Centro de Estudios Universitarios

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The former Centro de Estudios Universitarios (CEU), currently called Fundación Universitaria San Pablo CEU is a foundation for the development of education. Out of the many academic institutions it runs, it's mainly known for the prestigious university in Madrid, CEU San Pablo University and CEU Cardenal Herrera University in Valencia.


Fundación Universitaria CEU was created in 1933 in Madrid, by the Asociación Católica de Propagandistas (Catholic Association of Propagandists) on the initiative of its first President, the Servant of God Ángel Herrera Oria. In 1972 'Centro de Estudios Universitarios' became the 'Fundación Universitaria San Pablo CEU', as we know it today. The original faculty consisted of prestigious teachers, many of which come with time, be professors, ministers and even reach the episcopate. In 1945, received official recognition by the Ministry of Education as a center affiliated to the University of Madrid. CEU Foundation was formed in-Teaching, under the name of St. Paul College, affiliated with the Complutense University of Madrid. In 1993, he fulfilled the dream of Herrera Oria to found a university: CEU San Pablo University in Madrid, capital of Spain. CEU Cardenal Herrera University was the first private school of Law ever founded in Valencia. It has been associated to the University of Valencia since the early 1970s but the University gained its current name in 1999. CEU Abat Oliva University is the third university promoted by the San Pablo CEU Foundation and it has founded in 2003. In 2005, all entities that are part of the institution were united under the name CEU.


Schools and colleges run by the foundation:


High Schools[edit]

  • Colegio CEU San Pablo, Claudio Coello (1971).
  • Colegio CEU San Pablo, Valencia (1971).
  • Colegio CEU San Pablo, Montepríncipe (1975).
  • Colegio CEU San Pablo, Murcia (1975).
  • Colegio CEU Jesús María, Alicante (2004).
  • Colegio CEU Virgen Niña, Vitoria-Gasteiz (2010).

Notabe alumni[edit]

  • Dalmacio Negro Pavón, is a Spanish University professor and author, member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Moral and Social Sciences.
  • Javier Rupérez, a Spanish politician, diplomat and writer. Since 2006 he has held the rank of full Ambassador within the Spanish Diplomatic Service, which he joined in 1967.
  • Maria Rosa Calvo-Manzano, a harp professor at the Royal Superior Music Conservatory of Madrid (Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid). She is also one of the founding members of the RTVE Orchestra

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