Entities

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Nickname
Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya
Acronym
UPC
Entity Type
Location
Founding Date
1971

The Polytechnic University of Catalonia is a public institution dedicated to higher education and research, specialized in the fields of engineering, architecture, science, and technology. The university harnesses the potential of basic and applied research and transfers technology and knowledge to society. It focuses on intellectual rigor, critical thinking, a cross-disciplinary approach to knowledge, educational innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Beyond Spain, UPC is present to varying degrees in 130 countries, where it works with other universities, businesses, and institutions through networks and specific projects, some of which have a large international reach.