The University of León has two campuses: León (Campus de Vegazana) and Ponferrada, all of them in the region of León, on the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. They serve a population of 13,700 students in a varied menu of 40 undergraduate degrees, 36 official Master’s degree and 16 doctoral programs offered by 26 Departments in 13 Faculties, 100 research groups and 10 research institutes. Speaking the same language as the students, ULE is also composed of a talented group of 900 faculty members and 500 administration staff.
With a strong and centralized international office since 1989, it gathers a high potential to organize and manage important transnational projects. The recent investment of opening an International Project’s Office has already yielded high results account taken of its active participation at projects of varied funding sources (LLP, Tempus, Erasmus Plus, Horizon, Justice, Interreg, among others).
ULE is internationally accredited by AEVE for our veterinary and by EURO-INF for our Computer Engineering Degree and host Confucius institute for the international promotion of Chinese language and SCAYLE (Supercomputer center of Castilla y León) Moreover, ULE is proud of its international acquaintances as it is a founding member of the Santander Group, The “Consorcio de Turismo Idiomático (partnering with León Coty Hall) and SIECLE Association, and the Compostela Group of Universities playing a leading role. ULE is also a member of HACU (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities), AIUP, and in an immediate future of Grupo Tordesillas.
Each year, the University of León welcomes over 1,000 foreign students from more than 50 different countries, which allows us to enjoy an international atmosphere with students from the five continents. All of them are gather to enjoy our international week at the time of their arrival. Our University today it is fully committed to the implementation of Erasmus + projects under all five key actions.
The University of León coordinates diverse international research teams and participates with great success in several international projects with the role of coordinator and project partner. In the past ten years, ULE specially won recognition in Marketing through Lifelong Learning Programmes.
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