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					Quality, innovation,
internationalisation




                       April 2011
                   A young university




A public university founded in 1990 and called to become
   one of the leading European universities based on its
  own identity founded on quality teaching, its proximity
         to the students, the maximum degree of
   internationalisation and a categorical leaning towards
                 research and innovation
   A quality university


 International Campus of Excellence awarded by the Ministry
  of Education (2010)

 Times Higher Education ranking (2011):
  The only Spanish university in the Top 200
  (position 186 worldwide and 77 in Europe)

 Shanghai Ranking (2011):
  In the top 400 universities in the world and
  In the top seven Spanish universities

 El Mundo ranking (2011):
  10 out of 15 degree courses evaluated in the Top 5

 Outstanding research: 26 ERC Grants (UPF Group)
  1st Spanish university and in the Top 20 in Europe
  The 18% of the Spanish grants and the 37% of Catalan
                   Facts & figures*



•   Undergraduate students: 9.115 (UPF Group: 11.209)
•   Official Master’s students: 993 (UPF Group: 1.468)
•   Doctoral students: 1.127
•   UPF Master’s student: 1.934

•   Number of academic staff: 556 FTE
•   Number of permanent professors: 324
•   Number of administrative and service staff: 670
•   2012 Budget: 121 M€




                                            (*) 2011-2012 academic year
     A university that revolves around people

   Three areas of knowledge, closely interconnected,
    that place people and their relation with the polis at the
    centre of our university project:
An urban university in the heart of Barcelona




                                    Ciutadella campus:
                                    social sciences and humanities




                                    Mar campus:
                                    health and life sciences




                                   Poblenou campus:
                                   communication and
                                   information technologies
Ciutadella Campus: social sciences and humanities
Ciutadella campus: social sciences and humanities
                                 Ciutadella campus: degrees offered
                                                                               Economics, finance and business
           Law
                                                                                                              Business Management and Administration
                               Criminology and Public Prevention Policies                                         Business Sciences - Management
   Bachelor’s degrees                            Law                                                                          Economics
                                           Labour Relations                                                       International Business Economics
                                 Double bachelor’s degree in Law and                                            Double bachelor’s degree in Law and
                                                                                   Bachelor’s
                        Business Management and Administration or Economics*                          Business Management and Administration or Economics*
                                                                                   degrees
                                                                                                              International Trade and Marketing (ESCI)
   Master’s degrees                                                                                  Business Administration and Innovation Management (EUM)
                                 Advanced in Legal Studies                                                    Tourism and Leisure Management (EUM)
                          Criminology and Criminal Justice System
                                                                                                            Research in Economics, Finance and Business
   Doctorate                                                                                                   Economics and Finance (Barcelona GSE)
                                  Law                                                                      Specialized Economic Analysis (Barcelona GSE)
                                                                                  Master’s degrees                   Banking and Finance (BSM)
                                                                                                        Business and Financial Accounting Management (BSM)
                                                                                                           Health Economics and Pharmaeconomics (BSM)
                                                                                                                MSc in Sciences of Management (BSM)
                                                                                                               Entrepreneurship and Innovation (EUM)
                                                                                  Doctorate
           Humanities                                                                                 Economics, Finance and Business


   Bachelor’s degrees
                                 Humanities
                                                                                   Politics and society

                        Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Thought            Bachelor’s degrees         Political and Administration Sciences
   Master’s degrees
                                          World History
                                         Chinese Studies                                                                    Current Democracies:
                                    Literary Creation (IDEC)                                               Nationalism, Federalism and Multiculturality
                                                                                                                    Sociology and Demography
   Doctorate                                                                       Master’s degrees                     Research in Political Sciences
                                 Humanities
                                                                                                                          Inmigration Management
                                  History
                                                                                                                             Political Philosophy
                                                                                                                        International Relations (IBEI)
                                                                                                            Public Policy and International Development (IBEI)
                                                                                                                    International Business (ESCI)
                                                                                                                      Public and Social Policies (IDEC)
* Jointly conducted by the Faculty of Law and the                                    Doctorate
Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences                                                                         Political and Social Sciences
Mar campus: health and life sciences
                   Mar campus: degrees offered



    Health and life sciences
                                      Human Biology
Bachelor’s degrees                      Medicine
                            Nursing   (Mar University School of Nursing)




                            Bioinformatics for Health Sciences
                        Pharmaceutical Industry and Biotechnology
Master’s degrees                   Biomedical Research
                                    Clinical Laboratory
                                   Occupational Health
                                       Public Health


Doctorate
                                         Biomedicine
Poblenou campus:
communication and information technologies
                            Poblenou campus: degrees offered
                Information and communication technologies
                                       Audiovisual Systems Engineering
                                             Telematic Engineering
    Bachelor’s degrees                 Engineering in Computer Science
                                            Biomedical Engineering
                                    Industrial Design Engineering (Elisava)
                                                Design (Elisava)

    Master’s degrees
                                           Sound and Music Computing
                          Interdisciplinary in Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media
                                                    Digital Arts
    Doctorate                               ITC Strategic Management


