University of Oviedo
"In 2008, the University of Oviedo celebrated its 400th Anniversary. Since it was founded by the Archbishop Valdés Salas, it has kept its commitment to service to Asturias according to the core values of the society throughout History. In this day and age, the University of Oviedo, one of the oldest in Spain, ratifies its commitment to the social, cultural and economic development of our region. From this perspective, the University of Oviedo works to obtain national and international prestige for the quality of its teaching and research, and the excellence of its services. It identifies itself with the European Higher Education Area principles."