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University of Alicante

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Welcome to the University of Alicante (UA)! We are an institution founded in 1979, providing a welcoming environment for you to embark on your next educational adventure. With approximately 30,000 students, we offer a diverse academic portfolio, including undergraduate and postgraduate programs in areas such as sciences, humanities, engineering, social sciences, and health.

We aim to make your experience at UA unforgettable, offering a wide range of extracurricular activities, cultural events, and research opportunities. Our goal is not only to provide you with a high-quality education but also to help you grow as an individual, prepare you to face real-world challenges, and ensure you have an extraordinary experience.

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University in a nutshell


The University of Alicante is located in San Vicente, a city adjacent to Alicante, situated in the Valencian Community on the eastern coast of Spain. Alicante is a Mediterranean coastal city renowned for its pleasant climate, beautiful beaches, and rich history. The main campus of the University of Alicante is approximately 6 kilometers northwest of the city center. With easy access by road and public transportation, the campus provides a conducive environment for academic pursuits and university life.

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The C6 bus service runs between the airport terminal building and Alicante city centre every 20 minutes, 365 days a year. It also stops at the Renfe train station and other strategic locations around Alicante, connecting with TRAM lines L1, L2, L3 and L4 at the following stops: Alfonso X El Sabio, Plaza de los Luceros and Vázquez de Mella. The regular ticket cost is €3.85.

The University of Alicante boasts excellent road accessibility, strategically located near the exit of the Mediterranean Highway (AP-7), as well as connected to the province’s network of highways such as the Alicante Bypass (A-70), Mediterranean Highway (A-7), Alicante Highway (A-31), and Northwest Access to Alicante (A-77).

Both the AP-7 highway and the A-70 Bypass link the university to Alicante-Elche Airport, providing a convenient and fast commute for visitors opting for air travel.

The Alicante-San Vicente del Raspeig commuter train (C-3) has a station close to the campus, establishing a direct connection between Alicante and the University.

Access to the University of Alicante is also facilitated by bus services (urban and interurban lines), the Luceros-University tram (L2) connecting Alicante with the San Vicente del Raspeig campus, and bicycle routes specially designated for this purpose.

In the following link, you can download maps for all transportation modes to navigate the city seamlessly: https://www.alicanteturismo.com/en/public-transport/ 

Learn Spanish

You can complement your studies with Spanish courses. At the UA, we offer a course of 4 hours per week (2 sessions of 2 hours) with schedules compatible with various undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The courses, available at different levels (basic, intermediate, and advanced), total 60 hours. The course is equivalent to 6 ECTS credits and is free of cost.

You can find more detailed information at: www.csidiomas.ua.es

Accomodation app

Each country offers different options for you to stay during your time at the host university. At Transform4Europe, we have created an application to provide you with all the information about the options available to you.

Get to know the app: https://proyectoue.ogpi.ua.es/accommodation/

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