The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is the best model on higher education and research in the regional community. The presence of university campuses in four of the five province capitals of Castilla-La Mancha (Albacete, Ciudad Real, Cuenca and Toledo), apart from campuses in cities as important as Talavera de la Reina and Almadén, makes its facilities a strategic point in the urban development of the places in which they are located. It is important to note that both Toledo and Cuenca are considered as World Heritage Cities by UNESCO. The integration of the University in urban spaces has been made at all times respecting the uniqueness of the environment. The location of the campus, in urban or closed to it, makes university life share the dynamism of the cities, benefiting from all the services they can offer.
The UCLM is a modern, international, competitive and dynamic university with about 30,000 students and 2,300 professors and researchers. Beyond the preparation for the exercise of professional activities, the institutional commitment with the creation and transmission of science, skills and culture is based on promoting the development with the excellence as a referent, paying special attention to values such as solidarity, sustainability, efficiency, merit, ability, transparency and equality.
The UCLM offers 44 Bachelor’s degrees in all knowledge areas having a wide range of postgraduate studies (34 master's degrees and 113 continuing education programs) oriented to satisfy the specific demands of the productive sector, as well as doctoral programs to train our graduates. The current initiative involves employment generation through entrepreneurship, online learning and knowledge transfer at a state and regional R & D + i framework, and especially internationalization. Hence, the university has more than 400 International Exchange Agreements, 460 outgoing students, 832 incoming student in the 2014-2015. In addition, the university offers Spanish courses as foreign language in Toledo and Cuenca. The duration of these courses ranges between 4 week and the full academic year.