On 18 June 1990, Catalan Parliament gave the go-ahead for the creation of a new public university in Catalonia, Pompeu Fabra University, inspired by the principles of freedom, democracy, justice, equality, independence and plurality. From its beginnings, this young academic institution set itself this main objective: to train responsible professionals and citizens fully committed to civic values.
EDvolution is the education model currently being designed by UPF to adapt to the needs of tomorrow’s professionals, companies and social agents. This model aims to provide students with a global vision of the world and encourages an autonomous, proactive approach, with an emphasis on technological literacy and excellent communication skills.
UPF Research Service mission is to promote knowledge generation at UPF through promotion, advisement and management of the participation in research programmes.
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Since 1997, UPF, together with the rest of the universities in the Province of Barcelona, the Barcelona City Council and the Catalan Government (Generalitat de Catalunya), has been collaborating with the Barcelona Centre Universitari (BCU) , an organism offering services relating to extracurricular university life for the community of foreign students studying in Barcelona. This housing service allows you to search its database and make reservations online for free, can assist you in different languages (Catalan, Spanish, English, French and Italian) and rounds off its services with free legal advice on rental contracts. It also provides short-term rental contract service.
Library/CRAI users include all the members of the UPF university community and any other persons expressly authorised by way of agreements reached with individual or organisations.
This is a service aimed mainly at students (but which can be used by the whole university community) to resolve the most common IT incidents, such as:
At Pompeu Fabra University there are three campuses:
UPF organizes a plan of theory sessions, which is the Sports Workshop, whose main goal is to offer a debate forum about sports and physical activities to the University Community.
I am very happy with my bachelor's degree in Global Studies where I received an education from excellent professors and shared classes with interesting and international classmates. The university facilities were everything I needed and expected and I even had the opportunity to go abroad for 9 months to Tokyo, where I am currently finishing my exchange program. I would...
Good university overall. The study program is updated to nowadays economic necessities and technological growth
I have been studying in Universitat Pompu Fabra since September and I am really happy to have the oppunity to study in this university for another 6 months. Universitat Pompeu Fabra is one of the most prestigious university in Spain. It has been awarded a CEI label (International Excellence Campus) by the Spanish Ministry of Education in 2010. The Pompeu Fabra University...
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