University of Zaragoza

University of Zaragoza

The University of Zaragoza is a public teaching and research institution. Its primary mission is to generate and convey knowledge to provide students with a broad education. The University bases its principles on quality, solidarity and openness. It aims to be an instrument of social transformation to drive economic and cultural development.

The University of Zaragoza has been a member of EUREC since 2002 and has extensive experience in teaching and research in renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability thanks to the participation of different research institutes in bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

EMRE is taught at The School of Engineering and Architecture, which enjoys high prestige for its training of engineering professionals. Their degrees are widely recognised and highly valued in the national and international labour market, and the level of graduate employment is impressive.

About 6,000 students are currently studying in the School of Engineering and Architecture for Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and there are about 300 postgraduate and doctoral students.

The surrounding Campus has various research institutes, technology centres and business incubation centres. These provide an attractive focal point for development and training, an excellent study environment, excellent relationships with colleagues and contact with the worlds of business and research.

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Practical Information


The city of Zaragoza is the capital of Aragon and an important communications hub with around 698,000 inhabitants.

It is linked to Madrid (306 km) and Barcelona (312 km) by high-speed train. At the same distance are Valencia (309 km), Bilbao (303 km) and somewhat further away Toulouse, in France (425 km).

More information about the city:

Teaching methods

Teaching will be based on lectures, laboratories, conferences, tutorials and visits given through all the subjects. Sessions will be scheduled from Monday to Friday.

Modules of the core programme:

Information about objectives, contents and evaluation activities can be obtained by clicking the links above.

The teaching language of the CORE semester is Spanish. Therefore, if your mother language is not Spanish, you must present documents attesting to sufficient knowledge of the Spanish language to follow the classes.


The University of Zaragoza provides help in finding students’ accommodation through links on their website:

The city council’s youth services website has a good classified ads section to look for a room in a shared apartment. Choose the category “Buscar Alojamientos”.-

It is advisable to look for accommodation near the tram line since it communicates directly with the Campus where the classes are taught.

International students

International students can visit the online guide for international students on

Spanish courses

The University of Zaragoza organises Spanish as a foreign language courses throughout the year.

Further information can be found at: 

Health insurance
Students from the European Union must ask for the E-128 form that gives them access to medical help and social security.
Students from countries outside the European Union or from those that do not have agreements with Spain must have private insurance, as well as those not covered by Social Security in their country.
Contact details

For academic information: María Paz Comech,

For mobility issues: International office,