Rovira i Virgili University


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Rovira I Virgili University History

Rovira, I Virgili University also known as URV is a Spanish university located in Tarragona and Reus. The university dates back to the early 20th century when the university centres were established in both cities to promote technical education. These centres relied on the University of Barcelona and were then merged to form present-day university in the year 1991.

Rovira I Virgili University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Rovira I Virgili University comprises of two university schools, three technical schools, and seven faculties offering a wide range of programs in subjects like Arts, Law, Nursing, Chemistry, Oenology, Education Sciences, Psychology, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, and Health Sciences.

Rovira I Virgili University also comprises number of research institutes, centres, and schools such as Technology Centre for Nutrition and Health, Chemistry Technology Centre of Catalonia, Centre for Environmental, Food and Toxicological Technology, Innovation Centre in Catalyst Development for Sustainable Processes, Technological Innovation Centre in Electrical Engineering, and Advanced Technology Innovation Centre which cater to research and academic community.

Rovira I Virgili University Campuses

Rovira I Virgili University has six campuses across the cities of Reus and Tarragona in Spain. The headquarters are located in Baix Penedès campus which houses university administration buildings as well as faculty of Nursing. All six campuses of the university offer state-of-the-art facilities to its students.

Rovira I Virgili University comprises of three on-campus university hospitals, several libraries, student union and clubs, sports grounds, and dining services, in addition, to open green spaces to study and relax. The students also enjoy the great social life the city offers along with a taste of Spanish culture and food right at their doorstep.

Rovira I Virgili University Achievements

Rovira I Virgili University is ranked amongst top 500 universities in the world by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The QS Top Universities Ranking places the university in 401-500 bracket worldwide.

Rovira I Virgili University’s URV Foundation which was founded in 1999 is an institution which works together for the benefit of society and university. The foundation has actively offered education for over 14,000 students in the past.

Rovira I Virgili University USP

Rovira I Virgili University offers a range of options to its students to study in numerous institutions in Europe through ERASMUS program as well as offer international mobility through its bilateral agreements with many universities outside Europe.

Rovira I Virgili University has an acceptance rate of 79.5% which makes the university selective and not very strict on its admission policies. The university tuition fee is subsidised for local students.

Rovira I Virgili University Notable Alumni

Pueblo Modern (Spanish Illustrator), Lorena Roldán (Spanish Lawyer), Jordi Salvador I Duch (Member of the Congress of Deputies of Spain), and Meritxell Roigé I Pedrola (Spanish Politician).

Rovira i Virgili University Application Requirements


Rovira i Virgili University Deadlines

Bachelors: Stage 1: November 15, Stage 2: February 1

Masters: July 31

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.


Rovira i Virgili University Rankings


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14 -17
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