The Universidad de Jaen is a medium-sized, public university with about 14,500 students and over 800 faculty members, most of who have their PHD's. Established in 1993 at Campus Las Lagunillas, the Universidad de Jaen has more than 30 departments related to almost any university field of knowledge: business administration, anthropology, geography, history, chemistry, etc.
The Universidad de Jaen welcomes international students as part of a conscious effort to increase its international profile, which is of utmost importance, an institution that is constantly striving to widen both its knowledge and its horizons. No doubt, and thanks to an outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate international incoming and outgoing students population (which amount to approximately 650 students during the academic year), they Universidad de Jaen is becoming one of the leading exchange universities in the south of Spain.
The University is also part of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN). This organization operates as a support group to all International Students. It provides a forum for the students to meet and get to know one another better. It also provides trips to nearby cities including Malaga, Seville, Granada, and Cordoba. There is also a week long trip to the famous island of Ibiza.