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Oficina de Relaciones Internacionales y Responsabilidad Social

Exchange Students

About the university

The University of La Rioja (UR) is located on a modern campus in Logroño, capital of La Rioja, where 7,500 students are registered on courses in 26 undergraduate programs, Doctorates, Masters and other postgraduate courses.

The UR is the only University in this small region in Northern Spain. La Rioja is where the Monasteries of San Millán de la Cogolla, cradle of the first words written in the Spanish language, are situated, sites included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1996. The UR was founded in 1992 and, as a centre devoted to Higher Education, research and cultural promotion.

The size of the campus, occupying an area of 200,000 m2, guarantees an atmosphere of personal treatment and cultural immersion which is ideal for learning Spanish as a Foreign Language. The students study in small groups.

All the buildings of the University of La Rioja are grouped together on a single campus. At its heart, a stone’s throw from each building, is the UR Library. Rated as one of the five best university libraries in Spain, it has a stock of 200,000 books and also on-line services via Internet: DIALNET is the most important data base of scientific articles in Spanish.

The University of La Rioja campus is on a short distance from the centre of Logroño (capital of La Rioja), with a metropolitan area of 150,000 inhabitants.

Study Programmes

Required documents

International students who have been selected by their home institutions to study at Universidad de La Rioja must provide by email the following documents to the International Office of the University of La Rioja: internacional@adm.unirioja.es

  • 1 passport-size (scanned copy).
  • A scanned copy of a valid passport or identity card.
  • European health card or other insurance document certifying the coverage and the valid period (scanned copy).      The University of La Rioja can provide an insurance proposal covering the duration of the stay. For more details, you can contact the International Relations Office.

The deadlines to nominate the students by email are:

30th May for the incoming students of the whole academic year or the first semester (fall/winter semester).
30th November for the incoming students of the second semester (spring semester).

The deadlines to send the documents are:

30th June for the incoming students of the whole academic year or the first semester (fall/winter semester).
30th December for the incoming students of the second semester (spring semester).

The information about VISA

Buddy Program

Spanish Courses

The Spanish language and culture courses of the University of La Rioja are aimed at students of all nationalities willing to learn Spanish or to improve their language level. Taught by qualified university teachers, it combines the systematic study of grammar and vocabulary and the practice of communication skills. 

More information

English-Friendly Program

The University of La Rioja has implemented a new Program called English-Friendly which gives foreign students English resources while taking courses in Spanish.

The courses in this Program are taught in Spanish but offer support and tutoring in English. The students also have the posibility to do the exams in English on request.

Undergraduate program

Arts and humanities

Sciences

Law and Social Sciences

Engineering

Master program

Arts and humanities

Sciences

Law and Social Sciences

Engineering
 

Oficina de Relaciones Internacionales y Responsabilidad Social
Universidad de La Rioja
Edificio Rectorado
Avda. de La Paz 93-103
26006 Logroño. La Rioja. España
941 299152
internacional@adm.unirioja.es

The Buddy Program is an initiative that aims to help foreign students participating in Erasmus-type exchange programmes to integrate socially and academically into the University of La Rioja and the city of Logroño.