The Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)

The Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)

The Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) is a public institution dedicated to higher education and research that specialises in the fields of architecture, science and engineering.

Company details

Calle Jordi Girona, 31 , Barcelona , 08034 Spain

Locations Served

Business Type:
Research institute
Industry Type:
Environmental
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)
Year Founded:
1971

The UPC is the university for people who contribute to imagining the future and moving the world.

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a public institution dedicated to higher education and research, specialised in the fields of engineering, architecture and science.

In a highly creative context, the UPC's research, teaching and management projects are based on the principles of freedom, justice, democracy, solidarity, cooperation, sustainability, efficiency, transparency and social responsibility. They also reflect the University's commitment to the environment and to change.

With a focus on intellectual rigor, critical thinking, a transversal approach to knowledge, educational innovation and entrepreneurship, the UPC produces competent professionals with the skills they need to tackle present and future challenges.

The activity that goes on at UPC campuses and schools has made the University a benchmark institution. The University harnesses the potential of basic and applied research, and transfers technology and knowledge to society. These actions make the UPC—in partnership with the productive fabric—an agent and driver of economic and social change.

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. BarcelonaTech (UPC) puts its scientific and technological infrastructure at the service of research groups and centres, researchers and students, professionals, companies and institutions.

As a leading member of international networks of excellence, the UPC has a privileged relationship with global scientific and educational organisations. As a result, the University is at an advantage when it comes to attracting international talent.