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Polytechnic University of Cartagena

The historical city of Cartagena belongs to the autonomous province of Murcia. Cartagena is located in the southeast of Spain, right at the Mediterranean Sea.

Bachelor's programmes



The Technical University of Cartagena is simultaneously a city and a campus University. Many buildings of the University played an important role in the 18th century, as they were used as  naval hospitals, prisons, barracks or as marine schools. All buildings were completely renewed and restored.


  • Faculty of Telecommunications Engineering
  • Faculty of Architecture and Building Engineering
  • General Air Force Academy (San Javier)
  • Faculty of Naval and Oceanic Engineering
  • Faculty of Business Economics
  • Faculty of Agricultural Engineering
  • Faculty of Industrial Engineering
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering


The mentorship program was developed by our International Office in cooperation with our students. The mission of the program is to support our new students, by giving them a helping hand at the beginning of their studies. It is a great opportunity for our exchange students to enhance their academic experience at the UPCT. 

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Student services

The International Office is responsible to take care of all international matters, such as:

  • The information transmission and counsel of existing international programs in the field of higher education
  • The management of student mobility programs
  • The development of international programs

Housing services

  • The monthly price of a room in one of our dormitories is about 500€. The access to our canteen and other facilities is already included in that price. 
  • Apart from that, you also have the possibility to rent a room in a shared apartment for about 140-200€ per month.

Library services

The UPCT comprises a well-stocked library measuring approximately 3600 qm², with 665 places to study.

At our library you will find three fully equipped computer rooms, where most of the practical classes and the preparation of final projects take place.

Student Life

Campus life

Located close to the campus you will find two different dormitories.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

In all aspects, I have experienced many independent designs and research projects, practical experiments, interviews, and internships in factories, etc.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Solo te puedo decir que la universidad es pequeñita, lo tienes todo a mano y muy buen trato con los profesores. La ciudad está muy bien, tiene de todo y no es muy grande.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I split my degree between two universities. One being point blank online which was all online. This is a fantastic course with great tutors. I finished my degree off at futureworks, this is also a great uni with really incredible studios.

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