Ramon Llull University

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RAMON LLULL UNIVERSITY
Universitat Ramon Llull
Universitat Ramon Llull logo (català).jpg
MottoSer i Saber (To be and to know)
TypePrivate university
Established1990
PresidentDr. Josep Maria Garrell i Guiu
Academic staff
1,225
Undergraduates19.208 (2015/2016)
Location,
CampusUrban
Websitewww.url.edu

Ramon Llull University (Catalan: Universitat Ramon Llull, URL; IPA: [uniβəɾsiˈtad rəˈmoɲ ˈʎuʎ]) is a private university located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain established in 1990. Currently it is formed by several different colleges specialized in different topics, most of which are located in downtown Barcelona.

History[edit]

Ramon Llull University is named after Ramon Llull, a famous writer and philosopher born in the 13th century. Ramon Llull University was founded by four educational institutions to which seven more were added later on. All eleven of them are:

  • ESADE (Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas) (1958).
  • La Salle Engineering and Architecture (1903).
  • IQS (Institut Químic de Sarrià) - Chemical Institute of Sarriá (1905) and its two schools: IQS School of Engineering and IQS School of Management
  • Blanquerna Foundation (1948).
  • Philosophy Faculty - Includes Philosophy and Humanities (1864).
  • Pere Tarrés University School of Social Studies (1998).
  • Ebro Observatory Research Institute (1904).
  • Vidal i Barraquer Foundation - University Institute of Mental Health (1964).
  • Borja Institute of Bioethics (1974).
  • ESDi Higher School of Design (1989).

Academics[edit]

Ramon Llull University comprises 14 schools and faculties:

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