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Miguel Hernandez University of Elche
English Name: Miguel Hernandez University of Elche
Region: Southern Europe
Country/Region: Spain
Found Year: 1996
Address: Avda. de la Universidad, s/n
Website: http://www.umh.es

The Miguel Hernández University is a Spanish public University established in 1996. Academic activities began in the 1997/98 academic year. The Miguel Hernández University of Elche has 4 campuses (Elche, Sant Joan d'Alacant, Orihuela, and Altea) and 75 buildings whose total surface area covers 947,635 m2. Its constructed surface area is 209,876 m2.

Currently, the UMH is home to 25,247 students, of which 13,002 are enrolled in official degree programs (bachelor, master, PhD), with the remaining 12,245 learning in continuing education programs. Its budget for 2019 is 106,191,255.52 euros

The UMH offers 25 bachelor's, 53 master's, and 13 doctoral programs adapted to the European Higher Education Area in the fields of the arts, experimental and technical sciences, engineering, and health and social sciences at its 4 university campuses. In addition to these official programs, the UMH also offers hundreds of its own continuing education courses and programs, including University Expert, unique UMH Master's, Advanced University Diploma, University Specialist, Summer, Winter, Refinement, Bridging, university access, and language instruction, among others.

Tuition rates for official programs vary, from between 982 € (for undergraduate experimental-level 1 programs) to 1389 € (for undergraduate experimental-level 5 programs).

The UMH is particularly concerned about its students entering the labor market. Here, the University has excelled, achieving excellent results thanks to more than 9,500 businesses maintaining collaboration agreements with the University. This has resulted in over 59.000 student internships the last years. 

To improve the employability of its students, the UMH organizes several employment workshops each year focused on the diverse professional fields its students are trained in. Another University objective is promoting entrepreneurship in its students, through which the UMH has set the Program of University Entrepreneurs in motion.

The UMH has also fostered partnerships with other national and international institutions to promote student mobility and attract foreign students. In its bid for its internationalization, the UMH has set in motion a complete program of activities to facilitate foreign academic stays and to receive students who wish to further their education within our classrooms.

Research

Research has an essential function at the UMH, which has adopted asfundamental missions encouraging and developing scientific, technical andartistic research of excellence, and training its researchers with postgraduate studies and doctoral programs in addition to specialized programs.

UMH research activities are closely related to the socioeconomics urroundings of its campuses but additionally possess a relevance and level ofexcellence recognized nationally and internationally, made evident by the high number of collaborations maintained with other prestigious centers and institutions through R&D agreements and projects. In particular, notable UMH research activities include neuroscience, biotechnology, health, statistics and operations research, engineering, information and communications technology, industrial technology, materials, production planning and agri-foodsystems, among others.

The UMH is interested in strengthening relationships with companies and its socioeconomic environment further through the transfer and licensing of itsresearch results. To accomplish this, the University constantly participates injoint research projects with national and international companies, using itsstate of the art research facilities and capabilities.

Since it was founded, the UMH has been clearly committed to setting in motion an ambitious system for quality, and this has allowed for continuousimprovement in its collective activities. Over the years, our Quality Systemhas been in use at all the UMH centres, departments, services and administrative units, with prominent recognition for the quality, excellence and innovation of the UMH resulting from this.

Elche Campus

The Office of the Rector and the University’s central services, as well as four schools, four research institutes and twelve departments are located in the city of Elche. In particular, the degree programs taught here include law, journalism, business administration, labor relations and human resources, sports science, psychology, biotechnology, business statistics, environmental science, electrical, electronic, mechanical and telecommunication technologies engineering, and computer engineering in informationtechnology in addition to various masters and postgraduate courses. This campus also contains sporting facilities including a golf course, paddle tennis courts, a pool, and a sports hall.

Sant Joan Campus

In Sant Joan, beside the university hospital, the UMH campus is dedicated to the health sciences. Housed here are two schools, two research institutes, six departments and several laboratorios for training students. Degrees in medicine, physiotherapy, podiatry, occupational therapy, pharmacy and various postgraduate courses are taught on this campus. The Institute of Neuroscience and the Drug Dependence Research Institute have their headquarters here.

Orihuela Campus

In Orihuela, there are two schools and five UMH departments distributed between two university locations (Desamparados and Salesas), where technical and social science education, respectively, are offered. The courses taught at Desamparados, in addition to various masters, include food science and technology, agri-food and agri-environmental engineering. At Salesas, the degrees offered include business administration, political science and public management.

Altea Campus 

This center is dedicated entirely to the arts. Offered here is the degree in fine arts, and the campus contains a multi-sport court as well. This campus has workshops and studios for painting, sculpture, illustration, design, drawing, modeling, dance, etc., for students in a fine arts curriculum. The master’s degree Master’s in Project and Research is also taught here.

Undergraduate Programs:
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration and Management. Orihuela Campus
Fine Arts
Biotechnology
Food Science and Technology
Environmental Science
Physical Activity and Sports Sciences
Political Science and Public Administration
Audiovisual Communication
Law (Classroom, Classroom & Online)
Business Statistics
Pharmacy
Physiotherapy
Agro-Food and Agro-Environmental Engineering
Telecommunications Technology Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Engineering and Industrial Automation
Computer Engineering in Information Technologies 
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
Journalism
Podiatry
Psychology
Labor Relations and Human Resources
Occupational Therapy
Public Safety and Private Security
Audiovisual Communication and Journalism
Business Administration and Management
Postgraduate Programs:
Law
Management
Tourism
Prevention
Anthropology
Taxation
Management
Bioengineering
Finance
Cooperation
Energy
Health
Teaching
Health
Organizations
Management
Waste
Installations
Communication
Spheres
Engineering
Engineering
Engineering
Journalism
Efficiency
Intervention
Research
Research
Research
Alternatives
Medicine
Nanotechnology
Clinic
Neuropsychopharmacology
Prevention
Research
Psychology
Health
Health
Fruticulture
Neurology
Adolescents
Systems
Enology
Auditing
Perspectives)
Drugs
Engineering
Robotics
Quality
Doctoral Programs:
Bioengineering
Biology
Criminology
Health
Economics
Mathematics
Communication
Sustainability
Neuroscience
Technologies
Sciences
Technologies
Sciences

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