Eight Marie Curie grants awarded to UPF
By departments, three projects for Humanities, two for Economics and Business and one for each of the different projects submitted by Law, Translation and Language Sciences, and Centre for Brain and Cognition of the DTIC.
INTERVIEW with Núria Sebastian: "Ensuring the quality of funding is one of my responsibilities"
Núria Sebastián is Professor of Basic Psychology at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) at UPF. She has been vice-president of the European Research Council for the areas of the social and human sciences since 1 January.
UPF students achieve the highest academic performance in the system since 2006
The report supports the institution's educational model and shows a correlation its between its level of requirements and its students' efficiency.
UPF is as a leader in scientific output in Spain
UPF is in first place among Spanish public universities in the overall ranking of scientific output, according to a study carried out by researchers at the University of Granada, led by Gualberto Buela -Casal. Pablo Olavide University in Seville and Miguel Hernández University in Elche were in second and third place.
UPF is in the leading positions worldwide in seven areas of the Social Sciences
According to 2014 QS World University Rankings by subject, UPF has improved its position in Law, Politics and International Studies and Sociology. The field of Economics and Econometrics continues to lead the Spanish ranking, in 40 th position worldwide.
Núria Sebastián Gallés, new vice-president of the European Research Council

The chair in Basic Psychology of the Department of Communication and Information Technologies (DTIC) will be in charge of the area of Humanities and Social Sciences of the main European Organization for research funding.

UPF leads competitive fundraising and the quality of scientific output in the Catalan university system
According to the report "Indicadors de recerca i innovació de les universitats públiques catalanes 2013" [Indicators of Research and Innovation in Catalan Public Universities 2013], recently presented by the ACUP.
The CEI UPF - Icària project again obtains the highest qualification in the evaluation by an international committee
In their report, six experts on higher education highlight teaching and research quality and innovation, international reach and impact in Catalonia and Europe.
UPF participates in an Erasmus Mundus Project between Europe and South Africa
AESOP, with the support of the European Commission, focuses on these two regions' cultural and natural heritage and will enable the exchange of master's and doctoral students and academic staff.
Agreement with the East China University of Political Science and Law to exchange students
Jaume Casals, rector of UPF, and He Qinhui, president of the ECUPL, have signed an agreement by virtue of which three students on the bachelor's degree programme in Law and the master's degree programme in Chinese Studies at the University will spend a semester at the Chinese centre, and vice versa.