An active
and healthy life

A photo by Aidan Meyer.

A Coruña and Ferrol have numerous leading hospitals and medical centers.

A pioneer environment in encouraging healthy lifestyles and creating healthy environments, there are many options and activities that encourage an active lifestyle.

Hospital Excellence Index

A Coruña University Hospital is the best Galician hospital according to this ranking (IEH 2015), while the Quirón Coruña Hospital is third.

Spanish Network of Healthy Universities

The University of A Coruña approved on a meeting held on 28 November 2014, to join the membership of the Spanish Network of Healthy Universities.

This commitment means that UDC had to carry out a work plan that promotes health in university culture, in its institutional policies, structure, processes and curricula, as well as identifying the needs of the university community, work areas and intervention strategies.

Health system

The Spanish health system is considered one of the best qualified of the European Union. There is also a variety of private health insurances managed by reputable companies.