3 universities foster a high education level
University of the Basque Country, public university with a prestigious engineering faculty
University of Deusto, founded by the Society of Jesus has prestigious management and law faculties
Mondragon University, is part of Mondragon Corporation, a well-known worker cooperative, has a prestigious engineering faculty.
Large student population
More than 36k students and 3.4k professors and/or researchers in Biscay