Health and life sciences by the sea

Health and life sciences by the sea

Discovering secrets under the microscope, learning how to rescue a cardiac arrest or attending a physical therapy masterclass are some of the activities that will be on offer at the University’s Mar Campus during its open day on April 22.


Jornada de Portes Obertes Mar

On Saturday April 22 the University’s Mar Campus is opening its doors to invite everyone to find out about its teaching activity. Throughout the morning, professionals and students will be organizing workshops related to the degrees in Human Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Medicine, Physiotherapy and Nursing. Children and adults will be able to visit the laboratories and classrooms and, through games and activities, learn about the teachings and applications of health and life sciences.

Seeing your own cells under the microscope, learning how to rescue a heart attack, observing live chick embryos, attending a master class in physical therapy or becoming a nursing professional are just a few of the many and varied workshops that will take place. In addition, there will also be briefings on some of the University’s degrees.

The University’s Mar Campus houses the Teaching Unit of the Mar Health Park of the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences of Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), the Mar Nursing School  linked to Mar Hospital (ESIM-PSMAR).

Portes obertes 2015 - UPF

This building, located in Dr. Aiguader street, is part of a pioneering interuniversity collaboration project in which five degrees are taught: Human Biology (UPF), Biomedical Engineering (UPF), Bioinformatics (ESCI-UPF) , Medicine (UPF-UAB), Physiotherapy (UAB) and Nursing (ESIM), in addition to the postgraduate studies offered. The direct link with Mar Hospital and the research centres located in the adjacent Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) make University Mar Campus a cluster of knowledge in which students have access to healthcare practices and research.

Check the programme and sign up for the activities here.