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University of the Basque Country

4.2 out of 5 (72 ratings / 55 reviews) Lejona, Spain
The mission  of University of the Basque Country  is to nurture an enlightened population by providing quality education and training based on knowledge, innovation and equity.

Bachelor's programmes



  • Bi-directional educational model based on problem-solving methodologies and personal initiative enhancement (IKD or Cooperative and Dynamic Pedagogy)
  • High-demand academic programmes
  • Academic progression and personal effort accounted for in final reports
  • Research-oriented education

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
401 -100
301 100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
415 -35
380 25
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.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
651 -50
601 50
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Student Life

Campus life

  • The Alava Campus of the UPV/EHU is integrated into the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz itself and has numerous resources and services of its own, including cultural and sports activities. 
  • Furthermore, the proximity to the city centre (about 5 minutes on foot) allows students to have easy access to any other service they wish to enjoy.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great university, excellent Master program, completely actual and focused on the capitation of the students to solve real issues.

Engineering in the Basque Country
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is quite hard, but I think is the proper level for someone who wants to become an engineer

The most important experience during studies
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I really liked my abroad studies because I was living alone without any usual help and mostly because I had to learn a new language, that is the first reason I went to Erasmus+. I loved the spanish lifestyle and, after this experience, I would say I'd like to move to Spain for living. Moreover, I could recommend this tipe of experience to everyone, because is something...

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