Through its six campuses (Pamplona, San Sebastián, Madrid, Barcelona, Munich and New York City), the University confers 35 official degrees
, 13 dual degrees and more than 38 master's programs in 14 faculties, 2 university schools, 17 institutes, 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"; in English: Superior Institute of Secretarial and Administrative Studies), and other centers and institutions.
The university also runs a teaching hospital, CUN,
where 2,045 qualified professionals handle more than 100,000 patients each year, and a medical center research, CIMA, that focuses on four main areas: Oncology, Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Sciences, and Gene Therapy and Hepatology
Central building of the University of Navarra
The institution was founded as the Estudio General de Navarra on 17 October 1952 with the encouragement of Josemaría Escrivá. It began as a School of Law with 48 students and eight professors, under the direction of Ismael Sánchez Bella. The founder described the ideals he wanted to transmit in the university:
We want learned men to be formed here, with a Christian understanding of life; we want this environment, suitable for quiet reflection, to cultivate science rooted in its most solid principles, so that this light might shine over all the roads of knowledge
— San Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer in 1960 in the ceremony of the award of the title of adoptive son of the city of Pamplona
After the foundation of the Faculty of Philosophy in 1955 and the Business School, IESE
, in 1958, the Estudio General de Navarra
was established as a university by The Holy See
on 6 August 1960, and Escrivá was designated as the Great Chancellor. The university received an official accreditation from the Spanish State, on 8, September 1962.
The University has a total of 11,180 students (1,758 international); 8,636 whom are pursuing a bachelor's degree, 1,581 of whom are master's degree students, and 963 PhD students.
In addition, it has agreements with other universities, including the University of Washington (USA), the University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong) and the University of Edinburgh (UK).
The museum also aims to increase interaction between the faculties, centers, departments and schools of the university, and to be a point of reference in the world of contemporary art
The university faculties and schools have thousands of researchers in different areas. The 8 centers and 17 institutes, located in the five campuses, carry out their research in the fields of Science and the Humanities, as well as the University Clinic of Navarra, the Center for Applied Medical Research and the Institute of Society and Culture.
- ^ a b CUN retrieved 16 July 2014
- ^ a b CIMA retrieved 16 July 2014
- ^  retrieved 22 June 2018
- ^ UW retrieved 22 June 2018
- ^ museo retrieved 22 June 2018
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