Thomas Piketty sets out the reasons for the world's economic inequalities
The director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Études 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".
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.
INTERVIEW to Elsa Arcadi: "Economics is a very open degree programme. It has a mathematical and more scientific side, and a more social side"
Graduated from the Pompeu Fabra University in 1998 in Economics and the Catalan government's director-general for Taxation and Gaming. Last year, her directorate-general organized and promoted the first-ever La Grossa de Cap d'Any draw.
UPF is once again the only Spanish university in the Top 200 in the Times Higher Education ranking
Its position is outstanding in the social sciences field, where it is the twentieth European university and the 67th worldwide. In overall terms, American and British universities dominate the Top 100 ranking.
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).
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.
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.
Jordi Galí and Roderic Guigó, among the world's most highly cited scientists
According to the Highly Cited Researchers list put out by Thomson Reuters, compiled based on output published in Web of Science-indexed journals and the number of publications officially designated as Highly Cited Papers by Essential Science Indicators
INTERVIEW with Joaquim Gea: "Our students will be highly competitive, and I am sure we will reap the fruits of everyone's efforts"
Professor of physiology in the UPF Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (CEXS) and the current dean of the university's Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. He was recently chosen by the Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR) to be one of two national representatives to the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP).
The Poblenou campus hosts the 20th Congress of the Spanish Journalism Society
On 13 and 14 June, the Spanish Journalism Society (SEP) held its twentieth congress on Pompeu Fabra University's Poblenou campus, which was entitled "Journalism in the present and the future. Research, teaching and innovation".