Jaime Oraá S.J.
Graduate in Law and Economics from the University of Deusto. In 1975 he entered the Society of Jesus. He studied theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and at the University of Deusto. He was ordained a priest in 1982. Subsequently, he obtained a Doctorate in International Law at Oxford University under the direction of Prof. Sir Ian Brownlie. He completed his studies in The Hague (Academy of International Law) and Strasbourg (International Institute of Human Rights “René Cassin”).
Since 1991 he has carried out his academic activity at the University of Deusto: Professor of International Law and Human Rights; founder and first director of the “Pedro Arrupe” Human Rights Institute; Dean of the Faculty of Law. On 29 September 2003 he was appointed Rector Magnificent of the University of Deusto, a position he held until 2013. Since 2013 he has been president of UNIJES (network of Jesuit Universities). In 2019 he was appointed president of Loyola University and Fundación ETEA.