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  • Vice-rector for Research: Enric Vallduví

Postal address

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


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


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

  • Internal and external scientific strategy, programmes and research grants
  • Research organization (research figures) and infrastructures
  • The scientific and technical services and facilities for research
  • Scientific output, its assessment and the Open Science strategy
  • The doctorate, without prejudice to the competences of the director of the Doctoral School 


Enric Vallduví Botet

Enric Vallduví (PhD: linguistics, University of Pennsylvania, 1990) is associate professor in the Department of Translation and Language Sciences since 1995. Previously, he had been visiting professor at University of Southern California (1990-91) and research associate at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1991-92) and University of Edinburgh (1993-95). He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Otago (2013-14) and has also taught courses at Cornell University, Universität Wien and Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

Vallduví's research focuses on aspects of language that depend on information available in the context of utterance. He is a member of the officially-recognized Formal Linguistics Research Group (GLiF) and is or has been principal investigator of funded projects on information structure and context modeling, noncanonical constructions, and discourse particles. In 2001 he was awarded the Distinction for the Promotion of University Research by the Catalan government. His work has appeared in journals like Linguistics, Probus, and Journal of Pragmatics and books published by Academic Press, Cambridge University Press, CSLI/Stanford, Garland, Oxford University Press, and Routledge.

Vallduví has served as Assistant Dean in the School of Translation and Interpreting (1999-2002, 2016), Head of the Department of Translation and Language Sciences (2004-2011) and Coordinator of the M.A. in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (2011-2012), has acted in governing bodies and committees at different levels within UPF (Senate, Governing Council, Quality Committee, PEI Advisory Committee, Strategic Plan 2016-2025, etc.), and has taken part in assessment activities in a number of external agencies (ACSUG, AGAUR, AEI, ANECA, FSR/FNRS (Belgium), NEST-FP6 (EU)).

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