                                 Information and Communication Technologies


                                                                      Social communication
                                                                                                          Audiovisual Communication
                                                                     Bachelor’s degrees
                                                                                                                   Journalism
                                                                                                        Advertising and Public Relations


                                                                                                   Advanced Studies in Social Communication
                                                                     Master’s degrees
                                                                                                   Contemporary Film and Audiovisual Studies
                                                                                                      Design and Communication (Elisava)
                                                                                          Leadership and Management in Science and Innovation (IDEC)

                                                                     Doctorate

                                                                                                                Communication
Linguistic communication and multilingual mediation
   Bachelor’s degrees
                                                 Applied Languages
                                            Translation and Interpretation


   Master’s degrees                              Translation Studies
                                          Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
                                             Forensic Linguistics (IDEC)

   Doctorate
                                         Translation and Languages Sciences
The UPF model
      The UPF model




 Quality teaching
 Excellence in research
 An international outlook
                                                    Quality teaching
 Quality teaching indicators
    More than two students apply for every UPF place available (2011-2012 academic year)
    Highest rate of performance in the Spanish system: 86% (2010-2011 academic year)
    Graduate employment: 87% (Catalan Quality Assurance Agency, 2011)
    Satisfaction rate: 93% of UPF graduates would choose the same university again
   (Catalan Quality Assurance Agency, 2011)



 External reports
    The institutional report prepared by the European University Association (EUA,
   July 2008) highlights the “high degree of attention to teaching quality”


 Position in the rankings
    Remarkable position in both Times Higher Education and Academic Ranking of
     World Universities of the University of Shanghai* (2011)
    First Spanish University in teaching quality and ability to attract students (CyD
        Report, 2010)
    Always among the top ten universities in Spain in national rankings                                                   (University
        Quality Assessment, El Mundo) (2011)
    First university library in Spain                     (Atlas digital de la España universitaria: bases para la planificación
        estratégica de la enseñanza superior, 2007)




* Even though Shanghai does not weight the indicators in respect of the size of the institution and that UPF is the seventh public Spanish
university with the least students (Spanish National Statistics Institute, 2009).
                                    Excellence in research
   First Spanish university and among the 20 in Europe in grants funded by the
    European Research Council (January 2012):
     11 UPF Grants (the 8% of the grants given to Spain, the 16% in Catalonia)
     26 Grants for the UPF Group (the 18% in Spain, the 37% in Catalonia)
   Second spanish university and fifth spanish institution in terms of EC
    contribution granted to the FP7 research projects) (Innovation Union Competitiviness
    Report, European Commission 2011)

   Recruitment and retention of talent: 28 Ramón y Cajal, 22 Juan de la Cierva,
    36 ICREA and 18 ICREA Academia (January 1st, 2011)

   The 78% of doctoral dissertations written and defended in English                            (2010-2011
    academic year)


   Position in the rankings
     First Spanish university for international collaboration and field normalised citation score (Scimago
     Institutions Rankings, SIR World Report, 2011)
     First Spanish university in research productivity, being the most productive in three indicators:
     journals articles indexed in the JCR, research + development projects (2010) and doctoral
     dissertations (2004 and 2009) (Ranking 2010 in research production and productivity in the Spanish
     university public system)
     First university in Spain and Latin America for international collaboration and average in scientific
     quality; and for social sciences, health sciences and life sciences in terms of the percentage of
      publications in journals listed in the first quartile of the most influential journals in the world (Scimago
      Institutions Ranking Latin America, 2010)
                                   UPF Research Park (1/2)
Fields of knowledge:
   Social sciences and humanities
   Communication and information technologies;
   Health and life sciences and life (through the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park)
Entities present

Universitat Pompeu Fabra
 Dep. of Economics and Business
 Dep. of Law                                            Together with the Government of Catalonia and the
 Dep. of Political and Social Sciences                  Barcelona City Council, UPF participates in the
 Dep. of Humanities                                     Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB),
 Dep. of ITC                                            one of the largest biomedical centers in southern
 Dep. of Communication                                  Europe.
 Dep. of Translation and Language Sciences
 Jaume Vicens i Vives University Institute of History   The park consists of independent research centers
  (IUHJVV)                                               closely connected:
 University Institute of Culture (IUC)
 University Institute for Applied Linguistics (IULA)       Dep. of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS)
                                                            Municipal Institute of Medical Research (IMIM)
Mixes research centres and institutes                       Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
 Research Centre for International Economics (CREI)        Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE)(CSIC-UPF)
 Economy and Health Research Centre (CRES)                 Centre of Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona
 Centre for Research on the Economies of the                (CMRB)
  Mediterranean (CREMed)                                    Hospital del Mar Research Institute
 Barcelona Graduate School of Economics                    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology
 Pasqual Maragall Foundation for Research into              (CREAL)
  Alzheimer’s                                               Occupational Health Research Centre (CISAL)

Technology centres
 Barcelona Media – Innovation Center
 Barcelona Digital
                                 UPF Research Park (2/2)

Transfer activities and relationship with the environment:
 To enhance transfer activities and a greater collaboration with its social and business environment, in 2011,
 it was launched the Almogàvers Business Factory (Almogàvers, 165) that houses the Areas of
 Incubation UPF Business Shuttle, that already house eight companies arising from research at the UPF.


