University of Cadiz: Statistics



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#957 of 14,131 In the World
#369 of 2,785 In Europe
#35 of 75 In Spain
#346 of 1,145 For Sports / Exercise science
Top50% For 139 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate81%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachiller) and pre-university examination (selectividad), or entrance examination for students over 25 yrs
Academic CalendarOctober to June

We've calculated the 81% acceptance rate for University of Cadiz based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Cadiz is a world-class research university with 20,089 scientific papers published and 293,170 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Philosophy, Computer Science, Organic Chemistry, and Medicine.


University of Cadiz majors

by publication & citation count

10,737 / 219,730
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
10,573 / 105,396
Environmental Science
9,303 / 174,433
8,926 / 196,581
8,503 / 155,448
7,747 / 139,129
6,527 / 36,675
Computer Science
5,890 / 91,407
Organic Chemistry
5,564 / 135,481
5,407 / 95,089
5,350 / 108,527
Quantum and Particle physics
5,287 / 91,456
5,029 / 117,249
4,954 / 120,393
Geography and Cartography
4,833 / 73,343
Materials Science
4,233 / 84,553
Political Science
4,211 / 36,898
3,640 / 76,340
3,526 / 55,516
3,298 / 54,729
3,262 / 65,892
2,977 / 43,365
2,934 / 35,255
2,777 / 38,578
2,721 / 42,368
2,712 / 48,107
2,620 / 35,111
2,500 / 60,008
Metallurgical Engineering
2,345 / 52,924
2,294 / 37,568
Optical Engineering
2,263 / 38,160
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,207 / 30,749
2,108 / 47,400
Chemical Engineering
1,838 / 40,620
1,763 / 26,863
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
1,585 / 40,798
1,566 / 31,331
Art & Design
1,546 / 20,319
1,525 / 29,304
Mechanical Engineering
1,490 / 19,304

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 54 146
1992 85 177
1993 75 269
1994 100 294
1995 80 309
1996 120 404
1997 153 560
1998 159 629
1999 191 892
2000 204 936
2001 208 1196
2002 237 1460
2003 283 1682
2004 313 2185
2005 331 2623
2006 388 3412
2007 391 4277
2008 421 4775
2009 513 5712
2010 546 6535
2011 576 7719
2012 651 8785
2013 703 10339
2014 824 11412
2015 866 12584
2016 931 13838
2017 1059 14872
2018 1264 17353
2019 1408 20923
2020 1612 26557
2021 1698 32210
2022 1628 35482
2023 1547 36403
Academic rankings


The tuition table for University of Cadiz gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Annual Tuition (EUR)
Bachelor's Degree 760
Master's Degree 1,510
Doctoral Degree 2,780

The University of Cadiz has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Cadiz.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Título de Graduado Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marine Transport, Mathematics, Medicine, Nautical Science, Social Work, Tourism
Máster Universitario Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Engineering, Health Sciences, History, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marine Transport, Psychology, Social Sciences
Doctor Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Medicine, Surgery

Notable alumni

  1. Teresa Rodríguez

    Teresa Rodríguez
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1981-.. (age 43)
    trade unionisthigh school teacherpolitician

    María Teresa Rodríguez-Rubio Vázquez is a Spanish politician. Active in United Left in her youth within the platform Espacio Alternativo, in 2008 the organization split from IU. She then participated in the creation of Izquierda Anticapitalista, later renamed as Anticapitalistas. She was a Member of the European Parliament representing Podemos from 2014 to 2015, and was the party's presidential candidate for the 2015 and 2018 Andalusian parliamentary elections. She left Podemos in 2020 and founded Adelante Andalucía (2021), being elected to the Parliament of Andalusia in 2022 and leaving her seat at the end of the year.

  2. José María González Santos

    José María González Santos
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    1975-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in the University of Cadiz
    Graduated with Licentiate in Geography and History
    politicianhigh school teacheractivisttrade unionist

    José María González Santos, mononymously known as Kichi, is a Spanish politician and teacher, Mayor of Cádiz since 2015.

  3. Juan Carlos Campo Moreno

    Juan Carlos Campo Moreno
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1961-.. (age 63)

    Juan Carlos Campo Moreno is a Spanish judge and politician who served as minister of Justice and ex officio First Notary of the Kingdom from 2020 to 2021 and as Member of the Congress of Deputies from 2016 to 2020 representing Cádiz. Previously, he served as the 7th Secretary of State for Justice from 2009 to 2011 and as member of the General Council of the Judiciary from 2001 to 2008.

