University of Navarra

The University of Navarra is based on the Christian inspiration promoted by St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer. Its mission is to seek and present the truth; contribute to the academic, cultural and personal education of its students; promote academic research and healthcare activities; and carry out broad cultural outreach and social promotion work with a clear goal of service.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Law (1)

About

History

The University of Navarra was founded in 1952 by St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, the founder of Opus Dei. Since then, it has achieved many milestones in its history, which has been marked by the pursuit of excellence in teaching and research and a constant commitment to serve people and society as a whole.

Education

The University of Navarra offers a wide range of official undergraduate degrees and master's degrees that fully satisfy the needs of students who wish to carry out their professional activity on the international arena.

  • Undergraduate degree programs
  • Master's degree programs
  • Spanish teaching (ILCE)

Research

The University of Navarra aspires to become an international reference Research University and to conduct interdisciplinary, international research with a high degree of social implication. The aim is for the improvement in research to have a positive effect on teaching quality.

Career

  • We accompany students and graduates in their professional careers and help transfer the best talent to society.
  • We collaborate with companies and all types of organizations to solve their hiring needs , in addition to offering them all the possibilities that the university world presents.
  • Students, graduates and companies share  talent, knowledge and challenges .

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2023
251
2022
251
2021
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2023
253 13
2022
266 -14
2021
252
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2023
389 10
2022
399 52
2021
451
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2022
501
2021
501
2020
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

Student services

The purpose of the University Orientation Service is to provide students in their last two years of high school with advice on choosing a university degree program. The team of advisors will assess students’ skills and areas of interest. This is done with the sole purpose of making sure prospective students are 100% sure about the choices they make.

Housing services

University halls of residence are on-campus centers that provide students with housing and promote residents' cultural, professional and human education and direct their activities toward service to the university community and society.

They offer a university environment that is conducive to intense study, in an atmosphere of professionalism and fellowship, with individual attention to students and their specific needs.

Library services

The Library Service makes available to its users a collection of more than one million printed volumes as well as several million scientific articles and electronic books. The various study and work spaces are distributed in the different libraries on the Pamplona, ​​Madrid and San Sebastián campuses.

Medical services

Spanish healthcare consists of both private and public healthcare, with some hospitals (hospitales) and healthcare centres (centros de salud) offering both private (privado) and state healthcare services (asistencia sanitaria pública). The Centros de Salud can be found in each neighborhood in Pamplona. If you need to go to a Centro de Salud, you must go the center within the zone where you live.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Navarra is distributed over four campuses, all with state-of-the-art facilities.

Sports facilities

The Sports Service offers an extensive range of activities to encourage sports among the students, teachers and staff of the University of Navarra.

Student clubs

  • Ski & Snowboarding Club
  • Mountain club
  • Dikaios. Debate club
  • Spanish Club
  • Photography and Film Club
  • Science Club
  • Innovation Club
  • Marketing and Sales Club

Accreditation

University of Navarra (UNAV) is located in Pamplona, Navarra, Spain. It is locally known as Universidad de Navarra. The university was established in 1952. It is accredited by Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, España.

Student Reviews

The one that got away
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I loved my university. Had great teachers and good courses through the 2 years I was there.

Dear Commission, My name is Anastasia Usovetskaya and I am a second year bachelor student of the Political Science program at “The Higher School of Economics University” in Moscow, Russia (my Faculty is on the top 50 in the world ranking of “QS World Univ
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Dear Commission, My name is Anastasia Usovetskaya and I am a second year bachelor student of the Political Science program at “The Higher School of Economics University” in Moscow, Russia (my Faculty is on the top 50 in the world ranking of “QS World University Rankings by Subject”). Right now I am doing my Erasmus programme in Spain (Erasmus +KA107 ), in The University...

Great University
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

This is a great university for international students. I am from Mexico but have lived in the US and I have had a great experience adjusting thanks to the faculty and the students who are so helpful with classes.

Pamplona, Navarre, Spain

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