Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy

Take advantage of a unique opportunity in Spain by studying at UAX, the prestigious Spanish university with over 25 years of healthcare expertise. The undergraduate programme of Physiotherapy is hosted under UAX Rafa Nadal Sports University, a new institution created by Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, Rafa Nadal and the Rafa Nadal Academy´s team. The most advanced international degree of Phisiotherapy is connected with the first private sports university in Spain, main players in health and sports industry, and the knowledge, values and capacities of one of the most successful sportsman in the history. Admissions process for the 2023-24 academic year is now open

Start September
Length Credits 4 years / 240 ECTS
Campus Villanueva de la Cañada
Modality Campus-based
Language English / Spanish

Develop your full potential at UAX Rafa Nadal Sports University

A top programme with different value elements joint into the official 4 years study plan:

  • Value pills powered by Rafa Nadal and UAX Team: innovative training systems combined with the same learning method with Rafa and his team in order to win.
  • Technical Sessions presented by both Rafa Nadal team and Rafa Nadal Academy collaborators.
  • Clinics with the last industry update.
  • Sport Industry Summit: with the participation of Rafa Nadal and main players in health and sports industry.
  • Best students will do their practices in the Rafa Nadal Academy in Manacor, Mallorca. 

At UAX Rafa Nadal Sports University, you´ll acquire certified training in cutting-edge therapeutic technology, a differential and pioneering preparation in the sector to boost your professional projection in international markets.

  • You'll achieve two specialisations:

In 3rd year (Clinical Stays I), you can choose a specialisation from:
          +Neurological physiotherapy
          +Sports physiotherapy
In 4th year (Clinical Stays II), you can choose a specialisation from:
          +Oncology physiotherapy
          +Cardiovascular physiotherapy
          +Respiratory physiotherapy

  • You'll obtain extra certifications as a specialist in therapeutic technologies, giving you an advantage when you join the job market
    • Specialist in non-invasive neuromodulation of pain (NESA technology). 40-hour course.
    • Specialist in electrotherapy: high-intensity magnetotherapy, radial shockwaves, high-power laser, capacitive and resistive diathermy. (LED technology)
    • Specialist in percussive therapy (THERABODY technology). Free access to Therabody University courses.
    • Specialist in the use of intermittent hypoxia for health and sports performance (iAltitude technology).
  • You'll learn in facilities designed to develop your full potential
    You'll have the largest virtual simulation hospital in Europe to practice real clinical cases, the Advanced Physiotherapy Technology Room to learn how to use state-of-the-art techniques, and more than 25 professional spaces.
  • Your internships in leading hospitals and specialist centres
    You'll be able to complete your practical learning in more than 80 first-class companies and clinics we share agreements with: Clínica CEMTRO, Grupo Quirónsalud, MD Anderson, Clínica Santa Elena, Asepeyo, Go5D laboratory (FIFA medical centre), etc.
  • You'll be in contact with the latest developments in yur industry
    You'll have the chance to take part in workshops, lectures and round tables in connection with leading companies, and you'll be able to participate in interdisciplinary projects (MAKERS projects).
  • UAX Skill School Professional Certificate                                                                                                                    You'll achieve certifications in the most important soft skills that companies seek in candidates: analytical thinking, leadership and ethics, working with agility and diverse teams, storytelling and disruptive thinking.

Contact us

Fill out our form, call us or request a visit to UAX. We will be happy to show you everything we have prepared for you.

An adviser will guide you

A professional at our university will advise you and help you choose which route best suits you and your interests.

Complete your admission process

Request admission to our university and take an admission test, which can be face-to-face or online, whichever suits you best!

Receive admission confirmation

We know you have great potential and an apt profile to be a UAX student. You can now proceed with the paperwork and book your place!

Book your place and enrol

Enrol, comply with the deadlines and payment procedures to reserve your place and prove your legal entry requirements.


You are now part of UAX! Prepare for a unique educational experience, focused on you. Welcome to your university!

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Companies where our students carry out internships

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Information about the Physiotherapy Degree

Learn with the best professionals

Rafa Alzamora

Fisioterapeuta de Rafa Nadal

Rafa Nadal Academy

Raúl Notario


UAX Rafa Nadal Sports University

Dr. Ángel Ruiz Cotorro

Médico de Rafa Nadal

Rafa Nadal Academy

Dr. Israel González Pérez


Facultad de Salud y Deporte

Lluc Bauza

Readaptadora física de Rafa Nadal

Rafa Nadal Academy

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Virtual simulation hospital

A unique centre in Spain to complete your training in the most innovative, well-rounded way. Find out more

Rafa Nadal Sports Centre in Manacor

State-of-the-art sports facilities where you can do your internships. Find out more


Using the most innovative medical resources, it aims to offer the best diagnosis and treatment of real patients. Find out more

UAX Fitness Center

A unique, university-level sports club with the best facilities for multi-sport practice. Find out more

Sports Facilities

25 indoor and outdoor sports facilities for practicing more than 20 different sports. Find out more

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At UAX, we offer you options to expand your horizons

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At UAX, we offer you options to expand your horizons

Prácticas extracurriculares

Movilidad internacional


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