Ph.D. in Medieval History, Universidad de Deusto (ES). M.A. in Philosophy from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (ES).
Professor Larrañaga’s research interests include cultural and social history of the Middle Ages, the history from the 5th to 15th centuries and landscape archaeology. His works include a large number of publications, including books, magazine articles and seminar papers about the social and cultural history in Europe during the Middle Ages. He has been managing director of Cultural Institute in Saint Sebastian, as well as professor in the Faculty of History at the University of Alcala (ES). In addition, he worked as researcher in the Department of Medieval History in the Instituto de Historia/Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC) in Madrid. Currently he is professor of Medieval Art and Culture, Director of Art History Studies and Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs for IE University (ES).
He is also professor at the Overseas Studies Program of Stanford University (US) and at the Study Abroad Program in Madrid of Middlebury College (US).