Government bodies

The highest body of government and management of CIESE-Comillas is the Joint Academic Council; it has the same number of representatives from Fundación Comillas and from University of Cantabria. The academic performance is controlled by the Center Board; it is the main collegiate body of representation and management of the center which is chaired by the academic director of CIESE-Comillas. Every sector of the educative community is represented in the Center Board: Researching and Teaching Staff, Management and Services staff and students. For the exercise of its functions, the Centre Board has an Academic Commission and different delegate committees and services that guarantee the order and good performance of the academic activity of the center.

Joint Academic Council

Steering Group

Board of the Center

Delegate Academic Coordinators

Commissions

Joint Academic Council

The highest body of governance and administration of the CIESE-Comillas is the Joint Academic Council, which is made up of representatives from the Comillas Foundation and the University of Cantabria.

Members representing the Comillas Foundation (4):

  • General Director of the Comillas Foundation
  • Mr.Manuel Preciado Gandarillas
  • Academic Director of the CIESE–Comillas
  • Ms.Celestina Losada Varea

Members designated by the Comillas Foundation Board of Trustees:

  • General Director of Universities and Research, Cantabrian Government
  • Ms. Marta Domingo Gracia
  • Assistant Deputy General Director of Santander Universities Global Division
  • Mr. José Manuel Moreno Alegre

Members representing the University of Cantabria (3):

  • Vicerector of Academic Affairs
  • Mr. Ernesto Anabitarte Cano
  • Vice-Chancellor for Strategic Action Coordination
  • Ms. Marta Pascual Sáez
  • Department Chair – Academic Management
  • Ms. Mª Luz Sánchez Salces

Steering Group

 

 

  • Assistant Director – General Academic Secretary: Ms. María García Antuña
  • Phone: 942 715 500 / 133
  • E-mail: garciam@fundacioncomillas.es

 

Members of the Board of Directors

  • Chairperson: Mr. Manuel Preciado Gandarillas
  • Academic Director: Ms. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Assistant Director – General Academic Secretary: Ms. María García Antuña
  • Administrator: Mr. Manuel Preciado Gandarillas

Board of the Center

The Board of the Center is the highest collegiate body of representation and governance at the CIESE-Comillas. All sectors of the educational community are represented on it.

Ex officio members

  • Chairperson: Mr.Manuel Preciado Gandarillas
  • Academic Director: Ms. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Assistant Director – General Academic Secretary: Ms. María García Antuña
  • Coordinator of Degree Studies: Ms. Nuria González Alonso
  • Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies:  Ms. Laura López Figueroa
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  • Administrator: Mr. Manuel Preciado Gandarillas
  • Student Delegate (Center): Mr. José María Sainz-Maza del Olmo 

Elected members:

  • Research and teaching staff representatives:
  • Mr. Juan José González Trueba
  • Ms. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Ms. Nuria González Alonso
  • Ms. Carolina Suárez Hernán
  • Ms. Raquel Gutiérrez Sebastián
  • Ms. Inmaculada Martínez Martínez
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  • Student representatives (undergraduate and Master’s programs):
  • Ms. Andrea González Pablos (Degree Studies) 
  • Mr. José María Sainz-Maza del Olmo (Postgraduate Studies) 
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  • PAS representatives:
  • Ms. Mónica González Calderón
  • Ms. Marga González Ruiz

Delegate Academic Coordinators

  • Degree Studies Coordinator:
  • Ms. Nuria González Alonso
  • Postgraduate Studies Coordinator:
  • Ms. Laura López Figueroa
  • Coordinator of the Center's Quality Commission:
  • Ms. María García Antuña
  • Coordinator of the University Extension Commission:
  • Ms. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Coordinator of the Summer Courses Program:
  • Ms. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Coordinator of the Classroom Without Walls Program (ASP):
  • Ms.. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Coordinator of the Credit Recognition and Transfer Commission:
  • Ms. Nuria González Alonso
  • Coordinator of Exchange, mobility and international relationship Commision of the CIESE-Comillas:
  • Ms. Carolina Suárez Hernán
  • Coordinator of the Commission of External Practices and Job Orientation:
  • Ms. Laura López Figueroa