     Spin off
        Barcelona Music & Audiovisual Technologies
        Reactable Systems
        Voctro Labs S.L.
        Qgenomics
     TECNIO centers at UPF (ACC1Ó)
        GRIB
        GTI
        Neurophar
        Nets
        MTG
        CISTIB
        BAPP
     Enterprises and institutions close to the park
      MEDIAPRO, Lavínia, Cromosoma, RBA, RNE, CAC, BTV, Media-ITC
      center, T-SYSTEMS, INDRA, Orange, CMT, and so on.
                        An international outlook

Foreign presence
 6% of undergraduate students are foreigners
 30% of official master’s students are foreigners
 49% of doctoral students are foreigners
 869 students from the United States within the Study Abroad Programm
 12% of lecturers are foreign
 25% of research support staff is foreign
Internacional experience
 First Spanish university in the “International Faculty” indicator    (Times
    Higher Education ranking, 2011)
   Agreements with 27 of the Top 50 universities in the world   (Times Higher
    Education ranking, 2011)
   29% of graduates have spent stages abroad
   40% of teaching and research staff has studied, researched or taught in
    a foreign university
                                   Map of international relations
CANADA                                                  Europe
British Columbia,                                   (203 universities)
Montreal, Toronto,                                    + Spain (24)
Simon Fraser...
USA (Ivy League)                                Austria: Vienna
Boston College,                                                                                   CHINA: City University
                                                Belgium: Brussels Free,
Bentley, Harvard,                                                                                 and The Chinese
                                                Louvain Catholic...
Pennsylvania,                                                                                     University in Hong
                                                Czech Republic: Charles
Richmond, Pittsburgh,       USA & Canada                                                          Kong
                                                University in Prague
NYU, UCLA, Barnard          (40 universities)                                                     INDIA: Indian
                                                Denmark: Aarhus,
College…                                                                                          Institute of Foreign
                                                Copenhagen, Roskilde...
                                                                                                  Trade
                                                Finland: Helsinki...
MEXICO                                                                                            JAPAN: TUFS, Keio
                                                France: ENSAE, Sciences Po,
Tec de Monterrey                                                                                  KOREA: Seoul
                                                Pierre et Marie Curie,              Asia
UNAM, El Colegio                                                                                  National, Korea
                                                Toulouse...                    (20 universities) University
                                                Germany: Berlin Free, Berlin
                                                                                                  SINGAPORE:
ARGENTINA                                       Humboldt, Munich, Konstanz...
                         Latin America                                                            Singapore Management
Torcuato di                                     Hungary: CEU Budapest
                        (64 universities)                                                         University
Tella,                                          Iceland: Reykjavik
                                                                                                  THAILAND
Belgrano...                                     Italy: Roma III, Roma La
                                                                                                  Chulalongkorn
BRAZIL                                          Sapienza, Bologna, Trento,
Getulio Vargas,                                 Florence…                           Australia
USP                                             Netherlands: Maastricht,         (4 universities)
CHILE                                           Amsterdam, Utrecht, Tilburg...                     AUSTRALIA
Diego Portales,                                 Norway: Oslo, Bergen                               Adelaide, New
Pontificia                                      Poland: Warsaw                                     South Wales,
Católica...                                     Portugal: New Lisbon                               Queensland,
                                                Sweden: Stockholm,                                 Sydney
                                                Linköping...                                       Technology
   TOTAL: 350 agreements                        Switzerland: Zurich, Geneva,
                                                Lausanne...
       (260 concerning                          United Kingdom: Oxford,
      student exchange)                         Warwick, King’s College, Saint
                                                Andrews, Essex...
                            Strategic alliances




Maastricht                                               Brown
Toulouse                                                 Chicago
University College Dublin                                Northwestern
                                 Autònoma de Madrid      Stanford
CEU Budapest
                                 Autònoma de Barcelona   Columbia
Pompeu Fabra
                                 Carlos III de Madrid    Cornell
                                 Pompeu Fabra            Harvard
                                                         Barcelona
                                                         Autònoma de Barcelona
                                                         Pompeu Fabra
UPF Group



            Barcelona GSE, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

            BCN Media, Barcelona Media - Innovation Centre

            BIArch, Barcelona Institute of Architecture

            BMAT, Barcelona Music & Audio Technologies

            BSM, Barcelona School of Management

            CREAL, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology

            CREI, Research Centre for International Economics

            CRES, Centre for Research in Health and Economics

            CRG, Centre for Genomic Regulation

            Elisava School of Design

            ESCI, School of International Trade

            EUIM, Mar University School of Nursing

            EUM, Maresme University School of Business Studies

            IBE, Institute of Evolutionary Biology

            IBEI, Barcelona Institute of International Studies

            IDEC, Continuing Education Institute

            IET, Institute of Regional Studies

            IMIM, Municipal Institute of Medical Research

            INSIGNEO, Barcelona Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Modeling

				
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