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  • Vicerector: Antonio Luna Garcia

Postal address

Universitat Pompeu Fabra 
Edifici Mercè 
Carrer de la Mercè 12
08002 Barcelona

Contact

Phone number: 93 542 20 00
E-Mail: [email protected] 

Functions

The vice-rector for Internationalization shall, under the guidance of the rector, coordinate and oversee the following matters:

  • The University’s internationalization strategy
  • International relations strategy: EUTOPIA, The Guild
  • Educational exchange and educational cooperation and mobility programmes with universities and institutions
  • International programmes and international summer schools

Curricula

Antonio Luna Garcia

Bachelor’s degree in Geography (UAB, 1989), master’s degree in Planning (1994), and a PhD in Geography from the University of Arizona, USA (2000). He is a tenured lecturer of Geography at the Department of Humanities and a member of the Research Group on Geohumanities.

His main areas of research are: urban social geography (use of public space and gender perspective), the history of geographical thought, and the didactics of geography, in which he has worked on various international projects such as the AAG Center for Global Geography Education [http://www.aag.org/cgge]. Most of his recent works are related to epistemological issues in the field of the geography of emotions, cultural geography, landscape and geohumanities.

Before taking up the position of vice-rector for internationalization projects, he held various managerial offices, including departmental director (2010-2014), coordinator of study programmes for foreigners (2003-2009), and academic coordinator of the bachelor’s degree in Global Studies since its creation in 2016 until 2021. He has also been involved in various international programmes of American universities in Barcelona and has actively participated in international meetings of universities.

He was appointed by the rector on may 28, 2021.