The Universidad de Granada, founded in 1531, continues a long teaching tradition, the roots of which can be traced back to the madrasahs of the last Nasrid Kingdom Over 60,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students study at the UGR, with another 20,000 students taking additional courses, language courses, summer courses etc. The University employs 3650 lecturers and over 2000 administration, technical and maintenance staff.
The commitment to high-quality research has placed the Universidad de Granada in a prominent position in terms of national rankings.
The financing of 346 research groups illustrates this commitment. Through the Spanish Research Programme, as well as other national programmes and organisations, the University supports 165 research projects, and the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Business has provided financial support to 78 Projects of Excellence.
The Faculty of Law through its departments of public law teaches and researches in the domain of Environmental and Planning Law in collaboration with the Faculty of Sciences and its different institutes. The Department of Public International Law and International Relations specializes in research in the field of European Law and in particular in EU External Action and EU Environmental Law. The Criminal Law Department is concerned with criminal environmental law and in particular the problems of transposition of EU criminal law into the Spanish legal system and it is leading research in EU environmental criminal law.
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