University of Mondragón
Mondragón, Goierri, Donostialdea, Oñati, Bidasoa, Eskoriatza, Aretxabaleta, San Sebastián and Bilbao.
The University of Mondragón (officially in Basque: Mondragon Unibertsitatea, MU) is a private university in the Basque Country, officially established and recognized in 1997. Its main campus is in Mondragón, Gipuzkoa.
The institution first originated as the Escuela Politécnica Superior by Father José María Arizmendiarrieta, in 1943. The current university was created by the association of three existing educational cooperatives: Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa “Jose Mª Arizmendiarrieta” S. Coop., ETEO S. Coop., and Irakasle Eskola S. Coop.
Currently the university consists of four faculties:
- Faculty of Engineering: it has three campuses, the main campus in Mondragón, the Goierri campus in Ordizia, and the Donostialdea campus in Hernani.
- Faculty of Business Studies: it has two campuses, the original campus in Oñati, and the Bidasoa campus in Irun, which opened in 2003.
- Faculty of Humanities and Education: it is based in Eskoriatza and Aretxabaleta.
- Faculty of Gastronomic Sciences - Basque Culinary Center: it is based in San Sebastián.
In addition, the university contains an innovation centre, the Bilbao Innovation Factory, which opened in Bilbao in 2014.
Notes and references
- Mondragon Unibertsitatea
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Business
- Faculty of Humanities and Education
- Faculty of Gastronomic Sciences - Basque Culinary Center (BCC)
- Bilbao Berrikuntza Faktoria (BBF)
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