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Universidad de Salamanca is a Spanish public higher education institution, located in the city of Salamanca, in the autonomous community of Castilla y León. It was founded in 1218 by King Alfonso IX. This first Study had, according to the decree of 1254, a master in laws, another in decrees, two of decretals, two of logic, two of grammar, two of physics or medicine, one of organ, an apothecary, a librarian and two conservatives. Thus, the University of Salamanca became, along with Paris, Oxford and Bologna, one of the first European universities. It is also the oldest university in the Hispanic world and one of the oldest in the world in continuous operation. It has a stable body of around 30,000 students.

The University of Salamanca is composed by sixteen faculties: Fine Arts, Biology, Sciences, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Social Sciences, Law, Economics and Business, Education, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Geography and History, Medicine, Psychology and Translation and Documentation and a university school: Nursing and Physiotherapy In addition, in the campuses that the University of Salamanca has in other cities, there are the Higher Polytechnic School of Ávila, the Higher Polytechnic School of Zamora, the Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineering of Béjar, the University School of Education and Tourism of Ávila and the University School of Teaching of Zamora.

Organisation Details

National coalition member
Organisation category
Formal Education and Training provider
Target audience
Digital skills in education.
Digital technology / specialisation
Geographic scope - Country
Industry - field of education and training
Teacher training without subject specialisation
Teacher training with subject specialisation
Fine arts
Humanities (except languages) not further defined
History and archaeology
Philosophy and ethics
Languages not further defined
Inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving social sciences, journalism and information
Inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving business, administration and law
Biological and related sciences not further defined
Inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving engineering, manufacturing and construction
Inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary