Mondragon University was created in 1997 by the association of three educational cooperatives, with the guarantee of an extensive career and experience in the world of education, which nowadays constitute the University’s three Faculties and School: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Business Studies, and Faculty of Humanities and Education Sciences. In 2011, one more Faculty was added to University: the Culinary Science Faculty.
Mondragon University has a commitment towards social transformation, which is specified in their participatory model. They are a cooperative university, which belongs to the MONDRAGON Corporation, with a clear human vocation and a commitment to our environment, our society and our time.
Their teaching model involves a system of relationships which, with the educational system as the central theme, aims to involve the companies and institutions in the area, in order to guarantee social accessibility, the combination of work and study, the development of research and the provision of Continuing Education.