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Catholic University of Ávila

Catholic University of Avila
Universidad Católica Santa Teresa de Jesús de Ávila
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Main building of the Catholic University of Ávila.
TypePrivate
EstablishedAugust 24, 1996
AffiliationCatholic
RectorMaria Rosario Sáez Yuguero
Location
Ávila
,
Castile and León
,
40°39′51″N 4°41′55″W / 40.6641°N 4.6985°W / 40.6641; -4.6985
Websitehttp://www.ucavila.es

Saint Teresa of Jesus Catholic University (Spanish: Universidad Católica Santa Teresa de Jesús de Ávila), commonly known as the Catholic University of Ávila (UCAV), is a private, Catholic university, located in Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. It is named after Saint Teresa of Ávila.

The current rector of the university is Maria Rosario Sáez Yuguero.[1]

History

On August 24, 1996, Antonio Cañizares Llovera, bishop of the diocese of Ávila, founded the university via a decree.[2] The university is named for the city and Teresa of Ávila.

In 2021, Forbes listed the Catholic University of Ávila among the 20 best universities of Spain.[3]

Degrees

The Catholic University of Ávila offers degrees in business, law, and engineering.[4][5]

Institute of Hispanic Studies

The Institute of Hispanic Studies at the university offers a summer program for students from other countries to study Spanish language, culture, and civilization. The Institute offers a Catholic mysticism course, and through weekend trips, allows students to visit the cities of Segovia, Salamanca, Madrid, as well as important Carmelite sites like Fontiveros and Alba de Tormes.[6]

References

  1. ^ "President's greetings". Catholic University of Ávila. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
  2. ^ "History". Catholic University of Ávila. Archived from the original on June 21, 2010. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
  3. ^ "Estas son las 20 mejores universidades de España 2021" [These are the 20 best universities in Spain 2021] (in Spanish). Forbes. May 19, 2021. Archived from the original on 2021-05-19.
  4. ^ "Degrees". Catholic University of Ávila. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
  5. ^ "Degrees". Catholic University of Ávila. Archived from the original on June 21, 2010. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
  6. ^ "Institute of Hispanic Studies". Catholic University of Ávila. Archived from the original on June 17, 2010. Retrieved August 3, 2010.
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