Comillas Pontifical University Universidad Pontificia Comillas (UPCO) 



top General Information


Street:Calle Alberto Aguilera, 23


Post Code:28015


Institution Funding



Founded 1890 by Pope Leo XIII. Acquired present status 1901. The administrative and academic direction of the institution is entrusted to the Society of Jesus. Reorganized 1935. Transferred from Santander to Madrid 1960. The degrees and diplomas of the institution are recognized by the State which, under the 1946 convention with the Vatican, also provides some financial support

Academic Year

September to July

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (bachiller) and pre-university examination



Accrediting Agency

Julio Luis Martínez

Religious Affiliation


Student Body


top Officers

Head : Julio Luis Martínez Martíner, S.J.

Job title:Rector Magnífico

Years of office:2012-

International Relations Officer : Amparo Hernándezi

Job title:Director and Coordinator for International Courses

top Divisions

Faculty : Canon Law

Fields of study:Canon Law

Faculty : Economics and Business Management

Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics

Faculty : Humanities and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Education, Educational Psychology, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Translation and Interpretation

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law, Political Sciences

More details:ICADE

Faculty : Theology

Fields of study:Theology

Institute : Business Administration and Management

Fields of study:Business Administration, Management

More details:Catholic

Institute : Educational Sciences

Fields of study:Educational Sciences

Institute : Family Studies

Fields of study:Family Studies

Institute : Modern Languages

Fields of study:Modern Languages

Institute : Technological Research

Fields of study:Technology

School : Engineering

Fields of study:Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering

More details:ICAI

School : Nursing and Physiotherapy

Fields of study:Nursing, Physical Therapy

More details:San Juan de Dios

top Degrees

Título de Graduado

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Social Sciences, Theology

Máster Universitario

Fields of study:Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Engineering, Finance, Health Sciences, Higher Education Teacher Training, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Law, Marketing, Secondary Education, Teacher Training, Telecommunications Engineering, Theology


Fields of study:Canon Law, Commercial Law, Economics, Engineering, Family Studies, Philosophy, Power Engineering, Theology


Also Postgraduate Diploma in ICT Teacher Training applied to Higher Education. Specialist Degree in Christian Spirituality

top Academic Periodicals


Estudios Eclesiásticos


Miscellanea Comillas

Padres y Maestros


Revista ICADE

Updated on 06-08-2020