University of Granada: Statistics



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#287 of 14,131 In the World
#107 of 2,785 In Europe
#5 of 75 In Spain
#29 of 1,145 For Sports / Exercise science
Top50% For 219 other topics
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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The University of Granada is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachiller) or foreign equivalent recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science, and pre-university examination (madurez), or entrance examination for adults
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-April; April-June)

Research profile

University of Granada is a world-class research university with 82,326 scientific papers published and 1,529,225 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Medicine, and Quantum and Particle physics.


University of Granada majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
44,918 / 667,324
42,086 / 1,007,082
32,926 / 857,825
Environmental Science
32,220 / 693,878
31,507 / 709,403
30,920 / 718,648
Computer Science
29,267 / 634,520
28,775 / 332,407
28,766 / 622,279
Quantum and Particle physics
20,719 / 477,455
19,129 / 532,675
19,001 / 445,439
Organic Chemistry
17,668 / 501,763
17,518 / 365,944
17,474 / 345,941
Geography and Cartography
17,098 / 309,336
Political Science
17,082 / 230,443
16,855 / 423,697
14,363 / 327,181
14,079 / 331,874
Materials Science
13,621 / 348,276
13,567 / 218,075
13,492 / 339,914
13,157 / 220,914
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
12,727 / 288,631
12,362 / 293,518
11,193 / 190,840
10,560 / 195,230
10,228 / 185,410
8,804 / 184,668
Machine Learning
8,792 / 214,048
Optical Engineering
7,914 / 186,735
7,769 / 156,872
7,713 / 140,555
6,790 / 180,992
6,614 / 141,249
Metallurgical Engineering
6,061 / 165,268
Art & Design
6,026 / 78,827
Public Health
5,762 / 130,907
5,689 / 120,039

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 394 955
1992 416 1323
1993 531 1467
1994 564 1761
1995 622 2275
1996 656 2673
1997 683 3243
1998 748 4192
1999 855 5104
2000 902 6096
2001 889 7250
2002 1114 8823
2003 1229 10854
2004 1354 11875
2005 1442 14199
2006 1723 17842
2007 1930 21306
2008 1949 24795
2009 2318 29963
2010 2617 34633
2011 2973 42865
2012 3154 49584
2013 3476 58764
2014 3603 66754
2015 3911 73589
2016 4136 79146
2017 4147 83159
2018 4414 95093
2019 4670 110293
2020 5413 133188
2021 5715 158778
2022 5656 166804
2023 5580 168676
Academic rankings


The tuition table for University of Granada 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 1,200 euros
Master's Degree 1,500 euros
Doctoral Degree 2,000 euros

The University of Granada has financial aid programs.

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 Granada.

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 Administration, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Criminology, Dentistry, Dietetics, Economics, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, French, Geology, History, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Law, Library Science, Literature, Marketing, Mathematics, Medicine, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Restoration of Works of Art, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Máster Universitario Accountancy, Administration, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Astrophysics, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Curriculum, Dentistry, East Asian Studies, Economics, English, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Genetics, Geology, Geophysics, Gerontology, Hebrew, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Immunology, International Studies, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Music, Music Education, Neurosciences, Nuclear Physics, Nutrition, Optometry, Painting and Drawing, Peace and Disarmament, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Health, Radiology, Road Engineering, Safety Engineering, Secondary Education, Social and Community Services, Software Engineering, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Spanish, Sports, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering, Translation and Interpretation, Water Science, Women's Studies
Doctor Architecture and Planning, Art Education, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Criminology, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Sciences, Fine Arts, History, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Health, Social Sciences, Statistics, Women's Studies

University of Granada alumni

  1. Federico García Lorca

    Federico García Lorca
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1898-1936 (aged 38)
    Enrolled in the University of Granada
    In 1915 studied literary studies
    poetlyricistplaywrighttheatrical director

    Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca, was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27, a group consisting mostly of poets who introduced the tenets of European movements (such as symbolism, futurism, and surrealism) into Spanish literature.

  2. Joaquín Sabina

    Joaquín Sabina
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1949-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in the University of Granada
    Studied Romance studies

    Joaquín Ramón Martínez Sabina is a Spanish musician, singer, composer, and poet. His songs usually treat about love, heartbreaks and society with a large usage of literary figures similarly to the baroque-literature style.

  3. Frederick Forsyth

    Frederick Forsyth
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1938-.. (age 86)
    novelistforeign correspondentwriterscreenwriterspy

    Frederick McCarthy Forsyth is an English novelist and journalist. He is best known for thrillers such as The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fourth Protocol, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fist of God, Icon, The Veteran, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra and The Kill List. Forsyth's works frequently appear on best-sellers lists and more than a dozen of his titles have been adapted to film. By 2006, he had sold more than 70 million books in more than 30 languages.

  4. Dani Rovira

    Dani Rovira
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    1980-.. (age 44)

    Daniel Rovira de Rivas is a Spanish comedian and actor.

All 95 notable alumni

University of Granada faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts and Philosophy Arabic, Art History, English, French, Geography, Hebrew, History, Italian, Literature, Musicology, Philology, Philosophy, Portuguese, Slavic Languages, Spanish
Faculty : Communication and Documentation Communication Studies, Documentation Techniques, Library Science
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Economics and Business Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Tourism
Faculty : Education and Humanities Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education
Faculty : Education and Humanities Business Administration, Computer Science, Education, Management, Preschool Education, Primary Education
Faculty : Educational Sciences Education, Educational Psychology, Pedagogy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Special Education
Faculty : Fine Arts Fine Arts, Restoration of Works of Art
Faculty : Health Sciences Health Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy
Faculty : Health Sciences Nursing
Faculty : Labour Sciences Labour and Industrial Relations
Faculty : Law Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Medicine Anatomy, Biochemistry, Dermatology, Histology, Medicine, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pharmacology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Radiology, Surgery
Faculty : Nursing Nursing
Faculty : Pharmacy Dietetics, Nutrition, Pharmacy
Faculty : Physical Education and Sports Physical Education, Sports
Faculty : Political Science and Sociology Administration, Political Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Psychology Psychology
Faculty : Science Analytical Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Biology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Genetics, Inorganic Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Mineralogy, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Paleontology, Parasitology, Physical Chemistry, Physics
Faculty : Social Sciences Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Public Administration, Social Sciences
Faculty : Social Work Social Work
Faculty : Translation and Interpretation Translation and Interpretation
Research Division : Biotechnology Biotechnology
Research Division : Criminology Criminology
Research Division : Geophysics and Earthquake Prevention Geophysics, Seismology
Research Division : Migration Social Sciences
Research Division : Neuroscience Neurosciences
Research Division : Nutrition and Food Technology Food Technology, Nutrition
Research Division : Peace and Conflicts Peace and Disarmament
Research Division : Regenerative Medicine Health Sciences
Research Division : Regional Development Regional Planning
Research Division : Theoretical and Computational Physics Computer Science, Physics
Research Division : Water Studies Water Science
Research Division : Women's Studies Women's Studies
School : Architecture Architecture
School : Civil Engineering Civil Engineering
School : Computer and Telecommunications Engineering Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
School : Construction Engineering Construction Engineering
School : Nursing Nursing
School : Teacher Training Teacher Training

General information

Alternative names UGR
Universidad de Granada
Founded 1531
Accreditation Ministry of Universities
Motto Universitatis Granatensis

Location and contacts

Address Avda. del Hospicio, s/n
Granada, 18010
City population 229,000

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