Seville (Sevilla in Spanish) is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain. It is the capital of Andalusia and of the province of Sevilla. The inhabitants of the city are known as Sevillanos (Sevillanas). The population of the metropolitan area (urban area plus satellite towns) was 1,450,214 as of 2007, ranking as the fourth largest metropolitan area of Spain. Seville is more than two thousand years old. The passage of the various people instrumental in its growth has left the ciy with a distinct personality, and a large and well-preserved historical center.
The University of Seville or sometimes Seville University, in Spanish Universidad de Sevilla, is a public university in Seville, Spain. In 2004 it had 73,350 students scattered around different campuses, being the second Spanish largest university by number of students. The University originated in late 15th century as the School of Blessed Mary of Jesus (Colegio de Santa María de Jesús), founded by Archdeacon Maese Rodrigo Fernández de Santaella. In 1505 a papal bill of Pope Julius II allowed it to teach degrees in Theology, Philosophy, Law, Medicine and Arts. In 1551 the city council granted a General Study Centre (Estudio General) which enabled the School to become officially a university.
The application process for all programs takes place once a year in February and decisions are made in March for the following academic year. Application forms are available online. Selection criteria include grades, faculty recommendations, essay and interview. Space in the program is limited.
Language of Instruction
Courses are conducted in Spanish. Language proficiency will be tested. Please visit www.us.es.
Address of Universidad de Sevilla Facultad de Derecho:
Campus Ramón y Cajal, C/ Enramadilla, 18-20
SEVILLA – 41018