Deusto global

Internationalisation strategy

Deusto is global

The University of Deusto is a Basque and global university with deep roots, open to the world, and with a universal outlook and vocation. As a Jesuit university, it focuses on excellence in education and on the international projection of the institution.


Transforming our world together is the motto that conveys the local and global commitment to train people who transform the world thanks to the university's mission based on education, research and transfer, leadership and social impact.

This commitment positions internationalisation as one of the transversal axes of university activity, together with digitalisation and diversity.

Collaborate with Deusto

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International cooperation


International cooperation

We collaborate with Higher Education Institutions:

  • Developing long-lasting cooperative relationships at mobility, training, exchange, placement and other levels.
  • Working together to achieve mutual goals through inter-institutional collaboration.
  • Supporting social development of communities by transforming societies through education and learning.
  • Generating growth and exchange opportunities for students, academic and administrative staff through joint training, ad hoc training, lifelong learning courses...

International collaboration areas

Managing the mobility of students and teaching and research staff.

Managing international grants for students, teaching and research staff and administrative staff.

Planning and managing of international education projects in the different areas and faculties of the University.

Strengthening and initiating spaces for cooperation between higher education institutions through the signing of international agreements and conventions.

Encouraging the dissemination of publications, results and good practices resulting from international projects and networks.

Training and advicing to higher education institutions globally in various disciplines.


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An event addressed to Higher Education professionals focused on SDG4 - Towards a Sustainable and Quality Higher Education.

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Deusto in the world


The leadership and social commitment of the University of Deusto can be seen in the position in which the institution is placed in different international rankings and quality seals obtained.

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Through international networks, the University of Deusto is accessible for the exchange of experiences and the generation of synergies in research, teaching and management.

Erasmus+ 2021 - 2027

The European Commission awarded the University of Deusto the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education, which establishes the framework for European and international collaborative activities between 2021 and 2027.

Erasmus policy