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Ministry of Education
Agency overview
Formed April 18th, 1900 as Ministry of Public Instruction and Fine Arts
Preceding agency Ministry of Education, Social Policy and Sports
Jurisdiction Spanish government
Headquarters 36, Alcalá Street Madrid
Annual budget 4.042.330.390 €, 2009[1]
Agency executive Mr. Ángel Gabilondo Pujol, Minister
Child agencies Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Formación Profesional
Secretaría General de Universidades
Minister of Education (in spanish)
Ministry headquarters, in Madrid.

The Ministry of Education (Spanish: Ministerio de Educación) is the ministry of the government of Spain responsible for the administration and the preservation of the public universities, non-university education and professional training.

The predecessor of this ministry was established during the reign of Maria Christina of Austria with the creation of the Ministry of Public Instruction and the Arts (Ministerio de Instrucción Pública y Bellas Artes), formed by royal decree on the April 18, 1900. The ministry's first minister was Antonio García Alix.

The current minister Ángel Gabilondo Pujol, independent, former rector of the Autonomous University of Madrid.

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