University of Cádiz

The University of Cádiz (in SpanishUniversidad de Cádiz), commonly referred to as UCA, is a public university located in the province of CádizAndalusiaSpain, noted for its medicine and marine sciences curricula. It was founded in 1979, and has the Latin motto Non Plus Ultra (“No Further Beyond”). Its headquarters are located in Cádiz, where the Rectorate is. During the 2007/2008 academic year, there were 17,280 students, 1698 lecturers, and 680 administration and services workers associated with the university.

Schools within the university

Some schools within the university are:

  • University School of Modern Languages (“[1]“)
  • University School of Health (“Salus Infirmorum”) at Cádiz
  • University School of Engineering at Puerto Real
  • University School of Labor Relations at Jerez de la Frontera
  • University School of Legal and Economic Studies (“Tomás y Valiente”) at Algeciras
  • University Center for Advanced Studies at Algeciras
  • University School of Labor Relations at Algeciras
  • University School of Pedagogy (“Virgen de Europa”) at La Línea de la Concepción

University rectors

University rectors in UCA history:

  • October, 1979 – February, 1984: Felipe Garrido
  • February, 1984 – June, 1986: Mariano Peñalver Simó
  • September, 1986 – January, 1995: José Luis Romero Palanco. Reelected in November, 1990.
  • January, 1995 – April, 2003: Guillermo Martínez Massanet. Reelected in February, 1999.
  • May, 2003 – July, 2011: Diego Sales Márquez. Reelected in May, 2007.
  • July, 2011 – 2019: Eduardo González Mazo.
  • July, 2019 – present : Francisco Piniella Corbachoю


University of Cádiz
Reina Sofía Cultural Center C / Paseo Carlos III, nº 9 11003, Cádiz
(+34) 956 01 53 50