The Universidad Pública de Navarra is a public university created in 1987 by the government of the Spanish autonomous region of Navarre. The main campus is located in Pamplona, at the outskirts of the city, near the CA Osasuna's El Sadar Stadium, and a new campus was opened in Tudela, a city in southern Navarre, for the 2008-09 academic year. The Health Sciences building (Spanish: Ciencias de la Salud) was placed off-campus near the two biggest hospitals of the city. Currently there are about 10,000 students taking fifteen different careers, the most popular of which are business administration and several different engineering degrees. There are also many foreign students taking part of Erasmus programme, ISEP, Virrey Palafox, or other exchange programs. The Universidad Pública de Navarra consists of faculties and schools like Faculty of Economic Science and Business Administration, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Technical School for Agricultural Engineering, Technical School for Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications and The School of Health Sciences.
The Universidad Pública de Navarra has excellent and top class faculties for all of the above mentioned schools, colleges and institutes and encourages innovative research works for all of the above mentioned fields worldwide. Mr. Alfonso Carlosena García is the Rector of Universidad Pública de Navarra. Teaching and research at the Public University of Navarra is organized around four Faculties, Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Faculty of Legal Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Two Schools, School of Agricultural Engineers, Higher Technical School of Industrial and Telecommunication Engineers and twenty-two Departments. It also has specific infrastructures for research activity such as the Agrobiotechnology Institute and the Jerónimo de Ayanz R & D Center. Universidad Pública de Navarra offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 30 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPNA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services. Together with the help of reputed faculties and bright students, the University ranks 48 in the country and 1556 in the World.
The Universidad Pública de Navarra consists of top researchers worldwide. One of them is Juan A. Blanco. His projects include- Applications of ecological models to the management of natural resources, Modelling mixed forest stands: methodological challenges and approaches, Increased complementarity in water-limited environments in Scots pine and European beech mixtures under climate change, Forest Ecosystems: more than just trees, Site fertility is more important than climate to produce over yielding in mixed Scots pine - European beech stands, Climate change enhances over yielding in nutrient-limited Scots pine -European beech mixed stands, Effects of climate change on Scots pine growth in the western Pyrenees depend on site-specific stand-attributes, Land Use Change Effects on Carbon and Nitrogen Stocks in the Pyrenees during the Last 150 Years: a Modelling Approach, Scots pine growth is favoured in mixed pine-beech stands in low fertility sites and many more. Another top researcher of Universidad Pública de Navarra is Mikel Izquierdo, whose projects include- Exercise Training and Hepatic Metabolism in Overweight/Obese Adolescent (HEPAFIT), High Intensity Interval- vs Resistance or Combined- Training for Improving Cardiometabolic Health in Overweight Adults (Cardiometabolic HIIT-RT Study): A Factorial Randomised Controlled Trial, Resistance training in older adults, Responders and non-responders to High Intensity Interval Training interventions: Summary of the evidence in Chile, Warm-up and performance, Toledo Study for Healthy Aging and many more.