Back Cross-Disciplinary Projects and University Community Area

  • Deputy general manager: Elisenda Rius Bergua

Postal address

Pompeu Fabra University
Roger de Llúria building - Ciutadella Campus
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27
08005 Barcelona


Telephone (34) 93 542 21 09


The Cross-Disciplinary Projects and University Community Area, led by a deputy general manager, directs, coordinates and promotes activities associated with supporting the University community; social commitment, including equality and diversity; attracting resources and coordinating the Administrative Management Units. It directs and coordinates the University Community Assistance Service and the Administrative Management Units.




Born in Barcelona in 1973, she has a bachelor’s degree in Public Management and Administration from Pompeu Fabra University (1995); a postgraduate qualification in Applied Management of Local Economic Development from the Continuing Education Institute of Pompeu Fabra University (1996); a bachelor’s degree in Political and Administration Sciences from the University of Barcelona (1998); a postgraduate qualification in E-Business from the Continuing Education Institute of Pompeu Fabra University (2002); a university specialization diploma in Managerial Functions in Public Administration from ESADE (2005); an executive master in Public Administration from ESADE (2006), and a master’s degree in Institutional Relations, Protocol and Strategic Event Management from Blanquerna - Ramon Llull University (2017).

She began her professional career in the world of consulting in the field of processes and technology for public sector clients in the Altran Group (1999-2006).

She was subsequently appointed director of Services in the Department of the Environment and Housing of the Catalan Government, where she served from 2006 to 2011.

From 2011 until 2014, she was director of Human Resources in Aigües de Barcelona and subsequently practised as an independent professional in projects linked to the public sector.

In 2014 she joined the Rectorate as head of Institutional Relations and Protocol of the University of Barcelona, and she was also appointed director of Institutional Relations and Marketing within the UB’s management structure, a position she held until joining UPF in October 2022.

She was appointed by the rector on 4 October 2022.