Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

HE Institution
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
Rey Juan Carlos University


Institutional postal address: 
Calle tulipán s/n. 28933
Móstoles, Madrid
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Mission / Vision

Since 1996, the University has focused its teaching and interdisciplinary research on finding solutions to current problems, and it ranks among the best universities in Madrid for excellent academic programs and international scientific quality. URJC’s goals are to help students develop a critical spirit, and enrich and grow personally and culturally.  


The aims of the Rey Juan Carlos University are:

-The expansion of knowledge through research in all branches of culture, science and technology.

-The dissemination and transfer of knowledge at the service of science, technology and culture.

-The support, promotion and protection of research as a way of creating and renewing knowledge..

-To promote technological development, the transfer of technology and innovation.

-To give specific attention to third cycle studies and postgraduate courses in general.

-To seek the greater social projection of its activities, through the establishment of channels of collaboration and assistance to society, promoting progress and social, economic and cultural development; with particular attention to continuing education.

-Promote university cooperation at the international level, especially within the framework of the European Union and of relations with Latin America and the United States.


Main activities

research, innovation and learning.


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government