Internal Organisation

Governing Bodies

Governing Board

The members of the Governing Board are:

The Chairperson, who is the minister of the Basque government’s department responsible for universities or the person delegated by him/her.
Mrs. Cristina Uriarte Toledo.

The deputy-minister of the Basque government’s department responsible for universities or the person delegated by him/her.
Mr. Adolfo Morais Ezquerro.

The director of the agency.
Mrs. Eva Ferreira García

The rectors of the universities of the Basque university system:
Mr. José Mª Guibert Ucín (Rector de la Universidad de Deusto)
Mrs. Nekane Balluerka (Rectora de la Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea)
Mr. Vicente Atxa Uribe (Rector de Mondragon Unibertsitatea)

A person with recognised academic merit appointed by the rector of the University of the Basque Country.
Mr. Enrique Amezua San Martín

Six persons appointed by the Basque University Council by a majority of three fifths of its members:
Mr. Guy Haug
Mr. Fermín Garmendia Agirre
Mrs. Esther Giménez Salinas
Mrs. Esther Dominguez Pérez
Mr. José Luis Iriarte Ángel
Mr. Paulí Dávila Balsera

One student member, who must be elected by the specific body for the participation of Basque university students.
Mr. Iker Martín Pesado

Minutes Summaries (Spanish).


Since September 2015 Mrs. Eva Ferreira and Mr. Aitor Zurimendi head Unibasq.

Technical Bodies

Advisory Bodies

The Advisory Board:


– Mrs. Eva Ferreira García, Directora de Unibasq


Mr. Joaquín Losada Rodríguez

– Mrs. Cristina de la Cruz

Mrs. Gemma Espigares Tribó

Mr. Cesar Arrese-Igor

– Mr. Endika Bengoetxea

– Mrs. Eunate Elio Cemborain

Mr. Jean-Yves Puyo

Mrs. Sandrine Sana-Chaillé de Néré

Mrs. Ruth Zimmerling

Mrs. Teresa Riesgo Alcaide

Minutes summaries  (Spanish).

Advisory Bodies

Ethics and Rights Committee


– Mr. Aitor Zurimendi Isla (Unibasq)


– Mr. César Arrese-Igor

– Mr. Xabier Etxebarria


– Mrs. Tamara Cantabrana Chávarri (Unibasq)

The Consultative Students Committee

The Consultative Students Committee of UNIBASQ was created to show the student opinion collegially and to be able to support the activities of any person or body of the Agency.

Regulation (in spanish).

Organizational Structure


Unibasq Positions