Universidad Catolica de Valencia San Vicente Martir





The  university was founded by the Archbishop of Valencia, in 2003. It now has grown to an establishment of nearly 15,000 students.

At its launch, the university offered degrees in Psychology, Psychopedagogy, Sports Sciences, Social and Cultural Anthropology and Marine Sciences. In 2004 the university incorporated the University School of Nursing "Nuestra Señora de los Desamparados" and, in 2007, the University created a Faculty of Medicine offering degree courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy and Podiatry. Today the University comprises six faculties and one university school teaching 18 degree courses.

The university programmes are spread over seven campuses in the city and region of Valencia. The nursing and dentistry faculties are located in the centre of Valencia, at the heart of the city and the university. The staff to student ratio is 1:12. 

The university has a wide range of facilities and activities available to all of its students beyond the academic requirements. Physical activity and sports facilities are very important to the university. You will also find a Student Guidance Centre to look after the personal welfare of the university’s students. The university has appropriate facilities for students with physical disabilities.

Courses offered through English


The university has contracted out the provision of accommodation to a management company that runs student residences.