Foundation of the university.

  • The Science and Technology Campus

This campus houses the faculties of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine Nursing, Physiotherapy and Nursing along with the School of Computer Engineering and the Polytechnic School. The residence halls for students (the University Residential City and the Giner de los Rios University Residence) are also on this campus, as with sporting facilities as well as The Botanical Garden, Computer Services various research centers along with Science and Technology Park. Science and Technology Park.

  • Guadalajara Campus

The "Multidepartamental" building is home to the Faculties of Tourism and Nursing and also they house the Schools of Business Studies and Architecture. Its Faculty of Education offers degrees in Audiovisual Communication as well as Modern Languages and Translation (the latter of which is also taught on the historic campus in Alcala).

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