The University in Numbers

Universidad Europea


Since its inception in 1995, Universidad Europea has been committed to providing an innovative, holistic and high-quality education, and it currently holds a leading position in the Spanish private higher education sector.

Universidad Europea is also the only Spanish higher education institution that belongs to an international network of universities. The Laureate International Universities network is the undisputed leader in higher education, educating and training more than 1.000.000 students in over 70 institutions spanning 25 countries around the world.


Universidad Europea has won a total of four stars-above five- in the prestigious international accreditation of university quality 'QS Stars'. 

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This external accreditation system determines the level of excellence achieved by universities in several areas. Universidad Europea is the Spanish institution with the highest score -five star- in Employability, Teaching, Facilities and Social Responsibility

Universidad Europea has also received the European Seal of Excellence 500+ of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).

This is the highest level of recognition given by this organization and highlights the excellent management of organizations. 

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The bachelor’s degree and master's in architecture have been declared Substantially Equivalent by the United States’ National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). NAAB is the only body authorized to accredit professional undergraduate and professional graduate programs in Architecture in the United States, and its prestige is recognized around the world.

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The Universidad Europea has earned accreditation until February 2020 from the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) for its Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy, taught at the Villaviciosa de Odón campus in Madrid. Accreditation until this date is conditional on satisfactory progress reports, which the WCPT will require during this period, and the presentation of an annual report. WCPT accreditation is a prestigious endorsement for the Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy, guaranteeing that it meets the strictest training standards at national and international levels.

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The Universidad Europea de Madrid has presented its candidacy for quality and excellence accreditation of its business department programs with the American certification of the Accreditation for schools and business area programs (ACBSP). Obtaining this certificate means recognition of the excellence of the faculty and the educational programs which focus on “Teaching to Learn”

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In January 2017, Universidad Europea de Madrid was included on the list of universities approved by the Ministry of Education in the Republic of China. This recognition means Universidad de Madrid is now one of the Spanish universities officially recommended by the Chinese Government for their students to go and study abroad.


Universidad Europea has one of the largest offerings of double degrees. Moreover, its educational system is endorsed by quality certifications such as ANECA and Madrid Excelente , and supported by a first-rate faculty of over 1,100 specialists, who are evaluated by students on an annual basis.

Since 2003, Universidad Europea has recognized the contributions and achievements of its 16 Honorary PhD recipients from Spain and the rest of the world, highlighting them as models to be emulated by our own students and professors.


Universidad Europea is also noteworthy for its cutting-edge educational resources and state-of-the-art facilities. For example, the 25-hectare Villaviciosa de Odón campus has five teaching buildings, two dormitories for up to 500 people, and an extensive sports complex with swimming pools, gym, athletics track, tennis courts, soccer fields, paddle tennis courts, beach volleyball court, and a sports hall.

Universidad Europea currently has a combined total of over 16,000 students from all five continents on its four campuses located in Villaviciosa de Odón, La Moraleja, Valencia and Tenerife.


Our “small groups” philosophy, with an average of 1 professor for every 23 students, the Top program for outstanding students, and the presence from day one of a personal advisor are key factors in boosting each student’s motivationand enabling them to develop their skills and realize their full potential.


The employability rate of Universidad Europea graduates is much higher than that of today's professional market. More than 90% find a job within a year of graduation. Approximately 2,000 students complete curricular internships each year, 10% of them outside Spain.


Every year Universidad Europea welcomes over 5,000 students and professors from all over the world. This allows students to enjoy all the benefits of a unique experience on a multicultural and international campus, which will undoubtedly enable them to navigate today's professional world with greater success.

Moreover, our curricula are designed to ensure that all Universidad Europea graduates master English and can even further their education by learning other languages such as German, French, Italian or Chinese. To this end, more than 70 programs and over 250 courses are taught entirely in English or in bilingual format.

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Why study at Universidad Europea?

  • Excelencia Academica Academic excellence

    Leader in facilities and technology. The 2nd ranking private university in Spain in scientific production. An average of 1 professor per 23 students. Advanced technology applied to learning.

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  • InternacionalidadInternational context 

    282 exchange agreements. Programs and internships in more than 40 countries. 70 programs 100% in English or in bilingual formats.

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  • Desarrollo Competencial Skills development

    100% of our students receive an integrated education. Excellent students program. Development of skills such as problem solving, leadership.

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  • Empleabilidad Focus on employment

    90% of our students find work in the first year. 3,000 agreements with companies. 2000 curricular internships a year. 10% outside Spain.

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