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  • Graduation ceremony 2015  
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  • Open Bachelor's Degree UPF  
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  • One of the twenty European universities with more projects funded by the European Research Council
    One of the twenty European universities with more projects funded by the European Research Council
    European Research Council, 2014
  • International Excellence Campus
    Distinguished as a
    International Excellence Campus
    Spanish Ministry of Education, 2010
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    High degree of satisfaction
    90% of graduates would choose again UPF to take their studies
    AQU Catalunya, 2014
  • 36% of master's students and 52% of doctoral students are international
    36% of master's students and 52% of doctoral students are international
    (2014-2015 academic year)
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News & events

News & events

29.06.2015
UPF will lead the European project HEIRRI for the integration of RRI in higher education
The HEIRRI consortium is formed by five universities from different european countries, a network of science museums, a leading foundation in RRI promotion, a model company in innovation and evaluation and the Catalan Public Universities Association.
23.06.2015
Innovation and entrepreneurship are the new pillars of journalism education
Despite cultural and traditional differences European universities can benefit from each other in this adaption. That was the overall outcome of three days intense knowledge exchange, in the conference Shaping the Future of News Media, that tooke place at the UPF.
22.06.2015
UPF becomes the first university in the Spanish State to have an ATM for the Bitcoin, the currency of the Internet
The main objective is to promote reflection concerning the Bitcoin world, because it combines activities both in the technological and in the social fields relating to the use of digital currencies, through areas such as economics, law and sociology.
18.06.2015
Green spaces influence the cognitive growth in children
According the study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and coordinated by Jordi Sunyer, professor in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine at the University Pompeu Fabra and researchers at CREAL.
17.06.2015
Despite suffering a stroke, children recover brain function of the affected area
As revealed by the results of a computer simulation study led by Gustavo Deco, ICREA researcher of the department of Information and Communication Technologies and director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, with Mohit Adhikari as first author, published this June in The Journal of Neuroscience.
16.06.2015
Research with zebrafish has proved the key to understanding how the cavities of organs are formed
The study, published in Nature Communications on 16 June, shows for the first time that cells can exert forces that contribute to shaping cavities. The Developmental Biology Research Group, led by Berta Alsina, records the development of the ear in live zebrafish embryos.
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