University of Navarra, Spain

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 270
  • THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 301-350


  • The University of Navarra, founded in 1952, is a privately-funded university. It places emphasis on providing a personalised education and in 2008 there was a ratio of one teacher to five students.
  • Founded by a Saint, Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer (also the founder of Opus Dei), the university is a Catholic institution, but respects freedom of belief. 
  • The University of Navarre has four campuses, in Pamplona, San Sebastián, Madrid and Barcelona.
  • It currently offers 42 undergraduate programmes and 25 Master’s programmes, and has around 1,900 professors and lecturers and 14,000 students. 
  • The business school, IESE (Higher Institute of Business Studies) is one of the University’s centres with strong international links. 


Camino del Cerro del Águila 3, 28023 Madrid, Spain