Universidad de Murcia or University of Murcia, is the largest educational institution in the region of Murcia in Spain. Providing education to more than 31,500 students, it is a prestigious educational establishment of Spain. Universidad de Murcia traces itself to Universitas Studiorum Murciana, founded by Alfonso X of Castile around 1272, as is indicated by its seal.
A variety of courses are offered by the University of Murcia. These are
organised into official degrees (diplomas, degrees, engineering and
technical engineering), Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees,
independent degrees, academic specialisation and extracurricular
Courses on Fine Arts, Biology, Documentation Science, Industrial
Sciences, Economics and Business, Management Science, Law, Education,
Philosophy, Computer Sciences, Arts, Mathematics, Medicine, Psychology,
Chemistry, Veterinary Science, Nursing, Tourism, Social Work etc. can be
undertaken in the Universidad de Murcia. Language courses are also
offered including Spanish as a foreign language.
Universidad de Murcia has two major campuses in La Merced and
Espinardo. La Merced is the original campus in the center of the city
while Espinardo, the larger one, is five kilometers to the north.
Espinardo campus houses more students than La Merced. A third campus,
dedicated to medical and health studies, is at El Palmar. Fourth campus,
located at San Javier, and fifth one, in Lorca, also host many
Science Support Service
Laying stress on science and technology education, Universidad de
Murcia has developed an efficient Experimental Science Support Service
(SACE). Located in Espinardo, it includes services such as laboratory
animals, scientific calculations, agricultural and forestry experiments,
scientific equipment, cultivation of tissues, microscopy, radio
protection and waste, image analysis, and psychology equipment. Research
support laboratories are designed to support any kind of scientific
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