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Santander (Municipality, Cantabria, Spain)

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Flag of Santander - Image by Santiago Dotor, 8 September 2000

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Flag of Santander

The flag of Santander is horizontally divided white-blue with the municipal coat of arms on its centre.

Santiago Dotor, 8 September 2000

European University of the Atlantic


Flag of UNEATLANTICO - Image by Ivan Sache, 8 July 2019

The European University of the Atlantic (UNEATLANTICO; website) is a private university based in Santander. UNEATLANTICO was established by Law No. 5, promulgated on 5 July 2013 by the President of the Autonomous Community of Cantabria and published on 15 July 2013 in the official gazette of Cantabria and on 25 July 2013 in the Spanish official gazette, No. 177, pp. 54,567-54-571 (text).
The University houses the faculties of Health Sciences (offering degrees in Sport and Exercise Science, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science and Technology, Gastronomic Sciences, Psychology), Social Sciences and Humanities (Business Administration and Management, Applied Languages, Translation and Interpretation, Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations, Audiovisual Communication, Primary Education) and the Higher School of Polytechnics (Agro-Food Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Organization Engineering).
First graduation occurred in 2018 (video).

The flag of UNEATLANTICO (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is blue with the university's coat of arms.

The coat of arms is "Per fess, 1. Azure a letter "A" argent surrounded dexter by "EX VERITATE LUX" and sinister by "EX LABORE VIRTUS" the two argent in pale in base two fesses wavy argent, 2. Per pale argent and gules an open gules argent demitiated. A bordure argent inscribed "UNIVERSITAS" in chief "UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DEL ATLÁNTICO" in letters sable."
The upper part is made of the university's logo. The Latin motto reads "Light from Truth / Virtue from Labor". The lower part features the flag of Cantabria (horizontally divided white-red), orthogonally rotated and charged with a book.

Ivan Sache, 8 July 2019