WHY STUDY AT UPO
SEVILLE is Spain’s fourth largest city and the capital of Andalusia. It is a city rich in history, cultural traditions and art. Its Moorish palaces, narrow cobblestoned streets and beautiful gardens remind the visitor of centuries past. Its lively street life, colorful fiestas and friendly people offer a warm welcome to every visitor. And Seville’s proximity to many places of historic and cultural interest in Spain as well as Portugal and North Africa makes it an excellent base for exploring this region of the world.
PABLO DE OLAVIDE UNIVERSITY is a dynamic and
modern university founded in 1997. It is one of Spain´s youngest and smallest public universities. Named after an 18th century Peruvian intellectual, the University is a dynamic institution dedicated to educating the men and women of tomorrow through strong academic programs, innovative research, and a highly educated faculty. The University has a population of over 11,000 students and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of academic fields.
The University is located on a beautiful 345 acre campus less than 5 miles from Seville’s city center. In addition to the many classroom buildings, a library, computer and science laboratories, a dining hall and two cafeterias, the campus contains a gym, padel tennis courts, indoor basketball and soccer courts, an outdoor
running track and playing fields. Seville’s metro was inaugurated in April of 2009 and its first line links the University with the city center. A bike path also links the University to many parts of Seville.
The University houses the following academic departments on its campus: Social Anthropology, Basic Psychology and Public Health; Mollecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering; Sports science and Computer Science; Private and Public Law; Business Administration, Economics, Cuantitative Methods and Economic History; Financial Economics and Accounting; Philology and Translation; Physiology, Anatomy and Cellular Biology; Geography, History and Philosophy; Physical, Chemical and Natural Systems; Sociology; Social Work and Social Services. The UPO offers over 38 degree and dual degree programs.
Pablo de Olavide University has competitive research groups and research centers which collaborate at the national and international levels. The University placed second in Research Productivity in the 2013 ranking of public Spanish universities and stands out in Andalusia for its teaching productivity.