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Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

Why choose Cartagena?

Cartagena is a city of long historical tradition, located in the southeast of Spain, next to the Mediterranean Sea, in the Murcia Region. Thanks to its strategic position in the Levante Region, Cartagena has been inhabited since ancient times by various civilizations that have left a mark on its rich cultural heritage throughout its history.

The Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT) is part of the urban environment. Most of its facilities are placed in historic buildings such as the Navy Hospital (18th century), the Headquarters of Antigones (18th century), the House of Mercy (19th century) and the Headquarters for Seamanship Training (18th century).


Cartagena has begun to turn its past into one of its main attractions. Thus, the city has entered the 21st century with a rich historical, artistic and archaeological heritage recovered.

Some of the main museums:


The privileged situation of Cartagena in the Levante Region allows enjoying a great variety of natural spaces close to the sea and mountains. In addition, throughout the year the city hosts a wide variety of festivals and cultural events related to music, art, cinema...


The Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena has a sports promotion service that offers a wide variety of sports facilities for a wide range of disciplines and directed activities. In addition, students can obtain free choice credit recognition for the courses offered.
The city of Cartagena offers an enviable natural environment for hiking and mountain biking.