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Universitat de València

València, Spain

Valencia is the capital city of the Kingdom of Valencia, and home to the largest port on the Mediterranean Western coast.  The third largest city in Spain, Valencia 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 Valencia ranges from about 52ºF in January to 78ºF in August.

 

About University of Valencia 

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 Valencia 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. Universitat de València offers some business courses in English. Students may participate in spring semester only or the fall/spring academic year.

Contact

Servei de Relacions Internacionals i Cooperació

Universitat de València

Palau de Cerveró

Plaça de Cisneros, 4

46003 València (Spain)

Apartat Oficial 22085


Cristina Gómez

Incoming Exchange Student Coordinator

incoming@uv.es

University of Valencia Application Process

Step 1: Submit the following items directly to Alyssa Kyff (Building 10, Room 2125) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:

DEADLINE: March 15 for fall semester and September 15 for spring semester


Step 2: Alyssa will sent your nomination to Valencia. Soon after, Valencia will send an email with instructions to apply online. Students must submit the following documents to their online application for Valencia:

  • Copy of valid passport
  • Passport sized photo

DEADLINE: June 20 for fall semester and November 20 for spring semester

University of Valencia Academics

Academic Calendar

Fall semester runs from mid-September to late January; spring semester runs from late January to mid-June. View UV's academic calendar.

Courses

Credit & Grade Conversions

University of Valencia Housing & Cost

Housing

UV works with you find accommodations in Valencia, either on or off campus. Some options include: 

  • Residence Halls
    • Rector Peset Hall of Residence - located in the historical city
    • Damia Bonet Hall of Residence 
     
  • Residence halls affiliated with UV, which are funded by a public or private body other than the University of Valencia
  • Flats rented out by private owners. 

Cost

UNF students participating in a Coggin semester exchange program will pay UNF tuition. Students will be responsible for all other expenses (i.e. flight, meals, housing, etc.). To see an estimated cost for one semester at Valencia, please see the estimated cost documents below.

Note: We recommend using Oanda as a currency converter when determining your budget.

Funding

Please view our Study Abroad Funding page for information about scholarships other funding opportunities.