• UPF Solidria fair 2014  
  • October 4th - Open day campus Mar  
  • UPF's Annual Report 2013-2014  
  • Ajuts matrcula  
  • 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 164 worldwide and 72 in Europe
    1st Spanish university
    Times Higher Education ranking (2013)
  • 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

16.09.2014
A programme of activities provides orientation for foreign students starting at the University in the 2014-2015 academic year
Between 15 and 23 September, UPF organized various activities for international students beginning their stage at UPF this September, for both exchange students (a total of 380) and those involved in the various programmes of the Education Abroad Programme (370).
11.09.2014
Sequencing and analysis of gibbon genome sheds light on its complex evolution and the role of repeats in chromosomal rearrangements
Researchers from the Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CISC-UPF)  and the Centre Nacional d'Anlisi Genmica (CNAG) participate in an international consortium to decipher the gibbon genome, which will provide clues for human health research. The study has been published today in the journal Nature.
09.09.2014
Jordi Sunyer, awarded with the "Nobel prize" for environment and health research
Professor in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine at the University Pompeu Fabra he has obtained the John Goldsmith Award, the most important prize for environmental and health research.
03.09.2014
International workshop focused on the effect of the economic crisis in the labour market for young pleople
Hosted by the  SOCIODEMOGRAPHY group and coordinated by Daniella Bellani, Queralt Capsada and Luis Ortiz, the 22nd Annual Workshop of the European Research Network ' Transitions in Youth' will be held at the Ciutadella Campus of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra on September 3-6.
07.08.2014
How does technological innovation evolve?
A study coordinated by Ricard Sol, an ICREA researcher, and Daniel Amor and Sergi Valverde, of the Complex Systems Lab research group in the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at UPF, explains that technological innovations in technology are mainly produced by combination.
28.07.2014
200 genes identified that have evolved faster in humans than in other primates
A study, conducted by researchers of the Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics from IMIM and UPF, has used new human genetic data to learn more about mutations that might have conferred a selective advantage to humans in the last five million years of evolution enabling the researchers to gain new insight into human evolution.