Independent Agreement: Universidad Publica de Navarra
The Public University of Navarre was created in 1987 by the Parliament of Navarre and it is, consequently, a public university, young, modern and small in the Spanish university context, and located in the Pamplona and Tudela campuses. Its academic activity is developed in the areas of knowledge of the human and social sciences, health sciences and engineering; so, it is a fairly technical university. The UPNA is in the top group of Spanish universities in teaching, research and technology transfer, because, together with other seven Spanish public universities, is located in the first third with greater overall productivity.
- UPNA offers 18 undergraduate degrees (2 of them double degrees) and 29 Master's degrees (including 9 intercollegiate)
- As an exchange student you can register in any subject of Bachelor's degree. You can check the list of subjects, including those taught in English here
Courses are Available in the Following Fields:
- Economics and Business Administration
- Business Administration and Management
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Social Work
- Applied Sociology
- Child Education
- Primary Education
- Higher Technical School of Agricultural Engineers
- Agricultural, Food and Rural Environment Engineering
- Food Process and Product Innovation
- Higher Technical School of Industrial and Telecommunications Engineers
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Telecommunications Engineering Technology
- Computer Engineering
- Labour Relations and Human Resources
- Health Sciences
Language of Instruction:
Courses may be taught in Spanish or English. For a full list of courses available in English, click here
1 ECTS credit equals 25 student working hours, including attendance to lectures and seminars, exams, study hours at home, etc. Normally speaking Spanish students take 60 ECTS per academic year (30 ECTS per semester).
Dorms are rare at any European University, however, UPNA has a building dedicated to visiting scholars and students. This building is located walking distance from the main thoroughfare of the university and has single rooms, with minor kitchenette, a game room, computer study room, and a general dining area.
The building comes with a gaming room, dining room, or general shared living space and fitness room as well as other accommodations.
Buddy System: The BUDDY program is designed to facilitate your arrival and adaptation to Pamplona and the Public University of Navarra. It is a program runned out by UPNA students who have participated in an international exchange program and are well aware of what an international student can feel when arriving to another country. Each international student will have the possibility of having a buddy, even before his arrival in Pamplona, to whom may consult any issue related to their arrival and stay in Pamplona. The buddies are primarily concerned with help in finding accommodation, showing the university and the city, registration and procedures at arrival.
Estimated Cost of Life:
The Spanish currency is the euro. The cost of life will vary depending on the lifestyle of the student. 500 euros is the minimum you may need to live each month, but a quote from 800 euros per month is recommended if you want to enjoy your stay travelling or enjoying leisure and other recreational activities or training.
||Off Campus: 1,20 € (about $1.32)
On Campus: 0,70 € (about $0.77)
||Off Campus: 15 € (about $17)
On Campus: 6 € (about $7)
||Single ticket: 1,35 € (about $1.48)
Bonobus: 0,70 € (about $0.77)
||200 - 300 € /year (about $220 - 330)
||200 - 250 €/month (about $220 - 275)
UPNA is located in Navarra, a region with a high standard of living located in the northern Spain, south of the Pyrenees and one hour from the sea.
Its main campus, Campus Arrosadia, is placed in Pamplona, a city of 250,000 inhabitants internationally known its local festivities of San Fermín, celebrated every year the 6th of July. In the Campus Arrosadia of UPNA coexist six faculties and schools, research centres, library, dorm, a sports centre, golf course and language school.
For more information about Pamplona visit here
Non-EU students wishing to stay more than 90 days, must follow the following procedure: They enter Spain with a D visa issued by the Spanish consulate in the country of origin of the student and its validity is 3 months. 11 During the first month of validity of the visa D, the student must apply for a student’s card that allows him/her to live in Spain for a year.
For additional information about UPNA, visit here
, or contact Dr. Ivan Guardiola, Associate Professor, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering.
To contact the study abroad office Navarra email firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about study abroad or applying to study abroad at UPNA - please contact Robin Ziegler at email@example.com or 573-341-6237.