University of Zaragoza has been a member of EUREC since 2002. Renewable Energy Education and Research is managed through the Centro de Investigación de Recursos y Consumos Energéticos (CIRCE). CIRCE was established in 1993 by the University of Zaragoza, the ENDESA Group and the Diputacíon General de Aragón. Its objectives are the investigation, technological development and demonstration, diffusion of results and promotion of innovative solutions in the fields of energy and sustainable resources management. It also provides high-level postgraduate training. CIRCE now enjoys an international reputation in these disciplines.
CIRCE has gained experience in renewable energy teaching through their own Master in Renewable energies. Upon their arrival at Zaragoza, students register with Zaragoza University as full time postgraduate students. They remain registered as University of Zaragoza students throughout the full duration of the programme and their degree is awarded by University of Zaragoza. This core provider has a high percentage of visiting lecturers from the renewable energy industry.