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Come and spend this time on a modern campus, bristling with activity.
CEU is a not-for-profit foundation - which means that we reinvest all the money we make in improving the facilities of our campus and in giving our students have the best experience possible. The University has invested more than 80 million euros in the Valencia region over the last few years.
Share the campus with other young people from more than 100 countries - just like you, they come here both to study for a degree and to live life to the full at university.
For many years now, Valencia has been seen as one of the top destinations for European students. As the Spanish city with the highest percentage of international students, the capital of the Comunitat Valenciana is the perfect place for those who are looking for somewhere Mediterranean, contemporary and slightly Bohemian.
By choosing a university in Valencia, you are also choosing a safe city with a great history and one of the best climates in Europe, and you’ll be less than two hours away from one of Europe’s great capitals.
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This was the first building to be constructed on the University’s new campus and it is known as the Luis Campos Górriz Building, being named after a distinguished figure of the Asociación Católica de Propagandistas, the organization which established CEU in the early 20th century.
The building is home to several of the CEU UCH’s general services, such as the General Secretary’s Office, the Languages Service, the Careers Service and the International Relations Office.
The building is also the main teaching hub for the following Bachelor’s Degree programmes:
The lecture halls are located on the first and second floors. The third floor houses the lecturers’, Deans’ and Secretaries’ offices, and meeting rooms, so that students have easy access to the academic and administrative staff.
The building has its own canteen on the ground floor and dining and break areas on each floor. The building is designed for the modern university community, so that there are various spaces set aside for students to work together with their laptops or to relax and chat.
It’s commonplace to see students from different countries sitting together between lectures chatting or surfing the net using the building’s Wi-Fi connection.
All the lecture halls are equipped with a projector and data and TV connections, as well as microphone and sound systems. All of them have large windows allowing natural light to pour in. They are both naturally and mechanically ventilated, and the ventilation system can be controlled from each room. The building is also completely wheelchair accessible, and it has its own chapel on the third floor.
The building has specially-equipped rooms for certain types of electronic equipment and also computer rooms with PCs and Macs.
On campus, this building is known as the Bartolomé Serra Audiovisual Production Centre, being named after one of the key figures in the University’s growth and development and its first General Manager. The exclusive purpose of this 2000 m2, two-storey building is to enable our students to undertake practical training in television, radio and photographic production, using the latest technology to optimize learning.
The building possesses:
The building also has various other facilities such as production meeting rooms, newsrooms, dressing rooms, screening rooms, and storage rooms for technical equipment and set backgrounds.
Opened in 2017, the building houses lecture halls and advanced laboratories. It is the main teaching hub for the following Bachelor’s Degrees:
On the ground floor, you can find the Pharmacy Practical Training Room, the Advanced Medical Simulation Centre (including an operating theatre), part of the University Dentistry Clinic and practical training facilities for Physiotherapy students, including three gymnasiums, and electromechanics and biomechanics rooms. There are four simulation roomsfor nursing , other multi-use rooms, general university service facilities, a large conference room and a chapel. The Anatomy and Dissection Room is in the basement.
The first floor houses rooms for lectures and specialized seminars and also ten teaching laboratories. There is also a break area and group-work rooms aimed at students.
The second floor houses further rooms for lectures and specialized seminars. There are eight more general laboratories, plus two microscopy laboratories, with space for 40 students. The animal housing unit for research is also present on this floor. As with the first floor, there is a break area and group-work rooms for students.
On the third floor, students can find the lecturers’ offices, the Dean’s Office, the Faculty Secretary’s Office, and the Medical Service. This floor also boasts 13 tutorial rooms and another seven laboratories, specifically for research purposes.
The University Dentistry Clinic is the place where our Dentistry undergraduates and postgraduates undertake their practical training, under the strict supervision of the clinic's staff. One of the great advantages is that it is part of the Health Sciences Building, and so students can undertake their theoretical and practical training in the same place.
The CEU University Dentistry Clinic has all the technical equipment required for the diagnosis and surgical treatment of any oral health problem. The clinic was reequipped in 2017 and now boasts:
The Veterinary Building possesses both lecture halls and rooms for specialized seminars, with the latter being smaller as seminars take place in small groups for all courses. All the lecture halls have digital whiteboards, projectors and sound equipment. There are also two computer rooms and a microscopy room.
Furthermore, the building has group-work rooms for students and a break area, which often sees students working together with a coffee in hand. The lecturers’ offices are also to be found here, making it easy for students to contact them during their office hours.
The veterinary hospital - the Hospital Clínico Veterinario CEU – was opened in 2017 and it is one of the few university veterinary hospitals with specialist facilities for both small and large animals, especially horses. Veterinary Medicine undergraduates undertake practical training at the hospital from their very first year, with the great advantage being that it is only five minutes away from the main building for lectures.
The Hospital Clínico Veterinario CEU covers 4000 m2 over a single floor. The reception area has separate waiting facilities for dogs, cats and exotic animals. The hospital has range of facilities, divided into two large clinical areas:
The hospital has two laboratories, one for clinical tests and the other for histopathology, an anatomical dissection room and a necropsy room.
The Hospital Clínico Veterinario CEU also has four study rooms, which can be used for individual study or for group work and there are multi-use rooms for talks, presentations and meetings.
The CEU Veterinary Teaching and Research Farm possesses six different species for students’ practical training in handling, clinical care and reproduction. The farm is made up of the Main Building from which there is a wide covered walkway leading to the six Animal Units. Each Unit is independent from the others, with three on each side of the walkway, forming a “fishbone” shape.
