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Our students and Faculty said...
"This class was amazing. I felt like I learned a lot and it took into account a real life situation and they connected it to Barcelona, which I appreciated. I absolutely loved my classes" (Lauren Wenster, ISEP student / about the course "Analytics for Social Good").
"As far as I’m concerned, it is a subject where reflection and dialogue predominate. I consider that points such as argumentation should be more present in the university. This subject has allowed me issues like, for instance, meditating on the other’s point of view and defending my own perspective. I would like to thank Jordi Mir and João França for their involvement and the references they have given me" (Ariana Ruiz Guevara, UPF student / about the course "¿Qué es noticia...?").
"BaPIS program provided me the opportunity to share my interests with other students with different background studies, learn from each other and broaden my knowledge. Super gratifying and enrichful" // (Nerea Álvarez de Eulate, UPF student / about the course "Art, Mind and the Brain").
"It offered a dynamic and comprehensive view on a topic I think we do not stop and think about. The way in which it has been designed allows for debate and discussion that have changed the way I view the world." (About the course "Gender-based Violence and International Protection of Human Rights").
"It will change the way in which you see the world and how to change it". (About the course "The Collectivity Revolution"),
"I highly recommend this course because even though I had had experience with the LGBT+ community for years doing activism, I had never had an academic approach to it and it has been very enriching for me to keep building discourse and have an even more intersectional perspective in my field of expertise" (About the course "LGTB+: Exploring Identities and Diversity").
"I've just finished my teaching experience at the Bapis (Winter 21) and it has been a wonderful experience. Its contents and values have increasingly been growing as students were receiving them with high motivation and interest. It has been a great start for me with this course, which I hope it will keep enriching the program". (Blanca Fullana, BaPIS Professor, about her teaching at the course "The Collectivity Revolution").
"Having students of widely different backgrounds makes for a very rich intellectual experience" (Jordi Garcia Ojalvo, BaPIS professor, about his teaching at the course "Building a Brain").
"A wonderful space for creativity. Students came with original ideas on classical problems, we learnt a lot from each other". (Fernando Giráldez, BaPIS professor, about his teaching at the course "Art, Mind and the Brain").
"Teaching students with different backgrounds and belonging to different academic traditions has been a very rewarding experience". (Carlos Gómez, BaPIS professor, about his teaching at the course "Innovation and the Law").
"In this course we have not only read, speak and learn about the LGTB+ community, but also we have created our own community". (Arnau Roig, BaPIS professor, about his teaching at the course "LGTB+: Exploring Identities and Diversity").
"I had the honor to have great and very motivated students. I will always remember the great talks and discussions about applying Analytics, Mathematical Models and Algorithms to help solving problems in areas as Health and Social Services. Humanitarian Logistics and Sustainability." (Helena Ramalhinho, BaPIS professor, about her teaching at the course "Analytics for Social Good").
"An amazing international and intercultural experience around a global passion: football" (Frederic Guerrero, BaPIS professor, about his teaching at the course "Global Culture and Marketing of FC. Barcelona").
"It has been a great opportunity to engage in discussion and critical reflection with highly motivated students from very diverse backgrounds. An enriching experience for all of us." (Patsili Toledo, BaPIS professor, about her teaching at the course "Gender-based Violence and International Protection of Human Rights").
"Fakenews, post-truth, tension and polarization rule our world. Our aim is analyze what we are living and offer tools for all your concerns" (Jordi Mir, BaPIS professor, about his teaching at the course "¿Qué es noticia? Verdad, desinformación y hegemonía").