Biblioteca de la Universidad de Granada

Silver Leading Organisation for Excellence in the Education sector
National and International recognitions

EFQM Five Star Recognition since 2012, Ibero-American Award for Excellence, Silver Level

Other key recognitions

PRIZE PROMETEO TO THE CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC COLLABORATION granted (09/29/2014) by the General Secretariat of Penitentiary Institutions for our collaboration with the Albolote Penitentiary Center.
2. Recognition Diploma for our participation in the 10th FEDERICO MAYOR ZARAGOZA AWARD, convened by UNESCO-Tortosa and Rovira i Virgili...

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The Library: institutional image engine

Digitization of Ancient library heritage, Retrospective digitization of University of Granada (UGR) doctoral theses, Impact: UGR Center of Competences, Exhibitions of bibliographic heritage, Visits and publications, Annual Conference of Good Practices in the University Library, Staff training week and Erasmus Program.

RMP: Social extension of the University

Libraries for Society, Librarians, Bibliographic heritage expositions, OSE, Bookcrossing, Positioning of institutional repository, Diversity, inclusion: Collaboration Albolote Penitentiary Center, Granada Down and FEAPS Convention, Solidarity sanction.

RM & GP on “Support to teaching”

Training workshops with credit recognition, “Cursando” Program, Introduction to the management of the Library Portal (, End-of-Grade Support Portal (, Projects of innovation of teaching Portal in DIGIBUG, End of Degree and End of Master best Projects of the...

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RM & GP on “Support for research”

Research Support Portal (, Courses at the Graduate School for third cycle students on research methodology, Doctoral Thesis read at the UGR Portal in open Access at DIGIBUG, Workshops to guide European research mandates within 2020 Horizon.

The Library is fully committed to excellence. It has an experience of almost 10 years in the application of the EFQM Model, having achieved and maintained the EFQM Five Star recognition and the Silver Level of the Ibero-American Prize. It has qualified and motivated personnel, as well as a Management System that allow to satisfy the needs and expectations of its users in a consistent and continuous way .
What defines us.
Consolidate the UGR Library as a Resource Center for Learning, Research and Management (CRAI), a dynamic environment in which all materials that support learning and current university research are integrated.
The management of the information resources necessary for the University Community to meet its objectives in teaching, management, study, research and university extension, its main purpose being to facilitate access and dissemination of these resources. The University Library collaborates in the processes of creation of the knowledge in order to contribute to the achievement of the essential objectives of the University, carrying out the activities that this implies in a sustainable and socially responsible way.
Quality: To offer our users services of excellence. Visibility: Contribute to disseminate the results of the research that is produced at the University of Granada. Accessibility: Facilitate access to our spaces, services, our website. Communication: Establish channels of communication with our users. Free access: Adhering to existing proposals in this framework, to share knowledge. Professionalism: Commit ourselves to develop the professional skills of our staff.
Our core business

Management of the information resources necessary for the University Community to fulfill its objectives in teaching, management, study, research and university extension. Its main purpose is to facilitate the access and dissemination of all information resources, as well as collaborate in the creation of knowledge to society.

Our products and services

Facilitating reference and information, User training, Consultation, Study and meeting rooms, Electronic library, Document lending, Acquisition of documents, Document reproduction, Extension activities

Our people

Our staff is 181 people. Types of employees: Managers, Librarians, Assistants, Technical specialists, Administrative

Company Data
Size of the organisation< 250 employees
LocationGranada, Spain
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