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University of Navarra
Universidad de Navarra
The university logo
Latin: Universitas Studiorum Navarrensis
Established October 17, 1952
Type Private, Roman Catholic
Rector Ángel José Gómez Montoro
Chancellor Msgr. Javier Echevarría
Faculty 1,924 (1,502 professors, and 422 TAs)
Staff 969 (576 in Pamplona)
Undergraduates 10,153 (c. 558 foreigners)
Postgraduates 4,667 (938 foreigners)
Location Pamplona, Spain
Campus Four campuses: Pamplona (279.2 acres), San Sebastián, Madrid, and Barcelona
Affiliations CRUE,Opus Dei, Catholic Church
Website www.unav.edu

The University of Navarra is a private university based at the southeast border of Pamplona, Spain. It was founded in 1952 by Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, the founder of Opus Dei as a corporate work of the apostolate of Opus Dei. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... The word rector (ruler, from the Latin regere) has a number of different meanings. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... Javier Echevarria Rodriguez, a Roman Catholic prelate, was born in Madrid on June 14, 1932. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Pamplona (Basque: Iruñea or Iruña) is the capital city of Navarre, Spain. ... For other uses, see Opus Dei (disambiguation). ... The name Catholic Church can mean a visible organization that refers to itself as Catholic, or the invisible Christian Church, viz. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Pamplona (Basque: Iruñea or Iruña) is the capital city of Navarre, Spain. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer (Thursday, January 9, 1902 – Thursday, June 26, 1975), (also known as Jose María or Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer y Albas, born José María Mariano Escriba Albas) was a Spanish Catholic priest and founder of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and... For other uses, see Opus Dei (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Opus Dei (disambiguation). ...


The University confers 27 official degrees and administers more than 300 postgraduate programs (including 33 doctoral programs and 13 master's programs) through 10 schools, 2 superior colleges, 2 university schools, its graduate business school, IESE ("Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa"; in English: "International Graduate School of Management" or "Institute of Higher Business Studies"), ISSA ("Instituto Superior de Secretariado y Administracion"; engl.: Superior Institute of Secretarial and Administrative Studies), and other centers and institutions. The university also runs a teaching hospital in addition to various community outreach and volunteer initiatives. IESE Business School of the University of Navarra: A top business school, according to Financial Times and the Economist Intelligence Unit. ... A Teaching hospital is a hospital which provides medical training. ...

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History

The institution began as Estudio General de Navarra on October 17, 1952 with the inauguration of its School of Law with 48 students and eight professors under the direction of Saint Josemaría Escrivá. The founder wished the future university "... to be a place where people acquire a high level of learning and a Christian outlook on life. We want it to be a place which encourages deep thought and reflection, so that learning is soundly rooted in true principles, and shines its light along all the paths of knowledge." 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Saint Josemaría Escrivá in a get-together with men. ...


After the founding its School of Humanities and Social Sciences in 1955 and its graduate business school, IESE, in 1958, the Estudio General de Navarra was established as a university by The Holy See on August 6, 1960, and received official accreditation from the State of Spain on September 8, 1962. IESE Business School of the University of Navarra: A top business school, according to Financial Times and the Economist Intelligence Unit. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ...


Since gaining university status, the university has gone by the name of Universidad de Navarra and has established several other schools and academic centers. External link University of Navarras Official Website Borjamari´s Journal. ...


Government Appointments of Professors

  • Prof. Luis Carranza, Master in Economics and Finance program, Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences - Appointed Minister of Economics of the Government of Peru on July 20, 2006

Notable rankings

  • The Economist Intelligence Unit of The Economist magazine, in its 2005 rankings of MBA programs, ranks the University of Navarra's business school, IESE, as having the best MBA program in the world.
  • El Mundo, in its 2006/2007 "Spain Best Universities Annual Report", ranks the University of Navarra as the best private university in Spain, and has consistently ranked it as so in the past. Among both public and private universities, its undergraduate journalism course ranked #1, its undergraduate audio-visual communications and humanities courses #2; its undegraduate infirmary, pharmacy, medicine, nutrition, and public relations courses #3; its undergraduate architecture and industrial engineering courses #4; and undergraduate business administration and management, law, telecom engineering, and social work courses #5.
  • El Mundo, in its 2006/2007 "250 Master" ranking of Spanish masters programs, ranks Navarra's
    • M.A. in Liberal Arts (specializations available in European Studies, Spanish Golden Age Literature, Medieval Studies, Spanish History, Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Spanish Literature, Cultural Management, History of Art, Journalism, Public Relations, Economics, Law, Education, and/or Political and Social Studies) and M.Sc. in Drug Research and Development (a postgraduate pharmacy degree) #1 in their categories,
    • M.Sc. in Media Management and University Master in Corporate Law #2 in their categories, and its
    • M.Sc. in Economics and Finance (#1 program taught entirely in English) and Master's degree in Architectural Design #4 in their categories.
    • In a separate ranking published in April, Navarra’s MBA program was ranked as the best in Spain.
    • For more information on Navarra's master's degrees, click here.
Central building of the University of Navarra
Central building of the University of Navarra

