Pablo de Olavide University was created in 1997 as Seville's second public university. UPO is one of the newest public universities in Spain and committed to offer high quality education. It was located in 2 areas Seville and Spain. Pablo de Olavide offers a special program for Spanish language learners. Teaching, transfer of knowledge, social compromise, and quality research are the heart of university activities.
Mission of the Pablo de Olavide University: As an educational space of higher education, the University of Pablo de Olavide is at the service of society and is defined as a place of reflection and critical thinking committed to contributing to progress, teaching respect for fundamental rights and public freedoms, with The promotion of equality between women and men, solidarity and human values and the response to the needs and problems of contemporary society.
Some of the faculties and schools of UPO are: Faculty of Business, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sport, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Humanities, Polytechnic School, Centro Universitario San Isidoro -associated with UPO. The University also offering Bachelor’s Degrees in Law, Business Management and Administration, Accounting & Finance, Political and Administration Sciences, Labour Relations and Human Resources, Geography and History, Sociology etc.. and Double Degrees in Social Work and Social Education, Sociology and Political Science and Public Administration, Law & Political And Administration Sciences, Law & Business Management and Administration, Law + Accounting & Finance, Humanities & Translation and Interpreting.
Coming to some university facts, University is having student population of over 11,000 and offers over 30 degrees, 40 Official master's degree Programs. It’s having teaching staff of around 1100 members. There is around 635 Companies were collaborated with UPO. UPO is also having 748,860 Library resources. In 2013, University is ranked second in research productivity in Spain. Also ranked second in Andalusia in raising funds for research and development projects.
UPO chairs are BBVA DT Sur Chair in Economic Analysis, EXTENDA Chair in Internationalization, Chair in Health Economics. Pablo de Olavide University offering some Programmes and scholarships are: Erasmus Programme, Programme Atlanticus, PIMA (“Intercambio y Movilidad Académica”, programme of the Organization of Ibero-American States), Programme Mexicalia, Programme UPO-PUCP and Programme "Becas Iberoamérica Santander". The World Endeavors program offered by UPO is a great fit for students at all levels of Spanish who want to improve their language skills and be immersed in Spanish culture.