Politeknika Ikastegia Txorierri is a subsidized High School for Science and Technology and Vocational Education and Training (both EQF level 3 and 5) in the Basque Region. Each year the school provides education for over 400 full time students and 1000+ adult part time learners with a staff of around 45 people. The school specializes in: Environmental Control & Education, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Robotics, Sales and Commercial Management, Mechanical Design and Mechanical Production.
Politeknika Txorierri belongs to the HETEL network of 26 subsidized VET schools in the Basque Region providing Vocational education and training to over 10000 full time vocational students. The network shares innovation practices, internationalization and mobility organization and technical projects.
Politeknika Txorierri is a member of Ikastolen Elkartea, a network of 91 schools that provide from primary to post-secondary education in the Basque language, 52 of these schools are located in the Basque Country and the others in the South of France.
Politeknika Txorierri operates as a Cooperative and forms part of the Mondragon Group with a strong emphasis on community and cooperative ethics. The Mondragon Group is a business group made up of 289 companies and entities and 15 Technology Centres.
Since 2013, The Politeknika is also an associated member of the neighboring Science and Technology Park of Bizkaia and has collaboration agreements with key business and industrial clusters in the Basque Country which permits close collaboration between businesses and the college.
Politeknika Txorierri has a strong embedded QUALITY culture. The centre was the first VET school in Bizkaia to earn the Golden Q Award for QUALITY management in 2005 based on the EQFM Quality Model (500 points). We also have the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certificates.
Politeknika Txorierri counts with a Career Guidance department that provides our students with educational and professional support. Txorierri is also an authorized Employment Agency.
In the academic year 2015-2016 Politeknika Txorierri was selected by the Vice-Ministry of VET to create a node of six centers that, together with a group of leading technology companies and centers in advanced manufacturing, are responsible for deploying the 2017-2020 Industry Plan that meets the new paradigm of Industry 4.0
Contact person: Anabel Menica, Head of Internationalisation – +34944034060