Arzak’s academic background is multifaceted and distinguished. In addition to his Master’s degree in Communication Management from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, as a British Foreign Commonwealth Office Chevening Scholar, he holds a Master’s degree in Computer Sciences and a Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Information Technology.

The Master of Communications Management (MCM) program at Strathclyde is renowned for its rigorous curriculum tailored for experienced managers within the global telecommunications industry. It provides participants like Arzak with an in-depth understanding of the intricate dynamics of the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. This program contextualizes information and communication technologies within broader realms of social and economic development, exploring topics such as regulation and policy, technology adoption, and market dynamics.

Arzak’s academic journey is further decorated by numerous awards and scholarships that have facilitated his participation in esteemed courses and programs. Noteworthy among these are the Oxford Media Policy Fellowship, the Diplo Foundation Policy Research Course on Internet Governance and ICT Policy Capacity Building Programme, and the PhD Course in Mediatization Social and Cultural Change from Lillehammer University College in Norway, among others. These accolades underscore his commitment to continuous learning and his pursuit of excellence in the fields of technology, policy, and societal development.