The Universidad de Navarra is a non-profit, Christian-inspired university. Its mission is to seek and transmit the truth; to contribute to the academic, cultural and personal formation of its students; to promote scientific research and welfare activities; to offer adequate development opportunities to its professors and employees; and to carry out a wide range of cultural extension and social promotion activities, with a clear purpose of service. The University of Navarra was founded in 1952 by St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, founder of Opus Dei.
It has more than 12,000 undergraduate, master's and doctoral students (25.56% are international) in its 7 campuses: Pamplona, San Sebastian, Barcelona, Madrid, New York, Munich and Sao Paulo; where 38 undergraduate degrees, 14 double degrees, 13 bilingual degrees, 42 master's degrees, 20 doctoral programmes and 39 of its own degrees are taught.
More than 170,000 alumni have passed through the classrooms of the University of Navarra, living in more than 120 countries.