Events & Culture

Events & Culture


VIII Andalusian Audiovisual Exhibition: October - February 2016

Audiovisual Exhibition

The VIII Andalusian Audiovisual Exhibition will take between 17 October 2016 and 27 February 2017 and includes fourteen sessions which will be screened every Monday at 18:00 in the Euro-Arab Foundation. In total, 28 productions will be screened.

International Meeting on New Strategies in Bioremediation Processes (BioRemid-2017)

BioRemidThe International Meeting on New Strategies in Bioremediation Processes (BioRemid) will be held on 9th and 10th March 2017. The objective is to bring together scientists and industry professionals, in a friendly and stimulating environment, in order to share the latest developments and innovations for combating environmental problems.

Rethinking Africa: Global Rights and Southern Epistemologies (Oct-Nov 2016)

Course, Rethinking Africa

The course Rethinking Africa: Global Rights and Southern Epistemologies will be held during the months of October and November 2016 at the UGR. Renowned experts from diverse universities, research institutes, and associations will explore an extensive range of topics, such as southern epistemologies, social participation, ethnocentrism, social movements, economics, the right to migrate, and food security, to mention just a few areas. Participation on the course is free of charge.

Remember (I): Forgotten Films in the History of Cinema (Oct-Nov 2016)

Remember Film Series (Still from Experiment in Terror)

During the months of October and November 2016, the UGR Cinema Club will screen six films as part of the series Remember (I): Forgotten Films in the History of Cinema (Recuerda (I). Grandes películas olvidadas de la historia del cine).

'Identity and Vestiges' - exhibition by critically acclaimed artist Marina Núñez at the UGR (Oct - Dec 2016)

La Grieta, Marina Núñez

To kick off a new season of exhibitions at the UGR, the Centre for Contemporary Culture will showcase the work of the prolific and internationally acclaimed artist Marina Núñez (Palencia, 1967). The exhibition, entitled Identidad y Vestigios (Identity and Vestiges in English), encompasses three subject matters that Núñez has consistently addressed from divergent perspectives throughout her artistic career; identity, the body, and death.

UGR Course: An Introduction to Cinematic Language (Part I - Nov 2016 )


An Introduction to Cinematic Language: Part I (in Spanish: Iniciación al lenguaje del cine) is a pioneering cinematography workshop run by the University of Granada’s Cinema Club. As a student on the course you will acquire a solid grounding in basic cinematic language, including fundamental technical concepts such as découpage, camera angles, camera movement, lighting, composition, sound, music, and staging.

UGR Buddy Programme (Programa Mentor) 2016 - 2017

Buddy Programme (Programa Mentor)

At the UGR, we feel that diversity provides a great opportunity for creating rich learning environments and promoting social integration. The UGR Buddy Programme (in Spanish: Programa Mentor) is a student-oriented initiative designed to help our international community with their cultural, academic and language integration at the UGR. If you are an incoming international student and would like to be paired up with a UGR mentor at some point during the academic year 2016-2017, follow this link:

UGR International Mobility Awards 2016 (Premios a la excelencia en la movilidad internacional de estudiantes)

The University of Granada, through its Vice-Rectorate for Internationalization, is pleased to announce that the call for applications to participate in its International Mobility Awards competition is now open. The goal of this internationalization initiative is to promote and improve the quality of international mobility experiences for University of Granada students and doctoral candidates.


International conference: New cartographies of sexuality

New cartographies in sexuality

The III International Conference of the LIESS Network will be held in Granada from 8th-11th of November 2016. The conference will examine transformations in how society deals with the topic of desire in different spheres.

International Workshop: Decolonizing Identities (11-12 November 2016)

Decolonizing identities, international workshop

In the international scene, we are currently witnessing unprecedented levels of migration. This phenomenon provides the Decolonizing Identity workshop with a starting point for initiating debate, drawing upon the fields of ethnography, social anthropology, historiography, economics, literature, philosophy and law. The workshop aims to encourage new interactions and exchanges between these different fields, supporting proposals that break away from geographical limits dating from the colonial era.

Western Sahara: a conflict with no end in sight (18, 19 & 20 Oct)

Western Sahara Conflict

The conference series Western Sahara: a conflict with no end in sight will take place on the 18, 19, and 20 of October 2016 at the UGR’s Madrasah Palace.

UGR debate: Europe after Brexit (13 October)

Europe after brexit

The UGR will hold a debate entitled Europe after Brexit on Thursday 13 October, which will kick-off with two interrelated conferences.

Over 300 researchers set to perform experiments in Granada’s streets and squares for European Researchers’ Night 2016

ERN 2016


About European Researchers’ Night

European Researchers´ Night, which will take place on Friday 30th September, is an annual event dedicated to celebrating popular science, fun learning, and to bringing researchers and society closer together. It allows you to meet the heroes of science; in other words, the researchers from different disciplines whose extraordinary work can change our lives. The programme encompasses hands-on experiments, practical workshops, science exhibitions, live performances, and exciting educational workshops for children, to mention just a few of the fascinating activities lined up.

Engineering for Sustainable Development Forum: 29-30 September 2016

The Engineering for Sustainable Development Forum, a unique event in Andalusia which will take place on the 29th and 30th of September 2016, aims to provide a benchmark forum for knowledge exchanges in the field of sustainable development. The Forum will explore areas such as climate change, renewable energy, water management, sustainable mobility, social entrepreneurship and sustainable funding.

III Meeting of the MOMA (Markets, Organizations, Mechanisms and Agents) network


The MOMA (Markets, Organizations, Mechanisms and Agents) network will hold its third inter-university meeting on the 23rd and 24th of September 2016 at the University of Granada. The goal of the MOMA network is to study the performance of agents and organizations in markets and other decentralized mechanisms.

International conference - Spanish Society of Ethology and Evolutionary Ecology (20-23 September)

Ethology and Evolutionary Ecology

The Spanish Society of Ethology and Evolutionary Ecology’ will hold its first international conference of this kind from 20-23 September 2016 in Granada.

Orientation Week for International Students: 12-16 September 2016

Orientation Week for International Students 2016


This year, over 2000 new international students will complete studies at the UGR thanks to the diverse range of mobility programmes at our institution. The Vice-Rectorate for Internationalization at the University of Granada organizes an Orientation Week for International Students each semester. This semester, the Orientation Week will be held from 12-16 September 2016 and for those beginning in the second semester from 6-10 February 2017.

Dying, Death, Donating: International Conference on the Ethics of Organ Donation (7-8 September)

Death and dying

This conference offers an opportunity for novel and senior international scholars to share their most recent research with other academics working in the field of organ donations.

XVI International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations (27-29 July 2016)

Talking Circle, 15th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations, University of Hong Kong

Founded in 2000, the International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations has a history of bringing together scholarly, government and practice-based participants with an interest in the issues of diversity and community. The conference examines the concept of diversity as a positive aspect of a global world and globalized society.

Artistic and vocational courses at the UGR

During the months of June and July 2016, the UGR will run 13 artistic and vocational courses at La Casa de Porras - a fantastic opportunity to meet people with similar interests while learning new, exciting skills in creative learning environments. You can sign up to our courses until 16th June 2016.


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