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Quick Facts

Location: Pamplona, Spain

City Population: 196,000

University Population: 11,180

Climate: The climate of Pamplona is normally classified as oceanic with influences of Mediterranean.

Nearest Airport: Bilbao Airport



The University of Navarra is a private non-profit university located on the southeast border of Pamplona, Spain. It was founded in 1952 by St. Josemaría Escríva de Balaguer, the founder of Opus Dei. Since 2011, the New York Times has ranked the University of Navarra within the top 60 universities in the world.

Most of the facilities and centres are located in Pamplona, with the exception of IESE Business School, which is based in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich and New York; and the School of Engineering, Tecnun, which is located in Donostia-San Sebastián.

In January 2015, the Museum of the University of Navarra was inaugurated by King Felipe VI and houses a collection donated to the university. This collection, regarded as one fof the greatest collections of contemporary art in Spain, includes works by  Pablo Picasso and Wassily Kandinsky, among other artists.