Camino Real Award The Camino Real Award was introduced in 2012, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Institute (1987), to recognize the professional work of Spaniards who prominently and exemplary project and enhance the positive image of Spain in the United States. Read more >
Spanish Migration to the United States, 1880-1940 The main objective of this project is to study the Spanish migration to the United States between 1880 and 1940 from the exploitation of the microdata from the United States censuses carried out between these dates. This data has recently been digitalized and harmonized by the University of Minnesota. Read More >
Francisco Sáez de Adana, nuevo director del Instituto Franklin-UAH En las elecciones celebradas el pasado jueves 25 de abril de 2019, el Consejo Académico del Instituto Franklin-UAH eligió por unanimidad al Dr. Francisco Sáez de Adana Herrero, catedrático del Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación de la Universidad de Alcalá, como nuevo director del Instituto Franklin-UAH. Leer más >


Bernardo Hernández

Bernardo Hernández

Member. General Director of Flickr.

Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Studies by the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas and Master’s Degree in Finance by the Boston College. He is a Trustee and member of the Board of Directors of Fundeso. Honorary Doctorate in Architecture and Technology by the Universidad Camilo José Cela.

Since August 2013, he is the Director of Flickr in Yahoo! He was Product Manager of Google and General Manager of Zagat. He has participated in some technology companies in Spain, including Tuenti,,, StepOne or

He is founder and President of StepOne, a company that helps Spanish technological companies in their internationalization process to the United States. He was one of the first investors in Tuenti, a leading social network in Spain, where he was also Chairman of the Board of Directors until it was sold to Telefónica. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of, the first listed Spanish Internet company.
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