Commissions

academic commission 

  • Academic Director of CIESE–Comillas
  • Dr. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Assistant Director-General Academic Secretary
  • Dr. María García Antuña 
  • Degree Studies Coordinator
  • Dr. Nuria González Alonso
  • Postgraduate studies Coordinator
  • Dr. Laura López Figueroa
  • Managing Director
  • Mr. Manuel Preciado Gandarillas
  • Department Heads
  • Dr. Juan José González Trueba ( Director of the Department of Cultural Hispanic Studies)
  • Dr. Inmaculada Martínez Martínez (Director of the Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies)

scholarship commission 

  • President: Academic Director of CIESE-Comillas
  • Dr. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Vowel: Assistant Director-General Academic Secretary
  • Dr. María García Antuña
  • Vowel: Managing Director
  • Mr. Manuel Preciado Gandarillas

Quality commission 

  • President of CCC
  • Dr. María García Antuña
  • Member of Government Group
  • Dr. María García Antuña
  • Coordinator of Degree Studies and President of CCG
  • Dr. Nuria González Alonso
  • Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies and President of CCM
  • Dr. Laura López Figueroa
  • Coordinator of External Practicum
  • Dr. Laura López Figueroa
  • Coordinator of Mobility
  • Dr. Carolina Suárez Hernán
  • Member of PAS
  • Mr. Manuel Preciado Gandarillas
  • Student Delegate of the Center
  • Mr. José María Sainz-Maza del Olmo
  • Graduated
  • Ms. Ángela Benito Ruiz
  • Ms. María Antonia Ortiz Setién

exchange and mobility commission

  • President: Coordinator of Exchange Commission and Student’s Mobility designated by the Academic Director
  • Dr. Carolina Suárez Hernán
  • Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies
  • Dr. Laura López Figueroa
  • Coordinator of Degree Studies
  • Dr. Nuria González Alonso
  • General Academic Secretary
  • Dr. María García Antuña
  • Tutor Professor of the Departament of Cultural Hispanic Studies
  • Dr. Juan José González Trueba
  • Tutor Professor of the Department of Linguistic Studies
  • Dr. Carolina Suárez Hernán
  • Student Representative: Subdelegate of the Center
  • Ms. Jana Pardo Gutiérrez

external practicum and job orientation commission

  • President: Coordinator of the External Practicum Commission
  • Dr. Laura López Figueroa
  • Vowel:
  • Assistant Director-General Academic Secretary: Dr. María García Antuña
  • Tutor Professor of the Departament of Cultural Hispanic Studies: Dr. Nuria González Alonso
  • Tutor Professor of the Department of Linguistic Studies: Dr. Carolina Suárez Hernán
  • Student Representative (Subdelegate of the Center): Ms. Jana Pardo Gutiérrez

credit recognition and transfer commission

  • President:  Coordinator of Credit Recognition and Transfer
  • Dr. Nuria González Alonso
  • Vowel: Assistant Director-General Academic Secretary
  • Dr. María García Antuña
  • Vowel: Coordinator of Degree Studies
  • Dr. Nuria González Alonso
  • Vowel: Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies
  • Dr. Laura López Figueroa

SELECTION OF TEACHERS AND RESEARCHERS commission (pdi)

  • President: Academic Director of CIESE–Comillas
  • Dr. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Vowel: Assistant Director-General Academic Secretary
  • Dr. María García Antuña

commission of EVALUAtion of final master’s project (TFM) 

  • President: Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies
  • Dr. Laura López Figueroa
  • Vowel of Linguistic and Literary Department: Dr. María García Antuña
  • Vowel of Linguistic and Literary Department: Dr. Carolina Suárez Hernán

university extension commission 

  • President: Coordinator of University Extension Commission
  • Dr. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Vowel: Coordinator of the Classroom Without Walls
  • Dr. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Vowel: Coordinator of the Summer Courses
  • Dr. Celestina Losada Varea
  • Vowel: Managing Director
  • Mr. Manuel Preciado Gandarillas

COMMISSION OF GRANT OF EXTRAORDINARY PRIZE UPON GRADUATION 

  • President: Coordinator of Degree Studies
  • Dr. Nuria González Alonso
  • Vowel  of the Departament of Cultural Hispanic Studies: Dr. Juan José González Trueba
  • Vowel  of the Department of Linguistic Studies: Dr. Inmaculada Martínez Martínez
  • Degree Delegate: Ms. Andrea González Pablos 

COMmISsioN of evaluation of final degree’s project (TFG)

  • President: Coordinator of Degree Studies
  • Dr. Nuria González Alonso
  • Vowel  of the Departament of Cultural Hispanic Studies: Dr. Juan José González Trueba
  • Vowel  of the Department of Linguistic Studies: Dr. Carolina Suárez Hernán

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