Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya


UPC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, is a technical University, only teaching engineering curricula with a student population of 30,000 students. The teaching staff comprises 2,245 professors. The administrative staff is composed of 1,221 people and the number of postgraduate students is 418. The number of Schools of Engineering is 15 and there are 38 departments and 19 Research Institutes. It is one of the leading technical Universities in Spain with excellence in teaching, research and technology transfer with Industry and Public Authorities. The University has an excellent contractual record in successive EU Framework Programmes, as well as in National Programmes within Spain.


The School of Civil Engineering is one of the leading research departments in Civil Engineering in Spain and Europe regarding the number of publications in the top international journals of civil engineering and the number of research projects both national and european. There are 124 full-time academic staff, 66 partial-time professors and 34 administrative staff.


 Prof. Joan Ramon Casas