Discover the Chairs in which Comillas Pontifical University works, their mission, objectives and activities.
Always in contact with society....
Comillas has always maintained a close relationship with companies and institutions, which facilitates the creation of Chairs that open up new collaborations and funding for our research, transfer and innovation activities. The relationships established through our Chairs forge strategic alliances, creating a wide area of contact between Comillas and society. This allows us to quickly and efficiently identify new training needs, as well as the challenges that feed our lines of research.
José María Martín Patino Chair for a Culture of Encounter
It contributes to the development of Spanish society, providing rigorous analysis and knowledge on its major challenges, generating and strengthening a network of intra- and inter-institutional collaboration that articulates work spaces and activities characterised by multidisciplinarity and diversity of approaches.
Chair Hana and Francisco José Ayala in Science, Technology and Religion
Its primary objective is to promote research and the training of people in those relevant issues which, on the basis of scientific and technological development, affect the different moral and religious traditions of mankind.
Chair in Energy and Poverty
With the collaboration of companies in the energy sector and social agents, the Chair was created, making it a privileged environment from which to give coherence to studies, legislative proposals, training and dissemination actions that contribute to the mitigation and ideally the eradication of this problem in our country.
Chair for Smart Industry
The Chair, in collaboration with a group of relevant industrial and technological companies, is a privileged environment from which to give coherence to the studies, training and dissemination actions that facilitate the digital transformation of Spanish industry.
Iberdrola Chair in Economic and Business Ethics
It is a forum for reflection and research on issues related to Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Citizenship; a meeting point for academics and professionals interested in promoting ethical leadership in organisations.
Chair in Leadership and Internationalisation
It was founded in 2009 with the aim of bringing together the tradition of humanist leadership within the Society of Jesus with the most recent contributions on leadership, in which the ethical concern of its ends and means are always present.
Deloitte Legal Chair of Business Taxation
It is dedicated to the debate, study and reflection on the current regulatory framework of business taxation, trying to contribute to its improvement by proposing consistent and effective solutions, through the participation of all the actors involved.
Pérez-Llorca/ICADE Chair on Economics and Competition Law
It was created with the aim of becoming a forum for study, research and debate on the relations between these two social sciences and the impact that the interaction between them has on markets and competition between companies and states.
Family and Disability Chair: Fundación Repsol-Down Madrid
It was created with the aim of researching and promoting the quality of life and well-being of people with intellectual disabilities, as well as their families, from a multi-professional, innovative and critical perspective, committed to society.
Amoris Laetitia Chair
It seeks the sustainable and integral development of families in society as a whole, and wants to be a tool to promote knowledge, innovations and advocacy, following the path of deepening and universality opened by the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia and the Church's pastoral care for families.
Chair of Refugees and Forced Migrants
Refugees and forced migrants are one of the groups that best represent the gaps and opportunities of the new global scenario. The project is born with the idea of knowing and responding to this reality, from its academic specificity, and in permanent contact with the social agents that work in this field.
Allen&Overy - ICADE Chair on International Arbitration
Its aim is to analyse and reflect on the practice of international arbitration from a sectoral and multi-jurisdictional perspective, anticipating trends, providing legal responses and proposing innovative solutions to the challenges posed by this practice today.
Chair in Asset Management
Their mission is more than research: it is to share their findings and create a knowledge base that facilitates financial decision-making for sustainable growth. They position themselves as a hub for collaboration between business, academia and society at large to discuss current challenges in asset management and find innovative solutions.
Gómez-Acebo&Pombo-ICADE Chair on Sustainability: Law and Legal Practice