University of Murcia

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University of Murcia
Latin Universitas Studiorum Murciana
founding 1272 (first
foundation) 1915 (new foundation)
Sponsorship state
place Murcia , Spain
Rector Magnífico José Luján Alcaraz
Students approx. 30,000

The University of Murcia ( Spanish : Universidad de Murcia ) is a Spanish university in Murcia . With around 30,000 students, it is one of the largest universities in the Murcia region .


The first university in Murcia was founded by Alfonso X in 1272 as Universitas Studiorum Murciana . It is one of the ten oldest universities in Spain. Its origins lie in the Reconquista 1266, in the school of Murcia , which enabled a studium arabicum et hebraicum that Al-Ricotí directed, and the study of the oriental languages ​​by the Convento de Santo Domingo in 1272. In addition, there was the Jesuit college in 1555 of San Estaban by Esteban de Almeyd a.

The current university dates back to 1915 and was integrated into the La Merced College, from which the Faculty of Law was first formed.


There are the following campuses: Campus La Merced, Campus Espinardo, Campus de Ciencias de la Salud and others in San Javier and Lorca. Espinardo, 5 km north of the city center, is the largest campus. The student dormitories are also located there . The University of Murcia also has three university departments, the Escuela Universitaria de Enfermería de Cartagena, Escuela Universitaria de Turismo and the ISEN Center.


The following faculties exist:

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