University of Cordoba: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#688 of 14,131 In the World
#275 of 2,785 In Europe
#22 of 75 In Spain
#60 of 1,006 For Horticulture
Top50% For 71 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
46%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.uco.es
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate46%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachiller) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio14:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
21,032
Citations
551,460

University of Cordoba majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
6,090 / 219,775
Chemistry
3,649 / 128,737
Medicine
3,593 / 86,631
Environmental Science
2,780 / 89,019
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,264 / 28,246
Engineering
2,130 / 73,605
Physics
1,300 / 45,820
Computer Science
1,181 / 48,486
Materials Science
918 / 31,987
Geography and Cartography
862 / 8,402
Demography
803 / 18,467
Biochemistry
790 / 32,918
Agricultural Science
774 / 33,711
Botany
763 / 32,330
Inorganic Chemistry
728 / 26,676
Psychology
716 / 14,086
Nutrition and Food Science
598 / 15,597
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
565 / 13,827
Ecology
556 / 22,757
Horticulture
540 / 13,622
Business
525 / 8,165
Art & Design
450 / 1,245
Mathematics
420 / 5,950
Chemical Engineering
401 / 14,619
Immunology
391 / 14,332
Animal Science
377 / 6,743
Genetics
369 / 16,846
Pathology
356 / 11,838
Oncology and Cancer research
343 / 6,833
Microbiology
333 / 12,272
Organic Chemistry
320 / 12,359
Veterinary
314 / 4,912
Environmental Management
303 / 12,063
Sociology
302 / 2,928
Political Science
284 / 975
Machine Learning
275 / 8,673
Surgery
266 / 9,517
Health Science
259 / 6,713
Virology
239 / 5,700
Nanotechnology
234 / 17,487

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 159 795
1992 195 1014
1993 205 1216
1994 234 1209
1995 231 1510
1996 253 1734
1997 279 1952
1998 266 2721
1999 301 2944
2000 320 3720
2001 303 3880
2002 410 4619
2003 394 5536
2004 453 6683
2005 514 8429
2006 629 10784
2007 651 13081
2008 718 15342
2009 842 18815
2010 994 21610
2011 1032 25931
2012 1143 32010
2013 1304 36275
2014 1316 39505
2015 1477 41711
2016 1571 43416
2017 1597 45955
2018 1604 46812
2019 1742 54056
2020 1830 65792
2021 1775 81772

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $1,750$1,750
International students $1,750$1,750

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

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Título de Graduado Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry, Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Food Science, Geography, History, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Philology, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Spanish, Technology, Veterinary Science
Máster Universitario Art History, Biomedicine, Cinema and Television, Clinical Psychology, Education, Engineering, English, History, Law, Nutrition, Psychology, Spanish, Translation and Interpretation
Doctor Biomedicine, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Engineering, Heritage Preservation, Law, Modern Languages, Social Sciences

Notable alumni

  1. Carmen Calvo Poyato

    Carmen Calvo Poyato
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    writerlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    María del Carmen Calvo Poyato is a Spanish politician and author who served as Deputy Prime Minister of Spain and Minister of the Presidency from 2018 to 2021.

  2. Guillermo Fernández Vara

    Guillermo Fernández Vara
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    medical examineruniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Guillermo Fernández Vara is a Spanish politician from the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party who has been the President of the Regional Government of Extremadura since 2015. He previously served as the President of Extremadura from 2007 to 2011. Fernández had also previously served as Minister for Health (1995 to 1996) and Social Security (1996 to 1999) in Extremaduran regional governments.

  3. Manuel Pimentel

    Manuel Pimentel
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianessayistnovelistbusinesspersonlawyer
    Biography

    Manuel Ramón Pimentel Siles is a Spanish politician and writer. He served as Minister of Labour and Social of Spain from January 1999 to February 2000. In March 2003, Pimentel abandoned the People's Party (PP) in protest over the Irak War crisis, forming his own party, the Andalusian Forum.

  4. José María Bellido

    José María Bellido
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    José María Bellido Roche is a Spanish People's Party (PP) politician who is a city councillor (2004–) and the mayor (2019–) of Córdoba.

  5. Vicente Luis Mora

    Vicente Luis Mora
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    essayistliterary criticpoetwriter
    Biography

    Vicente Luis Mora is a Spanish writer, poet, essayist and literary critic.

  6. Ismahane Elouafi

    Ismahane Elouafi
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    geneticist
    Biography

    Ismahane Elouafi is Chief Scientist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Ranked among the 20 most influential women in science in the Islamic world, she is internationally known for her work on promoting neglected and underutilized crops, use of non-fresh water in agriculture, and empowerment of women in science.

  7. Andrés Ocaña

    Andrés Ocaña
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1954-2017 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Andrés Ocaña Rabadán was a Spanish politician and academic who served as the Mayor of Córdoba from 2009 to 2011.

  8. Manuel Moyano

    Manuel Moyano
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Manuel Moyano is a Spanish writer. Born in Cordoba, he grew up in Barcelona. He studied agricultural engineering at the University of Cordoba. Since 1991, he has lived in Molina de Segura in Murcia. His first book El amigo de Kafka (2001) won the Tigre Juan Award for "best debut work" and was also chosen by El Mundo as one of the best debuts of the year. Since then, he has written many other books of fiction and non-fiction. His most recent work El imperio de Yegorov was nominated for the Premio Herralde and has been translated into Dutch.

General info

Alternative names UCO
University of Córdoba
Universidad de Córdoba
Founded 1972
Accreditation Ministry of Universities
Motto Ut portet nomen meum coram gentibus
Proclaim my name before the people
Academic structure Faculty of Veterinary Sciences
School of Agricultural and Forest Engineering
Faculty of Medicine and Nursing
Faculty of Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law and Business and Economic Sciences
Faculty of Education Sciences
Higher Polytechnic School
Higher Polytechnic School in Belmez
Faculty of Labour Sciences
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida Medina Azahara, 5
Córdoba, Andalucia, 14071
Spain
City population 322,000
Phone +34 957 218 000
Fax +34 957 212 406

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