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  • Delegate for Students: Roger Cuartielles Saura

Postal address

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


Phone number: 93 542 20 00


The following powers and roles are assigned to the Student delegate:

  • Support the vice-rector for matters concerning students in liaising with student bodies and representatives, in promoting and monitoring student participation and in the coordination of calls for scholarships and grants aimed at promoting participation, including their resolution.


Roger Cuartielles is a lecturer and pre-doctoral researcher at the Department of Communication, where he is a member of the Political Communication, Journalism and Democracy Research Group (POLCOM-GRP). He is also academic coordinator of the master's programme in Political and Institutional Communication at UPF-BSM. With a degree in Journalism (UPF, 2017) and Humanities (UPF, 2019), he also has a masters in Communication Research (UPF, 2022), a masters in Journalism and Digital Communication: Data and New Narratives (UOC, 2022) and a professional masters in Secondary School Teaching (UVic, 2021).   Before becoming a researcher and teacher at UPF, he was an associate lecturer at the University of Barcelona (2018-2022) and at the Ramon Llull University-Blanquerna (2021-2022). He has also given presentations at universities such as the Carlos III University of Madrid, the Polytechnic University of Valencia, the University of Deusto and the Pablo Olavide University, among others.
His lines of research focus on disinformation and the phenomenon of fact-checking in combination with artificial intelligence, as well as crisis communication and political communication. He is currently a member of two competitive research projects led by UPF in these fields: COMCRISIS and FACCTMedia. He is also part of the Platform for Media Education in Catalonia at the Audiovisual Council of Catalonia (CAC), and collaborates with the Learn to Check platform to combat disinformation as a knowledge transfer initiative. As for his journalistic experience, he has worked in the media for newspapers Ara and Europa Press; for magazines such as Time Out Barcelona as well as numerous other local media outlets. He has also collaborated with the Bofill Foundation.