University of Zaragoza was founded in Spain in 1542 with 5 Faculties: Theology, Canons, Law, Medicine and Arts. Since that date, UNIZAR has continuously grown, adding Engineering to its Degrees in the early Seventies. UNIZAR, with more than 40.000 students and 2.293 high quality researchers belonging to 202 research groups, occupies a very good position among National and European Universities.
At the moment, the University consists of twelve faculties that offers Master degrees (5 years) and PhD programmes on Sciences, Business, Law, Humanities and Languages, Medicine, Sports, Veterinary and Engineering. There are also eleven Technical Schools on Engineering, Education, Business, Tourism, Nursing and Physiotherapy and Social Studies that teach 3 years degrees. It is distributed in campuses located in Zaragoza, Huesca and Teruel
UNIZAR takes part on European Projects since FP4 and is currently involved in more than 120 ongoing European research projects including a broad range of topics, including several European programmes (such as FP7, Interreg, Cost, DG Sanco, Cyted, etc). UNIZAR has a European Projects Office, which helps and assists the researchers during the preparation and management of the proposal.