education with a view to the futureAt the university, we offer Ophthalmologists, Opticians, Optometrists, Nurses, Researchers and undergraduate and postgraduate students quality training in health sciences based on clinical activity and independent research through a broad teaching team of active professionals


Avances en el Tratamiento Médico y Quirúrgico de la Córnea y Superficie Ocular.


10 y 11 de Mayo de 2019

What makes us uniqueTeaching and research are two of our pillars. Hand in hand the University of Oviedo, we train new professionals in the field of ophthalmology in the theoretical and practical fields.
Our Masters programmes will help you to become a prestigious professional. Start your future project in ophthalmology with us. First class teaching and research at your fingertips.


Teaching team

Our teaching team consists of professionals who will be able to transmit their knowledge in a practical and applied way to real cases. 

  Research and Scholarships 

Find out more about available scholarships and research fellowships.


our students´ experiences

"Experto en Inmunología ocular y uveitis"

“I would advise my fellow ophthalmologists to study at the Fernández-Vega University Institute.”

"Fellow de Retina y Vítreo"

“Studying at the IUFV is one of the best and most rewarding experiences that a doctor can have as part of his training” 

Dra. Susy Pachón Cunha


"Mi experiencia personal y profesional en el IUFV es la más compleja y completa, comparada con la vivida en Brasil y Norte América, pues ha abarcado todos los aspectos necesarios para la formación de un profesional de la salud" 

 Documentation Access 


To access any of the Masters Degree programmes, University Expert or Continuing Ophthalmology Training, the attached application form must be sent along with the detailed documentation below for the attention of the Department of Education.

  • Photocopy of ID or Passport
  • Detailed CV
  • Certified Photocopy of the Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery´
  • Validated and accredited certified photocopy of the Degree in
  • Ophthalmology qualification.
  • Validated and accredited certified photocopy of Degree in Optometry qualification.
  • Validated and accredited certified photocopy of the University Diploma in Nursing qualification.
  • Certificate in English [optional].

Once this documentation has been received, the Teaching Committee will evaluate the candidacies and will communicate their decision by email.


Once candidates have been admitted to the different courses of the programme, they will have to make a course registration payment from 1st to the 15th of September by means of bank transfer to the account that will be provided for them.









Silvia Canga Fernández

Ophthalmological Research Foundation Research and Teaching Projects Manager

Ramón Mayor Blanco 

Administrative Ophthalmological Research Foundation

Dr. Jesús Merayo Lloves

Teaching Coordinator Ophthalmological Research Foundation
  +34 985 240 141

+34 985 241 512

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