University of Extremadura, Spain (Universidad de Extremadura)

University of Extremadura, Spain (Universidad de Extremadura)

The University of Extremadura (UEx) is a public university in the south-western Spanish region, which it is named after. It was founded in 1973 and is based across four campuses: Badajoz, Cácares, Plasencia and Mérida.

Around 24,000 students attend undergraduate and postgraduate courses, in addition to 8,000 pursuing doctoral studies or other courses. There are 1,500 academic staff members.

Cácares and Mérida are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Mérida’s Roman past is well preserved, with sights including an ancient theatre, an amphitheatre and a triumphal arch. The UEx campus is 800 metres from the historic centre. Cácares, also a walled city, has a large student population, with plenty of bars and live music venues.

Staff mobility partner

  • Sports/teaching training with subject specialisation

Available Subject Areas

  • Education