University of Extremadura: Statistics



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#943 of 14,131 In the World
#365 of 2,785 In Europe
#34 of 75 In Spain
#96 of 2,188 For Remote Sensing
Top50% For 157 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate70%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachiller) and pre-university examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)

We've calculated the 70% acceptance rate for University of Extremadura 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 Extremadura is a world-class research university with 25,823 scientific papers published and 427,500 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Medicine, Philosophy, and Quantum and Particle physics.


University of Extremadura majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
13,386 / 149,674
13,279 / 294,765
Environmental Science
11,851 / 237,714
11,402 / 238,076
11,276 / 273,471
10,754 / 226,665
Computer Science
9,427 / 166,176
8,980 / 166,521
8,072 / 62,151
Quantum and Particle physics
7,226 / 150,981
Geography and Cartography
7,005 / 128,041
6,792 / 188,089
Organic Chemistry
6,481 / 170,556
6,377 / 140,129
5,548 / 98,455
5,423 / 97,651
5,369 / 138,470
Political Science
5,276 / 50,336
5,222 / 109,409
Materials Science
4,668 / 105,427
4,324 / 81,466
4,026 / 49,849
4,013 / 47,975
3,995 / 54,184
3,936 / 58,090
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,886 / 79,019
3,718 / 70,935
3,657 / 56,666
3,269 / 61,492
Optical Engineering
2,911 / 66,370
2,719 / 67,987
Machine Learning
2,575 / 54,946
2,437 / 35,879
Art & Design
2,184 / 25,782
Electrical Engineering
2,066 / 34,317
2,059 / 36,958
2,058 / 27,181
Metallurgical Engineering
2,029 / 52,782
1,936 / 28,729
Mechanical Engineering
1,917 / 29,833

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 139 489
1992 128 533
1993 179 592
1994 150 726
1995 181 875
1996 208 1138
1997 185 1121
1998 200 1311
1999 232 1644
2000 270 1942
2001 317 2306
2002 408 2717
2003 397 3348
2004 454 4205
2005 507 4840
2006 579 6065
2007 618 7261
2008 619 8064
2009 750 9665
2010 847 10777
2011 855 12859
2012 1043 14707
2013 1052 17039
2014 1050 18795
2015 1120 20274
2016 1189 21269
2017 1211 21799
2018 1375 24620
2019 1633 29389
2020 1800 35467
2021 1812 42517
2022 1789 45798
2023 1682 44406
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The tuition table for University of Extremadura 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 Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree €680
Master's Degree €1,200
Doctoral Degree €1,500

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 Extremadura.

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 Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, Geography, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Labour and Industrial Relations, Law, Library Science, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Music Education, Nursing, Oenology, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Public Administration, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Special Education, Speech Studies, Sports, Statistics, Statistics, Tourism, Veterinary Science
Doctor Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Cultural Studies, Food Science, Heritage Preservation, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Psychology, Public Health, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Sports

Notable alumni

  1. Jesús Gil Manzano

    Jesús Gil Manzano
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1984-.. (age 40)
    association football refereeFIFA referee

    Jesús Gil Manzano is a Spanish football referee. He officiates in the Spanish Primera División. He made his La Liga debut on 25 August 2012 in a game between Málaga and Mallorca. Gil Manzano also appeared in the 2013–14 Copa del Rey quarterfinals game between Racing de Santander and Real Sociedad, where Racing refused to play after one minute.

  2. Guillermo Fernández Vara

    Guillermo Fernández Vara
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1958-.. (age 66)
    medical examineruniversity teacherpolitician

    Guillermo Fernández Vara is a Spanish politician from the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party who was the President of the Autonomous Government of Extremadura between 2015 and 2023. 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 autonomous governments.

  3. María Guardiola

    María Guardiola
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1978-.. (age 46)
    politiciancivil servant

    María Guardiola Martín is a Spanish People's Party (PP) politician serving as the President of the Autonomous Government of Extremadura since 2023.

  4. 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.

  5. María Antonia Trujillo

    María Antonia Trujillo
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1960-.. (age 64)

    María Antonia Trujillo Rincón is a Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) politician.

  6. Carlos Javier Floriano Corrales

    Carlos Javier Floriano Corrales
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1967-.. (age 57)

    Carlos Floriano Corrales is a People's Party (PP) politician who represents Cáceres Province in the Spanish Congress of Deputies, where he serves as a PP spokesman and coordinator of the party's economics group. Floriano was first elected at the 2008 general election. Previously, he had served four terms in the Assembly of Extremadura. From 2000 to 2008, he was leader of the PP's Extremadura regional branch, and served in the Senate of Spain during this period.

  7. Antonio Rodríguez Osuna

    Antonio Rodríguez Osuna
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1975-.. (age 49)

    Antonio Rodríguez Osuna is a Spanish politician, serving as Mayor of Mérida since 2015. A member of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), he was member of the Assembly of Extremadura from 2011 to 2015.

  8. Guadalupe Sabio

    Guadalupe Sabio
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1977-.. (age 47)

    Guadalupe Sabio Buzo is a Spanish scientist and Professor at the Spanish National Cardiovascular Research Centre, which is part of the Carlos III Health Institute. Her research considers stress-activated kinases and the development of diseases associated with obesity. She was awarded the Princess of Girona Foundation Scientist Prize in 2012 and selected as one of the Top 100 Women Leaders in Spain in 2017.

  9. María Escudero Escribano

    María Escudero Escribano
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1983-.. (age 41)
    chemical engineer

    María Escudero-Escribano is a Spanish chemist. Her research considers the design of materials for catalysis, fuel cells and sustainable chemistry. She works at the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) as an ICREA Research Professor since September 2022. Formerly she was director of the Nano-Electrochemical group at the University of Copenhagen.

University of Extremadura faculties and divisions

Centre : Business Business and Commerce, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Analysis, Telecommunications Engineering
Centre : Business Business and Commerce, Forestry
Centre : Technical Agricultural Engineering Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agronomy, Farm Management, Food Technology, Horticulture
Faculty : Business Studies and Tourism Business Education, Finance, Tourism
Faculty : Economics and Business Studies Business Administration, Business Education, Economics, Labour and Industrial Relations, Marketing
Faculty : Education Foreign Languages Education, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Special Education
Faculty : Law Law, Public Administration
Faculty : Library Sciences and Communication Communication Studies, Library Science
Faculty : Medicine Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy
Faculty : Nursing and Occupational Therapy Nursing, Occupational Health, Occupational Therapy
Faculty : Philosophy and Letters Art History, English, French, Geography, History, Philology, Philosophy, Portuguese
Faculty : Science Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Oenology, Physics, Statistics
Faculty : Sports Science Sports
Faculty : Teacher Training Anthropology, Foreign Languages Education, Music Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education
Faculty : Veterinary Science Biochemistry, Veterinary Science
School : Agricultural Engineering Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Equipment
School : Agricultural Engineering Agricultural Engineering
School : Industrial Engineering Industrial Engineering, Technology
School : Polytechnic Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Engineering

General information

Alternative names UNEX
Universidad de Extremadura
Founded 1973
Accreditation Ministry of Universities

Location and contacts

Address Avenida de Elvas, s/n
Badajoz, 06006
City population 150,000

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