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University of Girona

The University of Girona is a public institution of higher education that excels in research and is involved in social progress through the creation, transmission, dissemination and criticism of science, technology, humanities, sciences social and the arts. 

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The General Study, historical antecedent of the University of Girona, was created in 1446 by King Alfons el Magnànim, which granted Girona the privilege of granting titles of grammar, rhetoric, philosophy and theology, law and medicine. Throughout the 19th century , and as a result of the liberal revolution, the city council promoted the so-called "Free University of Girona".


The faculties and schools of the University of Girona are the centers responsible for the organization of teaching and the processes that lead to the obtaining of official titles. Currently offer over forty degrees covering the five main areas of knowledge: Science, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Technical.


The university research institutes are units engaged in scientific and technical research or artistic creation. Provide technical advice on the scope of their powers and can organize and develop programs and doctoral studies and graduate.

Research Institutes
  • Institute of European and Comparative Private Law
  • Catalan Institute of Language and Culture
  • Institute of the Environment
  • Institute of Computational Chemistry and catalysis
  • Institute of Educational Research
  • Higher Institute of Tourism Studies (INSETUR)
  • Institute of Historical Research
  • Quality of Life Research Institute
  • Institute of Food and Agricultural Technology
  • Institute of Aquatic Ecology
  • Institute of Informatics and Applications

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Student services

The Service of Academic Management and Students (SGAE) in charge of coordinating the processes specific to the academic and also the assessment and management procedures as a general access to university grants , charging tuition amounts and shipments of qualifications.

Housing services

The University of Girona is entrusted with the management of its accommodation reservation services, from the 2012-2013 academic year, at Girona Housing . The objective is to offer accommodations that meet standards of quality and comfort for the entire university community.

Library services

The Library is a resource center for learning and research that makes available to the university community a series of information resources (journals and electronic books, databases, special funds, institutional repositories) and services in order to contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the whole community with the highest level of quality and excellence.

ICT services

The Information Technology Service is the unit in charge of applying ICT (information and communications technology) so that the University achieve its objectives and tasks, managing basic ICT infrastructure developing applications, machining information systems and deploying user computer systems for teaching, research and management, which we support.

Medical services

The Office of Occupational Health is a service for all employees of the University of Girona which aims to carry out the necessary preventive measures to ensure adequate protection of the health and safety of workers, advising and assisting the University management, workers and their representatives and specialized representative bodies.

Student Life

Campus life

The schools are located on three campuses: the Old Town Centre and Montilivi, offering a perfect setting for the integral development of our students, thanks to the wide range of complementary services that offers the University of Girona.

Sports facilities

Practicing sports, developing physical activities, sharing collective experiences is also to become a university, to be a university student. The UdG Sports Service provides you with facilities, access to other centers, discounts, health tips and competitions to enjoy health in the campus environment.

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