About ISEN

A new Center for Higher Education


ISEN Centro Universitario, a higher education centre affiliated to University of Murcia (UMU), welcomes you to its web page.

At present, studies include Degree´s in Primary Education, Pre-School Education, Public and Private Security, Maters in Investigation and Innovation of Primary and Pre School Education, State teaching exam preparation and languages are offered at ISEN. ISEN also offers the possibility to adapt former undergraduate studies to the Bologna Plan.

Our students have the status of students from University of Murcia, with equal access to virtual and on-site services, and enjoying the benefits from the collaboration agreement between UMU and Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena.

ISEN has developed a new model of Spanish Research University, by creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact.
ISEN measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes, and pursues research that contributes to the public good.

ISEN Mission & Goals

  • Demonstrate leadership in academic excellence and accessibility
  • Maintain the fundamental principle of accessibility to all students qualified to study at a research university
  • Maintain university accessibility to match Region of Murcia’s socioeconomic diversity
  • Enhance university graduation rate to 75%-80% and 3,000 graduates in the next few years
  • Enhance quality while reducing the cost of a degree
  • Establish national standing in academic quality and impact of colleges and schools in every field
  • Attain national standing in the learning value added to our graduates in each college and school
  • Become the leading university academically (faculty, discovery, research, creativity) in at least one department or school within each college/school
  • Augment regional economic competitiveness through research and discovery and value-added programs
  • Enhance our local impact and social involvement

New venue in Cartagena

ISEN Campus is located in a dynamic area where three of the main city arteries converge, connecting directly to the port, on the one hand, and next to the most important shopping district, also connected to our extraordinary historic city centre. An excellent environment to live the city of Cartagena.