University of Málaga, Spain

Málaga University (UMA) is one of the most popular Universities in Spain, famous for its affiliation with the Andalucía Technology Park (PTA). The university offers 60 different degree titles, with some 40,000 students per year, including 6,000 international students. Málaga University is a modern university set on two main campuses, El Ejido and Teatinos. El Ejido is the original campus in the city centre and specialises in Economics. Teatinos is the more modern campus, in the north-west of Málaga, approximately 20 minutes from the city centre, and hosts the Faculties of Medicine and Philosophy. 

Málaga, with its population of 569,130 is the second-most populous city of Andalusia and the sixth-largest in Spain. The southernmost large city in Europe, it lies on the Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun) of the Mediterranean. This historic and culturally rich provincial capital is often described as a city of culture with its so-called 'mile of art' and loved for its dynamism and fine dining.

Mobility partner

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  • Estimated number of mobility places: 1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • Spanish

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