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Notable alumni

  • Isabel Aguilera, Executive Management Program Certificate - CEO, Google Spain and Portugal "Google Iberia"
  • His Excellency Monsignor Antonio Arregui Yarza, Doctor of (Civil) Laws - Archbishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Hon. Yolanda Barcina Angulo, degree in Pharmacy 1982 - Pharmacy professor and Mayor of Pamplona, Spain
  • Alfredo Biel Castán, MBA - CEO, Bonsai Technologies group, S.A.
  • Ruben Bonet, MBA - CEO, Fractus
  • Javier Cebrián Sagarriga, MBA - Chairman, Bonsai Technologies group, S.A.
  • His Eminence the Most Rev. Juan Luis Cardinal Cipriani Thorne, Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) - Archbishop of Lima and Primate of Peru
  • Rev. John A. Corapi, SOLT, Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.), Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) 1994 - Famous Catholic evangelist
  • Juan Costa Climent, B.LL. - Former Secretary of State of Commerce and Tourism (2000-2004), and former Minister of Science and Technology (2003-2004), Government of Spain under the administration of José María Aznar López
  • Iñaki Gabilondo Pujol, Licentiate in Journalism c. 1963 - News director, Cuatro
  • His Excellency Monsignor Ricardo García García, Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) 1985 - Bishop-Prelate of the Prelature of Yauyos, Peru
  • Félix Guerrero Igea, degree in Industrial Engineering - President, Gestlink, S.A.
  • Antonio González-Adalid García-Zozaya, MBA 1976 – Chairman, Enagás S.A.
  • Jacobo González-Robatto, E-MBA 1986 – CEO, Barclays Spain
  • Luis Hernández de Cabanyes, MBA – Chairman, Renta Corporación
  • His Excellency the Most Rev. José Horacio Gomez, B.A. in Theology (Rome campus) 1978, Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) 1980 - Archbishop of San Antonio, United States
  • His Eminence the Most Rev. Julián Cardinal Herranz Casado, Doctor of Medicine - President, Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, The Holy See & Titular Archbishop of Vertara, Italy
  • Miguel Ángel Liso, Licentiate in Information Science - Editorial Director, Grupo ZETA
  • William MacDonald, MBA – CEO, Lazard Asesores Financieros S.A.
IESE Business School of the University of Navarra: A top business school, according to Financial Times and the Economist Intelligence Unit.
IESE Business School of the University of Navarra: A top business school, according to Financial Times and the Economist Intelligence Unit.
  • Rev. C. John McCloskey III, STD - Contraversial Catholic priest
  • Jorge “Jordi” Mercader Miró, MBA 1969 – Chairman, Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona, S.A. (Grupo Agbar)
  • Rev. Prof. Domènec Melé, Ph.D. in Theology - Chair, Department of Business Ethics, IESE Business School
  • Amparo Moraleda Martínez, MBA – President of IBM Spain, Portugal, Greece, Israel, and Turkey
  • Dr. Joaquín Navarro-Valls, Doctor of Psychiatry 1960, degree in Journalism 1968, degree in Sciences of Communication 1980 - Former Director (1984-2006), Vatican Press Office, The Holy See
  • His Excellency Monsignor Francisco Polti Santillan, Law degree (post-graduate) 1963 - Bishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • His Excellency Monsignor Jaume Pujol Balcells, Doctor in Sciences of Education & Doctor in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) - Archbishop of Tarragona, Spain
  • Pedro J. Ramírez, Licentiate (equivalent to US or UK master's degree) in Journalism 1973 - Founder, journalist, and editor-in-chief of El Mundo newspaper
  • Javier Robles, PDG (General Management Program) 1990 – President, Danone Spain
  • His Excellency Monsignor Juan Antonio Ugarte Perez, Doctor of Canon Law (J.C.D.) - Archbishop of Cuzco, Peru
  • María del Pino Velázquez, MBA 1991 – CEO, Unisono
  • Carmen Valera, MBA - CEO, Burson-Marsteller Spain
  • Dr. Alberto Ortega Venzor, Doctor of Philosophy & Letters - Director of the President's Office of Public Policy and 6th ranking member on the President's Cabinet, Presidency of Vincente Fox, Government of Mexico

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Meet the Public University of Navarre (594 words)
The capital of Navarre, historically the capital of the kingdom, is situated in the centre of the community, half way between the Mountain and the Riverside zone, on the route to France, Aragón and Castile.
Due to regular investment in the medical area and highly qualified specialised professionals the health service in Navarre is superb at all levels from the first medical attention to hospitalization.
Navarre in general and particularly Pamplona has, in last few years, made considerable efforts in improving its communications with the rest of the country and in breaking through the Pyrenees border.
Meet the Public University of Navarre (282 words)
The Public University of Navarre was established to cover the region's higher education requirements.
The University therefore plans to include degrees which may be particularly useful for or demanded by the social and economic situation in Navarre.
The mission of the Public University of Navarre is to prepare the new generations to face the challenges of the 21st century.
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