Accreditation

UNIVERSITAT RAMON LLULL

 
   
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Ramon Llull University (URL), recognized by the SENESCYT of Ecuador

In January 2016 Ramon Llull University (URL) was included in the list of higher education institutions for the automatic recognition of degrees, handled by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (SENESCYT) of Ecuador. This fact recognizes the URL as a higher education institution in Spain authorized to grant academic degrees of international excellence and, therefore, recognized by the educational authorities in Ecuador.
   
   
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Universitat Ramon Llull, recognized by the Chinese Ministry

In December 2012 Ramon Llull University joined the list of universities recognized by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China, being one of the private universities in Spain to have this distinction. This fact represents the official recognition of our university by the Chinese authorities as a recommended institution for their students to take higher education studies abroad.
   
   
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ACM 2015 project, Campus of International Excellence

The Aristos Campus Mundus 2015 (ACM 2015) project, promoted by Ramon Llull, Deusto and Comillas universities, earned a distinction as a Campus of International Excellence in the European regional area category in the Spanish Ministry of Education’s 2011 Campus of International Excellence call for proposals. In May 2010 the three universities created the Aristos Campus Mundus 2015 aggregation and signed an advanced cooperative agreement with Georgetown, Boston College and Fordham universities in the United States. ACM 2015 aims to strengthen academic, teaching and research excellence and fully internationalise the three Spanish universities’ projects, implying the joint wager on social, responsible and sustainable innovation.

   
   
EUA

The first private university in Spain to obtain this recognition

In September 2007, Universitat Ramon Llull received a favourable report from the Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) within the European University Association (EUA). Said evaluation consists of a global analysis of the university led by internationally prestigious university experts. 



 

IQS

 
 

ABET

ABET Accreditation (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, USA) by the Engineering Accreditation Comission of ABET

Accreditation for the Chemical Engineering and Engineering for Industrial Technologies programmes offered at IQS School of Engineering.
 
 

AACSB

AACSB Accreditation
(Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

Accreditation for all the programmes offered by IQS School of Management (valid until 2018)
   
   
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Granting of the Creu de Sant Jordi of the Government of Catalonia | July 2005

 
 
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Dr. Miquel Gassiot, URL former rector and IQS-URL former general director, awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2008

 
 
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Dr. Lluís Victori i Companys, president of IQS-URL Board of Trustees, awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2009

 
 
 

BLANQUERNA

 
 

2009 Catalonia Award for Education to the Blanquerna Escola de Mestres (Teachers’ College) in the Institution Category

for the value and prestige of the education offered to more than sixty generations of teachers in Catalonia, for its own model dedicated to pedagogical renovation, the Catalanisation of schools and, finally, for having served as the seed for today’s university.
   
   
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Dr. Miquel Tresserras, dean of Blanquerna Faculty of Communication-URL, awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2011

   
   
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Granting of the Creu de Sant Jordi of the Government of Catalonia | April 2012

In recognition of its contribution to the educational community based on loyalty to humanist values​​, a master of style and commitment to public service from the social initiative and for its impact on areas such as education, psychology, sports, media and health, where he has greatly helped to train good professionals.
   
   
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Dra. Ann-Marie Holm-Nielsen, professor at Blanquerna Faculty of Psychology, Education Sciences and Sport-URL, awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2015

   
   
   

LA SALLE

 
 

AEEDE

AEEDE (Spanish Association of Business Schools)

The La Salle – URL Business Engineering School (BES) is a member of AEEDE and, consequently, meets all its requirements. AEEDE was founded in 1989. Its mission is to foment quality education in the business administration field, provide service to the business community and develop business knowledge within its area of competencies. Other members in AEEDE include IESE, Instituto de Empresa, ESADE, EADA, EAE, ESIC, etc.
 
 

IACBE

 

IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)

La Salle – URL BES was the first business school in Spain to achieve specialised accreditation in business education for its International MBA and the Bachelor in Management of Business and Technology. This accreditation is granted by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) based in Olathe, Kansas (USA).
 
 

PMI (Project Management Institute)

La Salle – URL BES was the first business school in the world to obtain accreditation for a Master’s programme taught in Spanish. This recognition was granted by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) within the PMI (Project Management Institute). In addition, it was the first programme in Spain and the third in Europe to obtain this recognition. The Master in Project Management was launched in 1999 and, since then, has contributed to educate more than a thousand professionals.
   
   

PMI (Project Management Institute)

La Salle – URL BES was the first business school in Spain to obtain the REP (Registered Educational Provider) certification by the PMI (Project Management Institute) for its Executive Education programmes and specific courses within the Master’s programme, guaranteeing the excellence of these courses at the international level.
   
   
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Granting of the Creu de Sant Jordi of the Government of Catalonia | 2003

   
   
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Representation Systems course of La Salle Higher School of Architecture-URL, awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2010

   
   
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Granting of the Gold Medal for Scientific Merit from the City of Barcelona | 2015

La Salle University and Technology Foundation receive the Gold Medal for Scientific Merit for its 50 years of valuable work in scientific and technical development and its practical knowledge in the areas of engineering, management, architecture and other disciplines. In 2015 La Salle-URL celebrates the 50th anniversary of the launch of the first Telecommunications School of Catalonia, created in 1965.
   
   
 

FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY

 
 
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Dr. Josep M. Coll Alemany, awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2014

   
   
   

ESADE

 
 

ESADE’s commitment to the highest academic standards, ongoing improvement and innovation has been recognised with the three most internationally prestigious quality accreditations in the business school field. Obtaining these three accreditations is referred to in the sector as earning the “triple crown”, a recognition which, thus far, only thirty business schools around the world have achieved.

   
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Granting of the Creu de Sant Jordi of the Government of Catalonia | 1988

 
 

AACSB

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) 2001-2011

In 2001, ESADE became the first business school in Spain and the seventh in Europe to receive this accreditation for the quality of its undergraduate, Master’s and PhD programmes granted by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

 
 

EQUIS

European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) – 1998, 2003, 2008

In 1998, ESADE became the first business school in Spain and one of the first in Europe to receive the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) institutional accreditation granted by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

 
 

AMBA

Association of MBAs (AMBA) – 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009

ESADE’s MBA programmes have been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1994.

   
   
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Dr. Eduard Bonet, professor at ESADE-URL, awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2006

   
   
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The ESADE-URL project Modular and interdisciplinary curriculum integration centered on the longitudinal competency assessment, awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2013

   
   
  Check the different positions ESADE-URL holds in rankings.
 
 
 

PERE TARRÉS FOUNDATION

 
 

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Medal of Honor of Barcelona | 2009

The City Council granted this award by the mayor Hereu, in recognition of the social and educational work carried out by the Pere Tarrés Foundation for over 50 years and for its effort and contribution to the development of civic awareness.

   
   
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Granting of the Creu de Sant Jordi of the Government of Catalonia | April 2016

 
 
 

VIDAL I BARRAQUER FOUNDATION

 
 
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Granting of the Creu de Sant Jordi of the Government of Catalonia | April 2014

   
   
   

EBRO OBSERVATORY UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE

 
 
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Granting of the Creu de Sant Jordi of the Government of Catalonia | December 1987

 
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Granting of the Placa Narcís Monturiol | February 1985

   
   
   

BORJA INSTITUTE OF BIOETHICS

 
 
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Dr. Abel (), founder and president of the IBB-URL (1999-2011), awarded with the Jaume Vicens Vives distinction | 2007

   

 

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