In 2009 the Jaume I University (UJI in catalan) received the Gold Seal of Excellence 500 +, or Five Stars, as assessed by the Club of Excellence in Management along the lines of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM). This recognition was the first for a Spanish university after the agreement between the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) and the Club of Excellence in Management.
Studying at the Jaume I is characterized by the UJI style represented by foreign language training, new technologies, humanitarianism, European citizenship and fostering the entrepreneurial spirit.
The UJI is more education because it relies on highly qualified teaching staff with an update of ongoing training and many outside professionals involved in teaching relies on technology support to training; it has a Virtual classroom and training for all students with a range of more than 2,700 companies and public institutions.
The UJI is more research because it is among the best universities in Spain to obtain external resources for R & D per teacher, and because it relies on leading research institutes like the Institute of Technology ceramics, the world’s leading research and technological development to the ceramic industry.
The UJI is more innovation because it is a pioneer in using new information technologies and communication, account for 100% of classrooms with multimedia equipment and laboratories with the latest technology and it ‘s commitment to innovation on the campus of Càtedra Innovació i Creativitat (uncreated), Centre for Education and New Technologies (CENT), etc.
The UJI is closer because it offers courses in small groups that allow customized courses, has a modern campus and well connected with train and bus station (5 minutes), the library is open 24 hours during exams, and sports facilities with a bid of more than 100 different activities. The UJI is located in Castellon, a Mediterranean city with facilities and comfortable accommodation within and outside the campus.
The UJI is more sustainable because it is committed to ecology and sustainability: Environmental Management Program, programs of energy saving, sustainable mobility plan, recycling points across the campus, Càtedra de Canvi Climàtic, training in environment, etc.
The UJI is international because it has a lot of international mobility programs for students. Foreign language training is a cornerstone of the UJI style. The Language Service offers on-campus more than 70 courses and has a large and modern Auto Center for Language Learning. The Jaume I has been pioneer in the promotion of the Master in International Studies in Peace and Development, from Cátedra UNESCO for Philosophy for Peace, which brings together more than a hundred students and professors from 40 different countries.