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The University of Oviedo

History

The creation of the University of Oviedo and the College of Orphan Girls Recoletas was possible thanks to the will of Fernando de Valdés, archbishop of Seville, Inquisitor General and president of the Council of Castile, in accordance with his will and codicils issued in 1566 and 1568 .

Education

Worthy of note is the participation of nearly 200 companies in the teaching and student placements in academic-career-oriented Master's degree programmes. It coordinates three Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes and offers students bilingual studies, dual degrees with foreign universities, and double degrees via which young people obtain two degrees.

Worthy of note is the participation of nearly 200 companies in the teaching and student placements in academic-career-oriented Master's degree programmes. It coordinates three Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes and offers students bilingual studies, dual degrees with foreign universities, and double degrees via which young people obtain two degrees.

Research

The University of Oviedo has a teaching and research staff (TRS) of more than 2,000 people in 38 departments who come together in research groups to carry out this activity.

The University is home to a group of about 350 young researchers, who join research groups via different calls for grants and programmes to support research training and teaching, at both a post-graduate and post-doctoral level. There are also about 400 people doing research work in the context of research projects and publicly or privately funded contracts. 

Career

The University of Oviedo provides supports to its students through a variety of advice and career counselling resources. Available in all its centres, these are aimed at informing students about job prospects related to their courses of studies, a key first step on the road to student placements and employment. 

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The University of Oviedo Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to The University of Oviedo. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Study Abroad Scholarship Program - Diversity Scholarship
Merit-based

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Spanish Studies Abroad
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Go-Again Alumni Scholarship
Merit-based

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Spanish Studies Abroad Alumni Scholar Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
601 100
2022
701
2021
701
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
801 200
2023
1001 -200
2022
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
1001
2023
1001 -200
2022
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
722 -75
2022
647
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The Office for International Relations provides the information and support needed to complete all academic paperwork, facilitating the university student's adaptation.

Through the Office for International Relations, they will get all the information and support they need to complete the legal and academic paperwork and to carry out all essential paperwork, such as opening a bank account or to study the different accommodation options. Future University of Oviedo students can plan their trip in advance and have all the information they need prior to arrival in Asturias. 

Housing services

There are numerous accommodation options for students at the University of Oviedo tailored to different budgets and lifestyles. A small region like Asturias offers its university students a high quality of life and more affordable cost of accommodation and living expenses than the big cities. 

  • Residence Halls
  • Student Accommodation Information Center (CIVE)
  • Offer of flats and bedrooms for rent
  • AIn addition to the above, various institutions and municipalities have specific options for student accommodation, such as Fundoma or Gijón City Council. In the latter case, the city offers a number of accommodation options and grants, especially for long stays.

Campus life

The University of Oviedo has seven campuses located in the central area of Asturias, in the cities of Oviedo, Gijón and Mieres. Although dispersed, the campus model is structured around teaching and research specialization, sustainability and creating social spaces that enable university coexistence.

  • Campus of "El Cristo"
  • Campus of Llamaquique
  • Campus of "El Milán"
  • Campus of the Center of Oviedo
  • Campus of "Los Catalanes"
  • Campus of Gijón
  • Campus of Mieres

Sports facilities

The Sports Service is the body in charge of the promotion, organization and development of sports in the University of Oviedo.

Its aim is to popularize the different aspects of physical education and sports by offering the university community a wide range of different sports activities: hygienic, agonistic, expressive, creative, etc.

Its job is geared towards improving the health, quality of life and hollistic education of the members of the university community, and promoting the study of everything that is related to physical education and sports.

Student clubs

  • ADEMÁS Association (Medicine Students).
  • Asociación de Estudiantes de Ciencias El Mono Infinito (AECMI)
  • AEGEE-Oviedo / European Students Forum
  • ESN Association (Erasmus Student Network).
  • ISF Association (Engineering without Borders Asturias).
  • University Youth Biblical Group Association.
  • OVIMUN Association (Law Students).
  • TUNA Association.

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Oviedo, Asturias, Spain

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