The University of Valencia (Valencian: Universitat de València [univeɾsiˈtad de vaˈlensia]; also known by the acronym UV) is a university located in the Spanish city of Valencia. It is one of the oldest surviving universities in Spain, and the oldest in the Valencian Community, and is regarded as one of Spain's leading academic institutions. The University was founded in 1499, and currently has around 55,000 students. Most of the courses are given through the medium of Spanish, but the university has promised to increase the amount of courses available in Valencian. Moreover, in some degrees part of the teaching is in English.
It is located in the Mediterranean Spanish baseline, in the city of Valencia which is the capital and most populous city of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third largest city in Spain, with a population of 810,064 in 2008. One of its campuses is located in the metropolitan area of Valencia, in the municipalities of Burjassot and Paterna.
There are three campuses:
The Burjassot Campus houses the colleges of Biology, Pharmacy, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and the School of Engineering.
On the Blasco Ibañez Campus the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Philosophy and Educational Sciences, Psychology, Geography and History, Languages, Physical Education, Physiotherapy and Nursing.
The third campus, Tarongers, houses the Schools of Law, Economics and Business, Social Sciences, and recently the School of Elementary Teacher Training, which moved from its previous location near the Blasco Ibañez Campus.
The University is committed to keeping and establishing links with universities world-wide, either through bilateral agreements or by taking part in international programmes and networks. Thanks to international exchanges, students from different nationalities and cultures live and work together at the Universitat de València.
The Strategic Plan of the University of Valencia 2008-2011 is oriented towards excellence in teaching, research and cultural diffusion to society.
The current chancellor is Esteban Morcillo Sánchez.
The following is the list of scholars from Universitat de Valencia who currently serve as editors for one or more SciTechnol journals.
The following is the list of scholars from Universitat de Valencia who published one or more articles in SciTechnol journals.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Universitat de Valencia that are published in SciTechnol journals.
- Research Article: J Nanomater Mol Nanotechnol 2018, S6
Gareth Wakefield, Martin Gardener, Matt Stock and Megan Adair
Multiple Dye Doped Core-Shell Silica Nanoparticles: Outstanding Stability and Signal Intensity Exploiting FRET Phenomenon for Biomedical ApplicationsResearch Article: J Nanomater Mol Nanotechnol 2018, S6
Pellegrino C, Volpe A, Juris R, Menna M, Calabrese V, Sola F, Barattini C and Ventola A