Works on the new building of the Faculty of Health Sciences at University of Jaén (UJA) will be completed in December. It is expected that the process of moving offices and services will take place at the end of next March, so that they will be available “at full capacity” in the 2024-2025 academic year.
This was pointed out to Europa Press by the Vice Rector of Sustainable and Healthy University, Juan de Dios Carazo, who pointed out that the property is built on a plot of land of 4,000 square meters located at the southwestern end of the Lagunillas Campus. Next to the Animal Production and Experimentation Center and the University Directorate.
He also explained that the delivery of the new building “on completion of the work will take place in December 2023, as planned.” After that, “it will need a period of no less than three months to provide it with equipment and furniture, which will allow offices and services to be transferred there at the end of March 2024.”
“Therefore, Jaén University will have this building in the academic year 2024-2025, where the teaching laboratories of the different degrees taught at the Faculty of Health Sciences – among them the Medical Degree – will operate at full capacity,” commented the Vice-Rector of the University.
Regarding the status of the works, he stated that “they are being carried out according to initial planning, and at this moment, with the civil works progressing significantly, there are still final finishes and coatings for several areas,” such as floors, treated stairs or false ceilings. In addition, the final facade cladding is “virtually complete.”
“The main elements of the facilities (air conditioning and ventilation systems, electrical panels) have been completed and final installations are underway in each space, with a significant portion of the urbanization and exterior finishing of the surrounding areas work yet to be carried out,” he added.
The College of Health Sciences building will have a built-up area for urban planning purposes of 11,499.02 square metres, and a total area including parking basements and facilities of 14,878.22 square metres.
The works are carried out by UTE UJA Aditic, formed by the companies Pinus, Construcciones Calderón and Solar Jiennense, and involve an investment of approximately 17.8 million euros.
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