The Escuela Profesional, today Mondragon Eskola Politeknikoa, came of age with the upgrading of Vocational Training which passed from the Ministry of Labour to that of Education and Science, thereby regulating that training with official recognition.
In the early years of the Profe, the money to maintain it came from the “Ministry of Education, Provincial Council, Chamber of Commerce, Provincial Savings Bank of Guipúzcoa, town councils of Mondragón, Arechavaleta, Escoriaza and Oñate”, local companies, family men and associates.