University of Deusto

4.4 out of 5 (52 ratings / 36 reviews) Bilbao, Spain
The University of Deusto aims to serve society through its contributions with a Christian approach to today’s realities.

About

History

The University of Deusto was inaugurated in 1886. The concerns and cultural interest of the Basque Country in having their own university, as well as the interest of the Jesuits in establishing higher studies in some part of the Spanish State coincided in its conception.

Education

Our education model aims to promote innovation in learning and teaching models, as it has been developed throughout Europe.It is based on two pillars:

  • the development of students’ deep learning based on the development of values and skills to help them become professionals and active and responsible citizens.
  • the belief that learning and teaching are based on the capacity of the University and its academic staff to learn and transform themselves by innovating their teaching and assessment methods, and all the processes that support them.

Research

Research at DEUSTO has seen a significant growth during the last decades, following a path towards excellence through the increased participation in international projects and networks.

Carrying out excellence is a robust body of professionals and researchers with a strong trajectory and expertise arranged around 9 interdisciplinary areas and 24 Teams of Excellence. Overall DEUSTO provides a flexible research ecosystem that nurtures international and inter-sectoral collaboration, and enables our researchers to cross-fertilise ideas and address local and global issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
601
2021
601 200
2020
801
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Services

Housing services

  • Deusto Hall of Residence
  • Shared flat and homestay accommodation
  • Municipal housing - Solidarity Youth
  • Other accommodation choices

Library services

The Library places special emphasis on new technologies, aimed at facilitating team work, study and research. A good example of this is the number of computers available in the reference rooms and media library, the laptop borrowing service, location maps.

Medical services

The Health Service aims to promote good health and inform University of Deusto students about prevention, assistance and care. This space aims to contribute to students’ well-being, quality of life and social change.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Vitoria-Gasteiz headquarters: The Egibide-Deusto headquarters is located in the Arriaga building at Pozoa Street in Vitoria-Gasteiz. This is the first centre in Spain that currently has a digital industrial plant facility devoted to training. The Dual Bachelor’s degree in Digital Industry is taught there.

  • The Bilbao campus was declared a site of historical interest in 2002. Several architecturally valuable buildings are found on the campus.

  • The UD in San Sebastian is distinctive for its avant garde design and singular architecture set within green areas and a unique arboretum.

  • The Madrid headquarters of Deusto Business School are situated in a small palace in the Salamanca district

Accreditation

Deusto Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). These international accreditations recognize quality and excellence in business education and place Deusto Business School among the forefront of its peers. Only 2% and 6% of business schools worldwide are recognized by AMBA and by AACSB, respectively.

Student Reviews

Prepared and ready to look for new challenges!
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The level was really good, specially in law, where the exigence was very high. Regarding life in campus, I have missed more student life from the part of the university.

Great experience but things to improve
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The overall experience has been very good. Despite there are not so many courses to choose, there are several professors that really had a high level of knowledge as well passion, so the learning process was suitable and enriching. The main critic would be this limited offer. However, there are some great courses and it is worthmentioning that there are step by step more...

In need of more options
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The University of Deusto has an overall good degree on international relations. However, the program could be improved by more diverse courses being added.

Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

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