International Associations

Loyola University has become part of different institutions, organizations and associations that will greatly benefit and promote the international activity and area of the University.

  • SEPIE (Spanish Service for Internationalizing Education). This is the National Agency for the management, dissemination, promotion and studies on the impact of the Erasmus `program in the field of education and training (2014 – 2020) as well as of the Lifelong Learning Program (LLP) 2007-2013. It organizes several annual meetings to inform Erasmus University Charter holders of all the latest news.
  • CICUE (Commission of Internationalization and Cooperation of Spanish Universities).Integrated in the Conference of Rectors (CRUE), it is made up of those in charge of internationalization issues. Its main purpose is to lead and coordinate universityactions in matters of internationalization and cooperation for development in order to promote closer collaboration between them.
  • AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Founded in 1916, it is a non-profit association formed by 1,400 educational institutions, businesses and other organizations in 87 countries and territories worldwide. It is the leading and most prestigious global accreditation agency of academic institutions of higher education that offer undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree programs in business and accounting. Since July of 2014, Loyola University has been a member, the step prior to the process of accreditation. This process has been initiated with the appointment of an advisor, James Daley, ex-dean of the Rockhurst University Business School.
  • APUNE (The NorthAmerican Association of UniversityPrograms in Spain).This is the oldest association in Europe dedicated to the needs of North American programs. It is a non-profit cultural association that seeks to deepen and promote international exchanges, as well as to forge closer links between Span and the United States.

Jesuit University Networks

  • IAJBS (International Association of Jesuit Business Schools).Through this global network of institutions and universities committed to an education based on justice, leadership and vocation from the perspective of Ignatian principles, international experiences are promoted through bilateral and multilateral agreements between participating institutions to promote the mobility of students, among other forms of collaboration.
  • CJBE (Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education).Its mission is to enhance the distinctiveness of Jesuit business schools and related programs through a permanent exchange of ideas with respect to study plans, teaching, research and service according to an Ignation and Catholic vision and humanistic traditions. The director of the International Relations Service of Loyola University has been a member of the CJBE board since 2011. The association publishes "The Journal of Jesuit Business Education".
  • AJCU (The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities). This association, which brings together 28 Jesuit universities in the United States, holds an annual meeting of its committee on International Education. Since 2012, Loyola University has been invited to attend the meetings.
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