UHU Information

University of Huelva

The University of Huelva was founded in 1993 by popular demand. Since then its aim has been to provide quality teaching and research, as well as promoting economic, environmental and cultural developments in the city and province. We are an international university that is committed to the region and to the city. Close links have been forged with local businesses, whereby students are offered work placements in order to facilitate their incorporation into the work force.

The research conducted by the University has a strong impact and directly benefits our community. Our staff is comprised of approximately one thousand lecturers and more than four hundred administrative and support staff. Almost 12.000 students attend the University of Huelva including about 2000 carrying out postgraduate studies. Our unique environment combines with these features make Huelva a distinctive university and a special place to be a student. About 15% of all of its students are international students, mostly from Europe but also from places like China, Russia and specially, from South American countries.

We are a young, dynamic, open, friendly, supportive and accessible university. Our priorities are quality in teaching and in research in order to keep ahead. A great little college, whose Campus of International Excellence is internationally recognized. Ranked in the first 50 European universities proportionately receiving most Erasmus exchange students. We have numerous scholarships and exchange programs with universities in Europe, Latin America, USA, Canada, Japan and China through which our students and teaching staff complete their training and / or experience abroad.

Some key facts about our University:

  • More than 75 hectares and 140,000 m2 spread over 4 university Campuses.
  • Classes in small groups.
  • Campus of International Excellence.
  • Approximately 90 research groups.
  • Language courses of Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Japanese, with the possibility of obtaining English Language Certificate issued by Cambridge and British Council.
  • Wide range of cultural and sports activities.
  • Placements for students and graduates.
  • Placement and counseling agency for self-employment.
  • Attention to Special Needs staff and students.
  • Wi-Fi on all campuses. Moodle. Technological desks in classrooms.
Academic Offer

We are proud to offer a varied and high quality teaching offer. Right now we offer 36 degrees and 36 masters comprised by hundreds of subjects lectured in Spanish and foreign languages.

Buddy Program

The Buddy Program aims to integrate international students through the support of students from the University of Huelva in the management of administrative procedures, participation in the cultural life of the city, knowledge of the environment and university life in general.

If you are interested in participating and want to collaborate in the integration of international students at the UHU, just follow these simple steps.

  1. Fill in the registration form here. After filling in this form, you will be added to our database and we will assign you an international buddy according to the data you have provided.
  2. Buddy assignment. You will receive an email so that you can contact your buddy to initiate participation in the programme.
  3. Commitment to participate. Once you contact your Buddy, you will have to sign the participation commitment through our online form (link). Signing this document will accredit you as a member of the Buddy Program and you will be able to apply for ECTS credits. By signing it, you commit yourself to:
    - Send a monthly report of the activities and actions carried out with the student assigned to you. You can fill in the report online here.
    - Participate in possible activities organised by the International Relations Office for this programme.
    - Fulfil the obligations included in the Buddy Programme.

Information about COVID-19

Covid procedure for exchange students at University of Huelva

The most common symptoms of covid are high temperature, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste, sore throat, headache, general weakness, diarrhoea and vomiting.
If you think you have covid stay at home and contact the health services by phoning these numbers 900 40 00 61 / +34 955 54 50 60.

Ask clearly to communicate in english, if you do not have competent spanish language skills inform the University of Huelva International Office drinter02@sc.uhu.es and +34 959 21 94 94.

If you cannot make contact with the health services and you feel that you need urgent attention, you can phone us during office hours 8:00-15:00 at +34 959 21 94 94

Outside office hours, please phone the director of the International Office at +34 646 13 65 41

If you are on campus, go to the Faculty of Nursing or the Faculty of Education and ask the concierge to bring you to the designated covid area. The concierge will inform the dean of the faculty, and the university health and safety delegate.

Watch this video for more information.

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