The UNIJES is a network of Jesuit Universities related to the Society of Jesus in Spain. The following Universities are members of UNIJES: Universidad de Deusto, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, IQS, ESADE, ETEA, Universidad de Loyola in Andalusia, INEA, Ceste Cantabria, Escuelas Profesionales Sagrada Familia SAFA, Facultad de Teología in Granada, Institut de Teologia Fonamental and TSI Turismo Sant Ignasi. The Federation of Jesuit Universities aims to provide a platform to promote the convergence of policies and strategies, combining resources and activities and coordinating manners of moving forward to attain the objectives of the Mission.

The centres that form UNIJES are committed to constantly striving for higher quality University services to offer to society, facing the challenge of the pursuit excellence in teaching, research and knowledge transfer, combined with social responsibility.
  • In the field of teaching, by applying Ignatian teaching and learning, the institutions are committed not only to training excellent professionals, but also to producing responsible citizens, whose values are based on Christian humanism employing their talents in a fairer way and fostering a more caring society.
  • In the field of research, the Jesuits aspire to publish high quality research, preferring and giving priority to the fields of knowledge deemed relevant to solve serious social problems, encouraging international and interdisciplinary research teams and seeking unbiased external recognition of the quality of their research.
  • In the field of social responsibility, the Universities aim to offer services in the intricate dialogues and debates currently taking place regarding issues such as: intercultural, inter-religion, across political party and economic issues, emphasising particular concern for individuals at risk of social exclusion.
UNIJES firmly believes that the Universities are capable of achieving all these commitments through devote collaboration and strategic cooperation, thus providing more effective and impactful University services to help improve society