The University of Seville is the third Spanish university in number of students and the first in Andalusia, as well as one of the oldest, with more than 500 years.
More than 80,000 students, professors, and administrative and service professionals make up the university community. It has a remarkable historical and artistic heritage, including seven buildings declared of Cultural Interest, hundreds of works of art, as well as an important historical archive.
The main building is located in the former Royal Tobacco Factory of Seville, site of the first tobacco factory established in Europe and the most important industrial building in Spain from the 18th century.
The building dates from 2003 and houses the Audiovisual Communication, Journalism, and Advertising and Public Relations degrees, as well as several official master’s degrees and doctoral programs.
The Faculty of Communication is well connected to downtown, about 35 minutes by bus, and 15 minutes by bike or cab. It is located in a business and university area of the city known as the Isla de la Cartuja.