University of Extremadura: Statistics



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#928 of 14,131 In the World
#358 of 2,785 In Europe
#34 of 75 In Spain
#89 of 1,992 For Remote Sensing
Top50% For 155 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate91%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachiller) and pre-university examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)

We've calculated the 91% 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 23,048 scientific papers published and 369,895 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
11,715 / 123,364
11,551 / 245,276
Environmental Science
10,302 / 199,567
10,014 / 199,730
9,907 / 227,057
9,313 / 176,944
Computer Science
8,208 / 141,663
7,790 / 142,269
7,119 / 46,776
Quantum and Particle physics
6,170 / 112,598
Geography and Cartography
6,117 / 106,554
5,864 / 153,747
Organic Chemistry
5,603 / 140,170
5,389 / 114,871
4,731 / 80,006
4,726 / 79,531
4,697 / 116,034
Political Science
4,598 / 39,204
4,401 / 87,989
Materials Science
4,108 / 87,135
3,638 / 66,827
3,502 / 45,487
3,458 / 48,467
3,438 / 37,171
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,435 / 63,243
3,362 / 46,408
3,120 / 59,327
3,119 / 45,109
2,830 / 57,141
Optical Engineering
2,456 / 46,141
2,333 / 54,408
Machine Learning
2,152 / 36,180
2,107 / 28,548
Art & Design
1,889 / 19,402
Electrical Engineering
1,782 / 27,378
1,774 / 19,353
1,759 / 30,573
Metallurgical Engineering
1,738 / 41,463
1,673 / 24,890
1,661 / 28,528

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 109 308
1991 130 427
1992 122 468
1993 158 530
1994 143 664
1995 166 757
1996 196 945
1997 170 983
1998 195 1123
1999 214 1490
2000 263 1697
2001 311 2043
2002 353 2439
2003 367 2978
2004 414 3708
2005 456 4283
2006 505 5407
2007 577 6422
2008 593 7296
2009 711 8861
2010 789 9588
2011 798 11536
2012 994 13343
2013 985 15249
2014 996 17021
2015 1065 18279
2016 1137 19705
2017 1225 21174
2018 1214 22250
2019 1537 27486
2020 1685 33888
2021 1817 44505
2022 1573 43144
Academic rankings


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. Guillermo Fernández Vara

    Guillermo Fernández Vara
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1958-.. (age 65)
    politicianuniversity teachermedical examiner

    Guillermo Fernández Vara is a Spanish politician from the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party who has been the President of the Autonomous 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 autonomous governments.

  2. Jesús Gil Manzano

    Jesús Gil Manzano
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1984-.. (age 39)
    FIFA refereeassociation football 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.

  3. José Antonio Monago

    José Antonio Monago
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1966-.. (age 57)

    José Antonio Monago Terraza is a Spanish politician who belongs to the People's Party 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.

  4. Carlos Javier Floriano Corrales

    Carlos Javier Floriano Corrales
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1967-.. (age 56)

    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.

  5. María Antonia Trujillo

    María Antonia Trujillo
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1960-.. (age 63)

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

  6. Antonio Rodríguez Osuna

    Antonio Rodríguez Osuna
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1975-.. (age 48)

    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.

  7. Guadalupe Sabio

    Guadalupe Sabio
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1977-.. (age 46)

    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.

  8. María Escudero Escribano

    María Escudero Escribano
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1983-.. (age 40)
    chemical engineer

    María Escudero-Escribano is a Spanish chemist and Director of the Nano-Electrochemical group at the University of Copenhagen. Her research considers the design of materials for catalysis, fuel cells and sustainable chemistry.

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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