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Learn, live, and serve at the University of Navarra.

About the University of Navarra

The University of Navarra is a Christian-inspired university established by St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, the founder of Opus Dei. Its mission is to seek out and communicate the truth, contribute to the academic, cultural and personal advancement of its students, promote scientific research and teaching, offer professors and other employees outstanding opportunities to develop and, prompted by a refined desire to be of service to others, undertake a wide-ranging endeavor of cultural communication and social promotion.

  • 7 international campuses: Spain  (Pamplona, Madrid, Barcelona, San Sebastiàn), USA (New York), Germany (Munich), Brazil (São Paulo)
  • 12 schools
  • 91 degrees



Best Private University in Spain (THE Teaching Ranking 2021)


Best University in Spain According to Employers (QS World University Ranking 2022)


First Campus in Spain to Receive the International Green Flag Award


Best University in Spain (THE Teaching Ranking 2021)

Mentoring Program

The University of Navarra's mentoring program is designed to inform and guide students when beginning their undergraduate studies, help them to improve their habits and professional skills, guide them through their training pathway, and help them to make decisions related to their professional future.

Learn more about how the University of Navarra is equipping students to change the world.

Core Curriculum

The Core Curriculum is composed of several subjects included in all the undergraduate programs at the University of Navarra. Through these courses, the University offers its students a humanistic education, encourages a spirit of solidarity, and gives them the opportunity to freely form personal convictions.

The purpose of the Core Curriculum is to:

  • Develop students' critical thinking
  • Teach them to freely form their own convictions
  • Improve their scientific and humanistic formation and, if they wish, Christian formation
  • Promote a sense of solidarity

Tour University of Navarra from the comfort of your own home.

Take a virtual tour of the university's Pamplona, Madrid, and San Sebastiàn campuses. Choose from an immersive, 360º experience or 2-minute drone tour.

Listen to our Anchored podcast with University of Navarra students.

Our Director of College Partnerships, Katie Prefontaine, sat down with two American students at the University of Navarra to learn more about their experience studying abroad. These students discuss the difference in learning, culture, and faith in Spain vs. America and what makes their experience at Navarra enjoyable. 


Learn more details about student life, admissions, and academics at the University of Navarra.