The University of the Underground has been featured in ICON magazine, the publication of design, interior design and architecture of EL PAÍS. The article, entitled “Bienvenidos ala Escuela de la Disidencia”, meaning ‘Welcome to the School of Dissidence’, was written by Álex Vicente and photographed by Gianfranco Tripodo.

The article interviews the students of the University, where the students give a little insight into their interests and future projects, and a glimmer into the preparation of the previous project which took them to Istanbul for the 4th design biennial, ‘A school of schools’. Álex also discusses the ethos of the University of the Underground with Nelly and Sjaron Minailo (experimental opera director) from the teaching team.

El País is a Spanish-language daily newspaper in Spain. According to the Office of Justification of Dissemination, it is the most read newspaper and the second most circulated daily newspaper in Spain as of December 2017. ICON has a been a supplement feature of El País sine 2013.