University of Deusto

Universidad de Deusto

The University of Deusto is a 125 years old University being the oldest private University in Spain. It belongs to the Jesuits, and its mission is inspired on the promotion of global social justice. With close to eleven thousands students, 15% of them international, the University of Deusto is remarkable for its capacity to combine a number of contrasting elements: local roots and global challenges, historic awareness and concerns for the future, leadership engagement and social commitment. In 1994, the University started teaching the Diploma on International Humanitarian Aid, which in 1998 became a European Master Degree in International Humanitarian Action (shared with other NOHA Universities). The University of Deusto has kept always in mind the importance of offering high quality education and tailored specialization to humanitarian actors, trying to adapt constantly to the needs of a sector which has changed drastically in the last 18 years. Deusto University is the reference centre in Spain for Higher Education on Humanitarian Studies.

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