Málaga is the capital of the province of Malaga and with 560,000 inhabitants the sixth largest city in Spain. As it is located at the Costa del Sol at the Mediterranean Sea Málaga is one of the most popular and important tourist destinations in the Iberian Peninsula. Due to the large airport and good transport infrastructure the city is now the most important destination for tourists to the Costa del Sol.
As Málaga was originally founded in the 8th century B.C., it offers numerous cultural sites such as the Alcazaba, a Moorish fortress from the 11th century or the Catedral de la Encarnación, a cathedral built in the year 1528. In addition, it is possible to visit the birthplace and many exhibitions of Málaga´s most famous son: Pablo Picasso. Besides the various cultural attractions Málaga offers also the guaranteed opportunity to enjoy the sea in absence of fear of bad weather, which is mainly due to the many beautiful beaches in and around the city. In addition, the city has two major sports clubs: football club Málaga CF and the basketball club Unicaja Málaga. Important the Andalusians is also that its nightlife is not neglected. Because of the sometimes intense heat in the summer months the Andalusian is usually only in the evening able to relax and spends his time in tapas bars, restaurants and clubs.
University of Málaga
The public university of Málaga was founded in 1972 and covers more than 40,000 hours and is the only one in the town. Thus, it is now one of the main factors for growth in Málaga. The focus of the University is on medicine and economics. However, it is engaged in research projects in collaboration with the Technology Park of Andalusia. One of the main objectives of the University is “quality education”. In order to achieve this objective it provides students a lot of official and own studies, which offer them further education opportunities.
More information is available on the homepage of the University of Malaga.
– Winter semester from October to February
– Summer semester from February to June
– No major holiday period between winter- and summer semester
Academic language: Spanish
Málaga ist die Hauptstadt der Provinz Málaga und mit 560.000 Einwohnern die sechstgrößte Stadt Spaniens. Direkt am Mittelmeer an der Costa del Sol gelegen ist Málaga eines der beliebtesten und wichtigsten Urlaubsziele der iberischen Halbinsel. Die Stadt ist aufgrund des großen Flughafens und der guten Verkehrsanbindung mittlerweile der wichtigste Ankunftsort für alle Urlauber der Costa del Sol.