CESINE has the authorization of the Government of Cantabria as established in the Royal Decree 557/1999, art. 19, on creation and recognition of Universities and University Centers and Law 6/2001.

CESINE has also the authorization (code 39019361 from January 21, 2014 ) of the Government of Cantabria for official design bachelor degrees.


The presence of CESINE among the best positions in the international rankings reflects the commitment to excellence.

CESINE has been recognized in the Top three of the i2n university ranking issued by PriceWaterhouse Coopers and Education First, among forty Spanish universities, being ranked the 3rd best university in Spain.

This ranking is based on a series of examinations made to students, surveys, statistics, questionnaires and interviews in which it is assessed from the level of the students and their satisfaction, to the opportunities that the students have to develop international periods at partner universities around the world.


We are partners of global leaders in education.

London Metropolitan University

The London Metropolitan University is a renowned British university ,It has 30,000 students and is one of the largest universities in the UK, with more than 190 nationalities represented.

The quality of teaching at London Metropolitan University is audited every year through the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), obtaining the highest level of recommendation, for the university management, the quality of its academic programs and the academic standards of their qualifications.

The Bachelor (Hons) in International Business Management; Bachelor (Hons) in Advertising, Marketing Communications & Public Relations; and Bachelor (Hons) in Journalism are awarded by London Metropolitan University.


External accreditation systems determine the level of excellence achieved by universities in different areas. These processes take several months and confirm that our university institution is placed as a reference at international level. Not surprisingly, obtaining the highest score in the section of teaching quality includes us in the select group of universities with such rating, among which are: MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Harvard University, University of Oxford or University Of Cambridge.

Members of EFMD

CESINE is member of EFMD, the most exclusive and recognized international business school organization in the world, to which only the most prestigious university institutions belong. It has only 900 members in 88 countries.

EFMD is the organization with greater recognition worldwide that accredits quality in higher education (business schools, academic programs, universities and online training) and its impact on management.

CESINE shares this recognition with schools and universities such as Stanford University, London Business School, London School of Economics, IESE Business School, IE Business School, or University of Cambridge among others. See member list

QS Stars International Accreditation

QS is an independent body that evaluates universities around the world through thirty criteria grouped into eight categories, including the employability of graduates, the quality of teaching, campus facilities, internationalization or commitment to society.

This is the highest recognition in university education worldwide. Valued by millions of international students, they offer detailed information for each area, through a score that ranges from one to five stars. CESINE has obtained the highest score (5 stars) in areas such as “Teaching Staff”, “Employment”and “Facilities” and, in addition to that, a great result regarding the“Internationalization” of its graduates and “Inclusiveness”.

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

The QAA is an independent agency that aims to provide external quality assurance to the university system and contribute to its constant improvement.

The Cesine University Center is submitted annually to independent quality audits by this agency. A compulsory procedure for all the universities that offer official Degree and Postgraduate programmes and that guarantee the fulfillment of the common guidelines by all the university institutions of the United Kingdom and associates.

Year after year, CESINE passes these audits with an excellent rating. These audits, as well as the internal audit programs, aim to establish a strict control over the quality of the educational level, in aspects such as teaching, methodology or research, as well as the means and resources available for students.