12+1 Reasons to
study in Salamanca
It's a culture-rich town and its touristy appeal is unquestionable. In fact, since 1988 Salamanca is considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Salamanca’s old quarter is charming and its Plaza Mayor is considered to be one of the most beautiful squares in Europe and in the world.
Salamanca is a University Town. It has been designed for students, where they can truly live an unforgettable educational and personal experience. It is one of the cities with the greatest number of Erasmus students, which makes it a cosmopolitan and very lively city. There are people on the streets at any time of the day.
It has a broad business network in ICTs, it has a Science Park that houses big companies and a Business Incubator. Moreover, Salamanca's privileged geographical location means that students have access to prestigious centres such as the Technology Park of Castilla y León or the Technology Park of Madrid, which enables our students to easily join the labour market.
Salamanca offers easy access to other big cities, such as Madrid, which makes it easy for you to travel to other places of interest.
In 2018, Salamanca celebrated its eighth centenary (it is the oldest university in Europe). View more
The University of Salamanca has a Student Development, Information and Orientation Service (SPIO) that will help you to make your stay in the city easier. View more
There are many accommodation options: halls of residence where you can meet other students with whom you can share great experiences. View more
If sport is your thing, Salamanca has many sports facilities for you to enjoy. View more
Salamanca is not only a beautiful town; within its province there are many spectacular places to visit. The Arribes del Duero, Alberca or Pozo de los Humos are just a few examples of where you can go on a trip. View more
It has many renowned institutes and research groups where students can prepare for a successful working life.
The town offers countless leisure options, not only its well-known parties and university Thursdays, but also theatre, art, festivals, music and many other alternatives that you can enjoy. View more
Salamanca is famous for its New Year's Eve celebration organized especially for university students, more than 40,000 people attend every year. View more