09 September 2016

Celebration of Ramon Llull University’s 25th Anniversary

October 6 was celebrated the 25 years of Ramon Llull University and the start of the academic year 2016- 2017 .

The celebration took place in Casa Llotja de Mar, in Barcelona and Lola Badia, expert on Ramon Llull, Director of the Ramon Llull Documentation Centre and National Culture Prize 2016 offered the Opening lecture about Ramon Llull, patron of Ramon Llull University. The event attended by the President of the Board of Ramon Llull Foundatin, Joan Josep Brugera; the Rector of Ramon Llull University, Josep M. Garrell and the Secretary General of Ramon Llull University, Anna Berga.

This celebration is part of the 25th Anniversary of the recognition of Ramon Llull University by unanimity of the Catalan Parliament, becoming the first private university in the Spanish state.

Ramon Llull University began its first academic year on October 1991 offering 11 official degrees and with around 1.000 first year students and 2980 students from the existing degrees at IQS, Blanquerna, La Salle and the Faculty of Philosophy of Catalonia, which were affiliated to public universities back then.

Nowadays Ramon Llull University is formed by IQS, Blanquerna, La Salle, IQS, Blanquerna, La Salle, Facultat de Filosofia, ESADE, Facultat d’Educació Social i Treball Social Pere Tarrés, Facultat de Turisme i Direcció Hotelera Sant Ignasi, Institut Universitari Observatori de l’Ebre, Institut Borja de Bioètica, Institut Universitari de Salut Mental Vidal i Barraquer and Escola Superior de Disseny ESDi (affiliated center).

Celebration of Ramon Llull University’s 25th Anniversary