6. INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
» ICT applications
» Communication equipment and technologies
» Electronic authentication
» Intelligence systems
» Cyber security
» Network technologies
The University of Granada (UGR), founded in 1531, is one of the largest and most important universities
in Spain. It welcomes more than 60000 students per year, including many foreign students, as UGR is the
leader host institution in the Erasmus program. UGR, featuring 3500 professors and more than 2000
auxiliary personnel, offers a total of 75 degrees through its 123 departments and 27 centers.
UGR is also a leading institution in research, located in the top 5/10 of Spanish universities in a variety of
ranking criteria, such as the number of national R&D projects, fellowships awarded, publications, or
international funding. UGR is one of the few Spanish Universities listed in the Shanghai Top 500 ranking
(http://www.arwu.org/), in which its Engineering/Technology and Computer Science Faculty is positioned
at the top of the 50 best universities of the world. It is also well recognized for its web presence
(http://www.4icu.org/top200/). Additionally, the UGR is among the 201-300 first universities of the
world and among the 3 first Spanish universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
Studies that stand out at UGR are Mathematics (among 101-150 position) and Computer Sciences (position
45), in which UGR has 4 researchers at the top of the Highly Cited Researchers list.
Internationally, we have firmly committed to EU research. The UGR was awarded a total of 66 projects in
the Seventh Framework Programme, with a total funding of 17.97 M€, and 46 projects in the H2020 with
total funding around 12 M€. Our more than 4,300 researchers are arranged in 521 research groups
covering all scientific fields and disciplines from the Humanities, Social and Legal Sciences, Engineering,
Healthcare, Information Technology and Communications and all areas of science.