Student Awards

Student Awards

Three UGR students carry off awards at the Andalusian Academic Career Path Awards (Premios Andaluces de Trayectorias Académicas Universitarias)

Trayectoria academica 2016

   18 July 2016 

Three UGR students have received prestigious awards from the Andalusian Academy of Social and Environmental Sciences.

The UGR awardees are:

  • Social sciences: José Luis Estévez Navarro
  • Economics: Daniel Zamora Díaz
  • Political sciences: José Ismael Criado Aguilera






The UGR Artistic Creation Awards 2016 (Premios de la Universidad de Granada a la creación artística para estudiantes universitarios 2016)

UGR artistic creation awards 2016

The UGR's Artistic Creation Awards are unique in Spain and have been presented annually for the last 4 decades, with the first ever ceremony taking place in 1970. They cover an ample range of disciplines within the arts and are allocated on the basis of innovative and experimental contributions to 12 specific areas.





Sixto Alcoba wins the DTIC-UPF Award for his outstanding contributions in the ICT field

     16 July 2015 


Sixto Alcoba, a Telecommunications Engineering student from the University of Granada, has received the highest DTIC-UPF award for his development of a wireless, integrated laptop system for use in encephalography. Alcoba developed this highly innovative system as part of his final year project during his undergraduate studies at the UGR.




The UGR Scientific and Artistic Creation Awards 2015 (Premios de la UGR a la creación artística y científica)

The Scientific and Artistic Creation Awards 2015 are unique in Spain and have been presented annually for the last 4 decades (the first ceremony being held in 1970). They cover an ample range of disciplines within the fields of science and the arts and are allocated on the basis of innovative and experimental contributions to 14 specific areas. You can view these 14 categories and the corresponding awardees from 2015 here:




UGR student wins UN 70th Anniversary competition

Eduard Valentin Stancu, a UGR student originally from Romania, is one of the winners of the prestigiuos UN competition entitled “Many Languages-One World”. Stancu, a polyglot who speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian and Romanian , is currently completing an undergraduate degree in Hispanic Philology at the UGR.

Stancu received the award for a 2,000 word article expressing the importance of multilingualism in his life, and examining how such language skills might shape his future.