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5 Reasons to study at the UR

  1. The University of La Rioja has officially been recognized as Campus of International Excellence, has a long experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language and a faculty of specialist teachers.
  2. Logroño is a culturally active and safe city with many parks and green areas. Its citizens have an open and hospitable nature.
  3. La Rioja is full of history, culture, traditions and gastronomy.

    • Birthplace of Spanish Language: Monasteries of San Millán de la Cogolla are the birthplace of the first words written in Spanish.
    • Way of St. James: pilgrims from all over the world pass through Logroño on their way to Santiago.
    • Rioja Wines and wineries: worldwide known for their high quality. Wine is La Rioja’s hallmark.
    • Gastronomy: you will enjoy tasting tapas and Rioja wines on “La calle Laurel”.
  4. Ideal language and cultural immersion experience for learning Spanish.
  5. Personalized attention, before your trip and during your stay: Welcome Program will give you all the information needed to make the most of your time at the University of La Rioja.

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