Loyola welcomes international students from 37 countries to its campus in Cordoba

Loyola University welcomed Monday to its campuses in Cordoba and Seville 363 international students, from 37 different nationalitieswhich are integrated into their classroom, whether to undertake their undergraduate studies during the first semester or the entire course.

Of these 363 students, 211 students are integrated into Seville and 152 in Cordoba. In terms of nationalities, Italy, Germany, France, the Netherlands, the United States, the United Kingdom, Poland and the Czech Republic are the most numerous, although there are also students from the European continent who come from Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Macedonia, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. In terms of non-European countries, in addition to the United States, students come from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, South Korea, Madagascar, Mexico, Morocco, Macedonia, Peru, Turkey, Taiwan and Turkey. Uruguay.

Regarding Uruguayans, it should be noted that the students also come from the Jesuits Catholic University of Uruguay With whom Loyola University maintains an agreement to teach a dual degree in Business Administration and Management (ADE). This agreement provides Loyola and UCU students with the possibility of obtaining an official dual degree with recognition in the European Higher Education Area and in the Uruguayan Ministry of Education and Culture.

The Director of the Department of International Relations, Borja Martin, stressed that internationalization is one of the defining characteristics of Loyola University, and indicates that the tenth edition of the CYD Ranking, published last June, places Loyola University as the most international Andalusian university, being first in the autonomous region in terms of the volume of students participating in international mobility programs (14 percent Out of total enrollment, 5 points more than the following), in terms of the volume of international training in total training done by students (3%), in terms of the proportion of degrees taught in a foreign language (20%, six points higher than the next in the autonomous region) It also leads the Andalusian ranking in the percentage of teachers of foreign origin (7%, four points above the next).

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Erasmus+ funds

Loyola University is among the first private universities in Spain with more KA1 funds (€1,376,497) and first in KA171 funds, with a total allocation of €565,870. of judgment, Funds received for cooperation and support with UkraineLebanon, Morocco, Latin America and Africa; In addition to awarding funds to the United States that would help develop dual degrees already in place with Loyola University Chicago and Loyola New Orleans.

On the other hand, 247 Loyola University students will experience international implementation Study in other universities From the world During the academic year 2023/2024.

Loyola welcomes its new students

Next Friday, September 1st New students will join who will take part in the welcome session at the two campuses of Cordoba and Seville. Classes will officially begin on Monday, September 4th, and the course opening ceremony will take place on September 13th.

During the welcome day, students will have the opportunity to learn about university life, Meet some of your teachers and new classmates, in addition to knowing their degree goals, academic and practical issues, and learning about the different services available to them: student services, professional jobs, international relations, languages, evangelism and dialogue, entrepreneurship, sports, library and culture, theatre, music room, choir, and so on.

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