University of Jaen (UJA) is a public university located in Jaén, Spain that was founded in 1993. There are approximately 17,000 students studying at this vibrant, modern university which has an international outlook and a strong commitment to society and the local community.
The university is only a ten-minute walk from the city center, allowing an unforgettable learning experience that extends far beyond the classroom. The city’s history goes back to the Moorish period, which left the city the largest Arab baths in Spain. Its impressive architecture also includes medieval cathedrals and the Museum of Arts and Popular Customs. In October, Jaen hosts its biggest festival, the San Lucas Fair which involves dancing and traditional gastronomy.
Programmes of study
DMU’s exchange agreement with University of Jaen allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:
Modules will be available in English and further information about the study options can be found here. Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at University of Jaen.
Learn more about campus activities and events
Exchange students can take advantage of an extensive programme of social, cultural and sport-related activities. The Sport Facilities include skiing, tennis, aerobics, pilates, trekking, cycling, climbing, canoeing, basketball, and football. Cultural activities include theatre, cinema, conferences, guided tours, music festivals, exhibitions, etc.
It is also recommended that all exchange students leave their contact details at the ASUEJ International Students, so that they can have the opportunity of enrolling in the trips and meetings organized by its members.
Travel & accommodation
Visas & insurance
Living costs in Spain tend to be lower than those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have a created a simple cost comparison between the UK and Spain: