University of Mondragón

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University of Mondragón
Mondragon Unibertsitatea
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Established 1997
Type Private, cooperative
Rector Vicente Atxa
Academic staff
400
Students 4,000 (2007-2008)[1]
Location Mondragón
Campus Nine locations:
Mondragón, Goierri, Donostialdea, Oñati, Bidasoa, Eskoriatza, Aretxabaleta, San Sebastián and Bilbao.
Affiliations Mondragon Corporation
Website http://www.mondragon.edu

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.

History[edit]

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.

Faculties[edit]

Currently the university consists of four faculties:

In addition, the university contains an innovation centre, the Bilbao Innovation Factory, which opened in Bilbao in 2014.

José Mª Arizmendiarrieta memorial at the Faculty of Engineering in Mondragón.

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