Each of the Livestock Units consists of two modules, with one of them being set aside for examinations for that species and the other module being used to house the animals.
The farm is a fifteen-minute drive from campus, and a free shuttle bus service is provided to students to take them to and from their practical training sessions.
Go to The Website Of The Veterinary Teaching And Research Farm
The main building for Design and Architecture is what is known as the ESET – the Escuela Superior de Enseñanzas Técnicas. It is a striking building, as it is a former factory which has been rehabilitated, making it the ideal place to foster creativity and artistry. The following studies are taught in the building:
The building’s two-floor structure with a central hall, enabling natural light to pour in, provides ample space for display. Full advantage of this is taken, with student work and projects on public show throughout the year. The building also has:
The Library (known as the Biblioteca-CRAI) invests part of its annual budget in acquiring new bibliographical holdings across a range of formats: monographs, journals, databases, electronic resources, films, etc. There is capacity for 689 readers, with 12 group work rooms, 6 research offices, a research room and a conference room.
The range of services offered by the Library includes: a University information desk, loans of library items, the Material Acquisition Service and the Bibliographical Information and User Training Service. The Library also provides support to researchers through the Intellectual Property Office, the Bibliometrics Unit, the Author Promotion Service and the Institutional Repository.
The University’s Rectorate building (Rectorado) is the latest to be constructed around the central square of the Alfara del Patriarca. It is located next to the CEU auditorium, the Paraninfo, which was inaugurated in 2019.
The buildings is home to the offices of the University’s senior management and members of the general services staff. It also has a canteen and a chapel.
The desire to recreate professional environments to facilitate learning has always been of the characteristic features of education at CEU. Being able to put theoretical learning into practice while still at the University really helps our students prepare themselves for real life in employment. But achieving this requires two things in particular:
Learn more about our advanced learning facilities here.
CEU’s Palacio de Colomina Cultural Centre is a facility open to all right in the very heart of Valencia’s old town, just a few metres away from the Cathedral. It is a former aristocratic palace which has been rehabilitated, respecting the original architecture. The aim of this facility is to provide a venue for those with curious minds devoted to the culture of knowledge and art. It hosts a wide variety of special lectures and talks which are open to the general public, while also boasting an exhibition hall for paintings or multimedia installations.
On the first floor, you can the find the wonderful lucernario, a room right in the centre of the building which is illuminated by the large skylight above, and also two high quality meeting rooms, the Oval Room and the Board Room. The second and top floor of the building has some small lecture rooms in which a variety of postgraduate courses are taught. The building has its own chapel and houses the Valencia office of the Asociación Católica de Propagandistas.
HOW TO GET THERE
· BUS Reina stop 4,6,8,9,11,16,28,70,71 | Torres dels Serrans-Comte de Trénor 5, 28, 95
· METRO Line 3, Get off at Colón | Line 4 (Tram), Pont de Fusta
· CAR Route from your location
The University’s sporting facilities are an excellent place to meet up with friends and unwind, right on campus. The values inherent in university life shin through here: friendship, generosity, teamwork, and commitment.
There are courts to play handball, futsal, volleyball, badminton, 3 on 3 basketball, padel, padbol, and street basketball – and you can also play table tennis and pétanque. The Sports Service offices and the changing rooms are all located in the same place.
The CEU Sports Area is a hive of activity throughout the year. There is a wide range of internal competitions, instructor-led activities and events. It’s a place where you can meet new people, play your favourite sports, try out new ones, unwind and keep fit.
Opened in 2019, the CEU UCH Auditorium (known as el Paraninfo in Spanish) is a striking building overlooking the square at the heart of the University’s Valencia Campus. The Auditorium has three entrances: the main entrance on the north side, for use by students and staff during large events; an entrance to the south-west, oriented towards the new Rectorate building; and another to the south-west, towards the village of Alfara del Patriarca and the Calle Mayor.
The CEU UCH Auditorium has more than 2100 m2 over two floors, with the arrangement and materials used varying across these two storeys. As well as those areas which benefit from the shade provided by the building, the ground floor also a spacious entrance hall with large windows. The first floor houses the foyer, which can also double as a room for exhibitions or events, and this leads to the auditorium proper, which can sit 550 people.
Your time at university in Valencia won’t just be about going to lectures. University life is full of opportunities to learn and grow both professionally and personally. There are countless possibilities open to you to make the most of your student days – make sure you take full advantage!
Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Cuba, Senegal, Mali, Kenya, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Nepal and Spain itself are just some of the countries where you can have a truly unforgettable experience with CEU. You can make a contribution to improve society in these places by volunteering for one of the University’s solidarity programmes.
Being able to design a university which truly represents you is the very essence of the World Ambassador Student Board – WASB. In this innovative CEU organization, students are the ambassadors of the countries they are from and they ensure that the people of their nationality have a voice: they communicate your needs to the University so that we can build a truly international and cross-cultural campus together.
Students from the Mentoring Programme can show you all the ins and outs of being at university in Valencia, such as what day-to-life on your degree is like or how to move about in your new city. This is a great opportunity to hit the ground running and make friends from the very first day.
At the University’s multi-sport pitches and courts, you can take part in your favourite sport. You can make friends with people who share the same passion for sport as you and you can set yourself targets to get better and better.
Not only can you play with and against your friends, but you can also compete more widely by taking part in regional and national university sports competitions. A perfect example is Jorge Illarramendi, who has won seven medals representing CEU UCH in regional and national competitions.