  4. Bibiana Aído

    Bibiana Aído
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1977-.. (age 47)
    economistcivil servantpoliticianUnited Nations official

    Bibiana Aído Almagro is a Spanish politician who served as minister of equality. She became the first person to hold the post on 14 April 2008, at the beginning of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero's second term as Prime Minister of Spain.

  5. José Antonio Monago

    José Antonio Monago
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1966-.. (age 58)

    José Antonio Monago Terraza is a Spanish politician who belongs to the People's Party (PP) who served as President of the Regional Government of Extremadura, the Extremaduran regional administration, from 2011 to 2015. Outside of political life, Monago received a Doctorate in Law from the University of Salamanca He became Extremaduran regional leader of the PP in 2007 and served as a city councillor in Badajoz and as a PP deputy in the Extremaduran Assembly. The Extremaduran Assembly appointed him to the Spanish Senate in 2008.

  6. Antonio Sanz

    Antonio Sanz
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1968-.. (age 56)

    Antonio Sanz Cabello is a lawyer and politician.

  7. Inmaculada Nieto Castro

    Inmaculada Nieto Castro
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1971-.. (age 53)
    political scientistpolitician

    Inmaculada Nieto Castro is a Spanish politician of the United Left (IU). She has been a deputy in the Parliament of Andalusia since 2012, and spokesperson of her party in parliament since 2019, within the coalitions of Adelante Andalucía (2018), Unidas Podemos and Por Andalucía.

  8. Leonor Rodríguez

    Leonor Rodríguez
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1991-.. (age 33)
    Enrolled in the University of Cadiz
    2015-2017 graduated with master's degree in dietetics
    basketball player

    Leonor del Pilar Rodríguez Manso is a Spanish international basketball player for Perfumerías Avenida and the Spanish national team.

  9. Lourdes Ortega

    Lourdes Ortega
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1968-.. (age 56)
    linguistuniversity teacher

    Lourdes Ortega is a Spanish-born American linguist. She is currently a professor of applied linguistics at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on second language acquisition and second language writing. She is noted for her work on second language acquisition and for recommending that syntactic complexity needs to be measured multidimensionally.

  10. Anna Corbella i Jordi

    Anna Corbella i Jordi
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1976-.. (age 48)
    Enrolled in the University of Cadiz
    Studied in 2002-2003

    Anna Corbella i Jordi is a Catalan sailor. In 2011, she became the first Catalan-Spanish sailor to finish the Barcelona World Race. In 2011, she was awarded the Royal Order of Sports Merit. In 2010, she was awarded the IV Women and Sport Award.

University of Cadiz faculties and divisions

Centre : Law and Economics Economics, Law
Centre : Marine Studies Marine Science and Oceanography
Centre : Oenology Oenology
Faculty : Economics and Business Management Business Administration, Economics
Faculty : Education Education, Educational Sciences, Literature, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Psychology
Faculty : Labour Relations and Work Human Resources, Labour and Industrial Relations, Social Work
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Marine and Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies, Marine Science and Oceanography
Faculty : Medicine Anatomy, Health Sciences, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neurosciences, Surgery
Faculty : Nautical Science Electronics and Automation, Nautical Science
Faculty : Nursing and Physiotherapy Health Sciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy
Faculty : Philosophy and Letters Arts and Humanities, Geography, History, Literature, Modern History, Philology, Philosophy
Faculty : Science Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Natural Sciences
Faculty : Social Sciences and Communication Communication Studies, Marketing, Social Sciences
Institute : Criminology Criminal Law, Criminology
Institute : Marine Science and Technology Marine Science and Oceanography
Institute : Research Centre for Criminology Studies Criminology
Institute : Viticulture Research Oenology, Viticulture
School : Business Studies Business and Commerce
School : Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering
School : Naval and Marine Engineering Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture
School : Polytechnic Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Technology
School : Teacher Training Teacher Training

General information

Alternative names UCA
University of Cádiz
Universidad de Cádiz
Founded 1979
Accreditation Unidad para la Calidad de las Universidades Andaluzas (ANECA)
Motto Non plus ultra
Nothing further beyond
Colors blue, orange

Location and contacts

Address Calle Ancha, 16
Cádiz, 11001
City population 113,000

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