The Universidad Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir is a private, catholic university, located in Valencia, Spain. It also campuses in Valencia, Godella, Burjasot, Torrent, Alcira and Játiva.
The university has 26 undergraduate degrees and 58 master’s. It counts with 24 research institutes and 28 local volunteer programs and two abroad.
The university allocates €5.4 million to scholarships. The money is destined to different aid programs, ranging from full scholarship coverage to a percentage of the scholarship coverage. The university helps students who are part of a large families.
It is named after Saint Vincent of Saragossa and it was established on the feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, 2003.
It is a continuation of the university work performed for over thirty years by the Edetania Foundation. Monsignor José María García Lahiguera, archbishop of Valencia, with the cooperation of some religious institutions, created the School of Teacher Education Edetania on November 3, 1969 and it acquired the name Edetania Foundation in January 11974. A few years later, in 1979, the then Archbishop of Valencia Monsignor Miguel Roca Canabellas and the rector of University of Valencia signed the agreement Edetania secondment to the University of Valencia.
With the foundation of the Catholic University of Valencia in 2003, the university had four faculties:
Faculty of Education and Sport Sciences
Faculty of Psychology and Health Sciences
Faculty of Sociology and Human Sciences
Faculty of Experimental Sciences
On February 4, 2005 was the integration of the School of Nursing Our Lady of the Forsaken, current School of Nursing. Also the faculty of Business Studies was approved.
On March 13, 2007, the university adopted the Faculty of Medicine.