• Leccin de humanidades 2014-2015  
  • UPF's Annual Report 2013-2014  
  • 13th highest<br />ranked university<br />in the world
    Among those under 50 years of age
    Times Higher Education, Top 100 under 50 ranking, 2014
  • 1st Spanish university
    Position 165 worldwide and 72 in Europe
    1st Spanish university
    Times Higher Education ranking (2014)
  • 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, 2013
  • International Excellence Campus
    Distinguished as a
    International Excellence Campus
    Spanish Ministry of Education, 2010
  • 22% of UPF's faculty is international
    22% of UPF's faculty is international
    (2014)
  • First Spanish<br/>univeristy
    in productivity in the areas of
    teaching and research
    First Spanish
    univeristy
    U-ranking (BBVA Foundation & IVIE, 2013)
  • 90% of graduates would choose again UPF to take their studies
    High degree of satisfaction
    90% of graduates would choose again UPF to take their studies
    AQU Catalunya, 2014
  • High level of employment
    83% of UPF graduates work
    High level of employment
    AQU Catalunya, 2014
  • 31% of UPF graduates have studied abroad
    31% of UPF graduates have studied abroad
    2012-2013 academic year
  • Admission: two students apply for every UPF place available
    Admission: two students apply for every UPF place available
    (2014-2015 academic year)
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News

20.10.2014
Arnau Busquets is awarded a prize by the Spanish Royal Academy of Doctors
He has been awarded the Prize of the Spanish Royal Academy of Doctors in the Life and Health Sciences category, ex aequo 2014 for his thesis which was supervised by professors Andres Ozaita and Rafael Maldonado.The award ceremony took place on 15 October 2014, during the opening ceremony of the academic year that took place at 6:15 pm in the Auditorium of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of the Spanish Government.
17.10.2014
The eXperience Induction Machine as a tool to investigate human behavior and emotion
Researchers from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University of Pisa have developed a new tool that combines virtual reality and portable acquisition systems to successfully infer emotional states in life-like conditions.
17.10.2014
Thomas Piketty sets out the reasons for the world's economic inequalities
The director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes tudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and professor at the Paris School of Economics, gave the 25th Economics Lecture at Pompeu Fabra University, entitled "Capital in the Twenty-First Century".
14.10.2014
The joint international work of Catalan universities is awarded a prize at Europe's leading higher education fair
The annual conference of the European Association for International Education (EIAE), the most important higher education fair in Europe, awarded the Catalan universities the "Bo Gregersen Best Practice Award 2014" in recognition of the work involved in the joint initiatives by their international relations services.
13.10.2014
The new voyage of the 'Argonautes'
A work coordinated by Eduardo Eyras from Pompeu Fabra University and Alberto Kornblihtt from the University of Buenos Aires, describes a new function for a protein mostly characterized for its role in directing small non-coding RNAs to their targets. It is published in 14 october at PNAS.
10.10.2014
A method for predicting biological invasions is developed
An international team of scientists, including Ricard Sol, ICREA researcher at the CEXS, has devised a method to quickly and easily predict which exotic species can become invasive populations.