Organisation

Summer Course Foundation Board

The Board is the supreme governing, administration and representation body of the Foundation, appointed subject to the provisions of these By-Laws and other applicable regulations.

It will be responsible for all management tasks as well as monitoring the management of the Foundation required to achieve the foundational purposes and to administer the assets and rights that comprise the assets of the Foundation.

  • Ex officio trustees

    • Nekane Balluerka Lasa, Rector, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Summer Course Foundation of the University of the Basque Country
    • Agustin Erkizia, Vice-Rector of the Gipuzkoa Campus and Chairwoman of the Organisation Committee of the Summer Courses of the University of the Basque Country.
    • Jon Zarate, Vice-Rector of Euskera
    • Patxi Juaristi, Vice-Rector of the Bizkaia Campus
    • Iván Igartua, Vice-Rector of the Araba Campus
    • Juana Goizueta Vertiz, Representative of Rectors and Directors of the Centre.
    • Aitor Bengoetxea, Representative of Directors of the Department, University Institute and Postgraduate Schools
    • Simón Peña, Permanent doctor research and teaching staff representative
    • Gorka Orueta Estíbariz, Non-permanent doctor research and teaching staff representative
    • Jon Ander González Martín, Student representative
    • Emilio Zubia, Non-teaching staff representative
    • Maite Pérez HIdalgo, Representative of the Social Council 
    • Lorea Bilbao, Manager
  • Designated trustees

    • Ricardo Echepare Zugasti,  direct appointment of the Rector
    • ​Josu Rekalde, direct appointment of the Rector
    • Pedro Miguel Etxenike,  direct appointment of the Rector
    • Maite Zelaia,  direct appointment of the Rector
    • Juan Ignacio Perez Iglesias,  direct appointment of the Rector
  • Summer Course Academic Management Team

    • Carmen Agoués Mendizabal, Summer Course Academic Director University of the Basque Country
    • Igor Álvarez , Summer Course Deputy Academic Director University of the Basque Country
    • Vicente Gascón Gascón, Summer Course Academic Secretary. University of the Basque Country
  • Secretary of the Board of Trustees

    • Aitziber Zubillaga Murguiondo, General Administrator of the Foundation

Organising Committee

The organising committee will be designated by the Board of Trustees, and by the Presidency of the Foundation in urgent cases, reporting this to the same.

  • Authorised to do the following:

    • Approval of technical Regulations and Definitive Programme for each year of the Courses
    • Ensure the proper financing of the same.
    • Approve the Activity Report.
    • Monitor activity
  • Members:

    • Nekane Balluerka Lasa, Rector of the University of the Basque Country
    • Agustín Erkizia, Vice-Rector of the Gipuzkoa Campus of the University of the Basque Country.
    • Adolfo Morais, Vice-Councillor of Universities and Research. The Basque Government.
    • Denis Itxaso, Deputy of the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport. Honourable Regional Government of Gipuzkoa.
    • Eneko Goia, Honourable Mayor. City Hall of Donostia-San Sebastián.
    • Rafael Pardo, Director of the Fundación BBVA.
    • Aitor Bengoetxea Alkorta, Representative of Directors from the Dept. of the research university institute and the Postgraduate school.
    • Juana Goizueta Vertiz, Representative of Deans and Directors
    • Carmen Agoués Mendizabal, Summer Course Academic Director University of the Basque Country
    • Igor Álvarez, Summer Course Deputy Academic Director University of the Basque Country
    • Vicente Gascón Gascón, Summer Course Academic Secretary. University of the Basque Country
    • Aitziber Zubillaga, General Administrator of the Summer Course Foundation. University of the Basque Country

 

Programme committee

The board of trustees will appoint the members of the Programme Committee on an annual basis, reporting their decision to the Governing Board of the University of the Basque Country. Relevant people must be appointed, ensuring a balanced representation of the different scientific areas, if applicable.

  • Authorised to do the following:

    • To review and evaluate the course proposals submitted in terms of preparation of the Programme.
    • Recommendation of a definitive Programme to the Organising Committee for each year.
  • Members:

    • José Luis de la Cuesta, President of the Programme Committee
    • Agoués Mendizabal Carmen, UPV/EHU
    • Aldaz Arregui Juan, UPV/EHU
    • Aldekoa Beitia Iñaki, UPV/EHU
    • Álvarez Etxeberria Igor, UPV/EHU
    • Arrieta Ayestarán Ana, UPV/EHU
    • Balluerka Lasa Nekane, UPV/EHU
    • Davila Balsera Paulí, UPV/EHU
    • Emparanza Sobejano Alberto, UPV/EHU
    • Esteban Rodríguez David, UPV/EHU
    • Etxaniz Erle Xabier, UPV/EHU
    • Etxeberria Gabilondo Francisco, UPV/EHU
    • Gabantxo Uriagereka Miren, UPV/EHU
    • Garaizar Candina Javier, UPV/EHU
    • Garitaonandia Garnacho Carmelo, UPV/EHU
    • Gascón Gascón Vicente, UPV/EHU
    • Goizueta  Vértiz Juana, UPV/EHU
    • Gondra del Río Juan, UPV/EHU
    • Heras Saizarbitoria Iñaki, UPV/EHU
    • Illarramendi Echave María Aranzazu, UPV/EHU
    • Irazusta Astiazaran Jon, UPV/EHU
    • Martín González José Luis, UPV/EHU
    • Maseda Garcia Amaia, UPV/EHU
    • Perez Iglesias Juan Ignacio, UPV/EHU
    • Pérez Machío Ana Isabel, UPV/EHU
    • Portillo Baquedano María Puy, UPV/EHU
    • Sojo Gil Kepa Inazio, UPV/EHU
    • Tazón Ansola María Pilar, UPV/EHU
    • Urkidi Elorrieta Pello, UPV/EHU
    • Urrutia Libarona Iñigo, UPV/EHU
    • Vergara Iraeta Ana Isabel, UPV/EHU
    • Zarate Sesma Jon, UPV/EHU
    • Zárraga Castro Amaya, UPV/EHU
    • Zelaia Garagarza Maite, UPV/EHU