The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) provides top-level training in the fields of engineering, architecture, sciences and technology. The education we offer is multidisciplinary, international and prestigious, and can be oriented towards professional skill building or specialisation in research. Currently, 30,387 students are taking a bachelor’s or master’s degree at the UPC and over 2,378 doctoral students are opting for one of a range of academic and professional pathways. The course offering for the 2016-2017 academic year are 63 bachelor’s degrees 65 university master’s degrees and 49 doctoral programmes. A total of 22 master’s degrees are taught entirely in English.
Its bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees are the result of the research and knowledge transfer carried out by its lecturers and researchers, who provide their students with personal and professional qualities to meet the challenges of the present and the future. As a public, high-quality university, the UPC bases its commitment to society on the principles of social responsibility, intellectual rigor, a critical spirit and regional embeddedness.
Leading researchers and scientists perform basic and applied research at the UPC, making it a key agent for social progress. Excellence in certain areas of scientific output, the presence and leadership of its research groups in national and international competitive calls for R&D projects, and its network of scientific and technical facilities make the UPC a hub for talent in Europe.
The benefit of research is the progress which is achieved through architecture, engineering and technology, and which is a driving force of advanced, more sustainable and more committed societies. The UPC’s research groups, centers and laboratories generate knowledge that meets the demands of society, and provide projects and solutions that, in conjunction with businesses and scientific institutions all over the world, contribute to economic, social and cultural development. The UPC is positioned as an engine of innovation through its ability to create technological start-ups and generate patents.
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