The University of Salamanca has been a focal point of culture and learning since its founding in 1218. Today it offers an attractive portfolio of academic titles and is engaged in research of relevance throughout many fields. In addition, it is the “University of Spanish” and each year is host to students of Spanish language and culture from some 70 countries.
The University of Salamanca, founded in 1218, is a medium sized university with over thirty thousand students. It is the second most popular university in the country for students wanting to study outside their home districts.
Nearly eight hundred years of history is a very long time, but here you can access a brief overview of our history and its most illustrious figures.