University of Deusto (UD) is one of the oldest universities in Spain, over 125 years old, non-profit university with 15% international students. UD is one of 18 accredited to become an International Campus of Excellence in 2015 out of 51 applied. The university 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, intellectual rigor and experienced based learning, competition and cooperation, tradition and innovation. Deusto is internationally renowned for its capacity in the Social Sciences and Humanities, in particular law, economics and business administration, Engineering, education and psychology as well as sociology and social work, culture and tourism, languages and communication and international Studies.
The UD has developed strong experience in Project Management since 1989, coordinating large projects such as the Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Windows, with the coordination of 3 networks, 7 Erasmus Mundus Masters Programmes, 2 Marie Curie Initial Training Networks, a Thematic Network (Humanitarian Net), several Intensive Programmes and, in co-operation with the University of Groningen, the Tuning Higher Education Structures project, both in Europe (including 157 institutions) and Latin America (3 Alfa projects including 190 universities from 18 Latin American countries and representatives of Ministries and Conference of Rectors of these countries).