Universitat de València, Spain
About the Universitat de València
Founded in 1499, the Universitat de València (UV) is one of the oldest surviving universities in Spain. The university's student population is around 55,000, spread among three campuses; business classes are offered at the Tarongers campus. The combination of the university's own renown and its location in the cultural mecca of València draws hundreds of international students to visit each year. With arts and culture venues, sports activities, and student volunteer groups, study abroad students will find plenty to do during their free time.
València is the capital city of the Kingdom of València , and home to the largest port on the Mediterranean Western coast. The third largest city in Spain, València has a population of around 809,000. Students can stroll through the the silk exchange market, or "La Lonja de la Seda", catch a movie at the Plaça de l'Ajuntament, or attend the Las Fallas festival in spring to sample paella valenciana. The average daily temperature in València ranges from about 52ºF in January to 78ºF in August.