A SPANISH university has scooped an Erasmus award for the quality of its teaching.

Universitat Politecnica in Valencia was one of three higher education institutions to be recognised in the European Erasmus Awards.

It was praised for its commitment to maintaining a high standard of teaching staff and the diversity of its exchange programmes.

JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland, got the gold award while, Technological Educational Institute of Crete came second.