INS Comte de Rius

About us

Institute Comte de Rius is a public institution of higher education, vocational training and secondary education. The institute was founded in 1928 and is one of the state schools of Tarragona.

It is an educational institution established in the environment, and rooted in the social, cultural and business context, with its own educational project focused on students and open to the city. We have 1300 students divided into different branches: chemistry, electricity-electronics, automobiles, mechanical, building and civil engineering. Baccalaureate courses and access to vocational training courses is also provided.

The Institute works with local and international companies to improve the training of students and their integration into the labor market. The institute has higher education (vocational training of higher degree) DUAL international training, students perform part of their training and practice in a German company.

Likewise the Institute Comte de Rius favours DUAL studies and integrated into business for all branches of study. The Institute Comte de Rius has different badges which recognize the work done in the center. Some of them are listed below:

• Quality Award Training in the Workplace. Cambres Consell General de Catalunya. 2008.

• Institute evaluated according to the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality) e2cat. 2009.

• UNE - EN - ISO 9001: 2008. 2010.

• Premi Ensenyament - Cercle d'Economia. 2013. (Education Award - Circle of Economy)

There is a broad interest in the Institute Comte de Rius for teachers and students to participate in projects that enable collaboration with other countries (either in businesses or schools) and to facilitate their employment after a training period.

The Institute Comte de Rius has been taking part in different international projects for over 15 years. Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci and Comenius Regio projects are performed every year with different countries around .

The institute offers DUAL training with different chemical companies of the area (DOW,BASF and REPSOL). While students are studying at the institute they do the training period in the companies implied in the different projects

The teachers involved in this project are experts in chemistry and foreign languages (English, French, German, Italian) and all of them are eager to start this new project which involves the cooperation of so many countries in.

Maria Cucalon & Puri Gómez with SMiLEt Kaludia Walkoviak

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Maria Cucalon & Puri Gómez with SMiLEt Vanessa Keppler