University of Deusto – Bilbao, Spain

The University of Deusto is a Spanish private university with campuses in Bilbao and San Sebastián. The University of Deusto is the oldest private university in Spain, with its establishment dating back to 1886. The main campus is situated in Bilbao, a metropolitan area with more than one million inhabitants which is the business and cultural hub of northern Spain, and the heart of the Basque country.

Approximately 13,000 students are enrolled on courses at the University of Deusto, 1,300 of which participate in international mobility programmes each year. More information about studying on exchange can be found here.

Programmes of study

DMU’s exchange agreement with the University of Deusto allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:

  • Arts, Design & Humanities – Product Design
  • Business & Law – International Relations and International Relations with Spanish
  • Computing, Engineering & Media – Computer Science, Engineering, Journalism, Media & Communication subjects
  • Health & Life Sciences – Psychology

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 the University of Deusto.

View University of Deusto’s exchange guide below…

view exchange GUIDE

Travel & accommodation

Visas & insurance

  • Visas – To take part in this exchange you are responsible for ensuring that you meet Spanish immigration requirements.
  • Insurance – All students are recommended to purchase travel insurance for the duration of their time in Europe to cover personal possessions and healthcare. UK and EU nationals can apply for a UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) which is time-limited to the length of the exchange period.


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: