Joseba Bonaut, Dean, and Joe McMahon, International Coordinator, of our Faculty of Communication have recently spent a week at Southampton Solent University in the United Kingdom where they had a chance to work on some of the collaborative projects that have been discussed over the last few months and also sign a new Erasmus+ agreement between the two institutions which will allow student and staff exchanges as from the second semester of the current academic year.


Ana Ruiz, lecturer in the USJ School of Architecture, is currently enjoying a Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in the Department of Urban Planning and Social Welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles in the United States.

Under the leadership of Dr. Yeheskel Hasenfeld, Ana is collaborating on a research project focused on the study of the distribution of the different social services organizations funded by the US government in order to model its spatial variation in relation to the different social segregation patterns that have been chosen.


Our Bachelor in Pharmacy programme has been privileged to welcome this week the visit of guest lecturer Dr. Andreas Bender. Andreas, originally from Germany, is lecturer in Molecular Informatics at the Unilever Centre for Molecular Science, part of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. In his research work he is involved with the analysis of various kinds of bioactivity data and the generation of property prediction models, mainly for small molecules.


San Jorge has today received the visit of Mr. Ömer Önhon, the Ambassador for Turkey in Spain. The Ambassador is visiting various institutions in the Zaragoza area and decided to visit the University in recognition of the good relations that we have with Turkish universities.


The School of Governance and Leadership last week received guest lecturer Jana Kalabisová from the Czech Republic.

Jana, from the Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague, gave sessions to our Business Administration students on indicators used for the monitoring of sustainable development and also on the effects that tourism has had on Cesky Krumlov, a Czech city recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Our first visiting international lecturer for the 2015-2016 academic session has been Ergina Kavallieratou from the University of the Aegean, Greece, who visited our Polytechnic School last week.

Ergina is currently Assistant Professor of image processing and computer vision at the Department of Information & Communications Systems Engineering at the Greek university, one of our Erasmus partners. Her current research interests include document image processing, OCR, pattern recognition and artificial intelligence.


San Jorge University was present last week at the annual congress of the European Association for International Education (EAIE) held in Glasgow, Scotland.


San Jorge is present this week at the EAIE (European Association for International Education) annual conference in Glasgow, United Kingdom. At the event we'll be holding meetings with partner universities, hoping to establish new alliances and ready to learn about new and innovative international projects. More information


Yesterday the University was pleased to welcome José Manuel Asún, Vice-Chancellor of Universidad Cristóbal Colón which is based in the city of Veracruz in Mexico. San Jorge and Cristóbal Colón have been institutional partners since an initial framework agreement was signed between the two universities in 2007 and our Faculty of Communication and School of Architecture have received 16 Mexican students since the 2009-2010 academic year through the bilateral student exchange programme established within the agreement.


Three lecturers from the Institute of Modern Languages - Fiona Crean, Monika Wozniak & Nashwa Nashaat – last week presented 3 studies in the area of CLIL in the 2015 ICHLE CONFERENCE: At the Crossroads Between Innovation and Practice at the Université libre de Bruxelles.