Founded in 1915, the University of Murcia is a public comprehensive university located southeast Spain (45 km away from the Mediterranean sea) in the vibrant and historical city of Murcia. It has with a lively student population and strong academic departments in fields such as Modern Languages, Business, Education, Law, Chemistry, Computer Science and Veterinary Medicine. Murcia is strong in Law, Education, Business, Economics, Chemistry, Medicine, Spanish and English Languages, and Veterinary Medicine. There are many interesting courses available in Translation and Interpretation, History, Art History, Mathematics and Psychology. Several different institutes cooperate within the university including Water and Environment, Education, Sport, Tax and Finance and Development.
There are several different program tracks at Murcia. The Language and Culture program is a semester program in Spanish Language & Hispanic Culture. Students may follow this program with another semester of regular university courses. Students who already demonstrate a proficient language ability may enroll in regular university courses.