The Spanish Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya - UPC) is located in the city of Barcelona. It is a public institution of higher education and specializes in research in architecture, engineering and technology.
The University has an eminently creative connection with teaching and project management, which are based on the principles of freedom, justice, democracy, solidarity, cooperation, stability, efficiency, transparency and social responsibility. The principles also reflect the Spanish university's commitment to the environment and to any current change.
With an emphasis on intellectual rigor, critical thinking, an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge, educational innovation and entrepreneurship, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia produces competent professionals with the skills they use to address today's pressing issues. The cutting-edge educational programs of campuses and schools have made the Spanish University the benchmark for higher education in Spain. The University uses the potential of fundamental and applied research and the transfer of technology and knowledge in society. He works in partnership with industry segment agents to influence economic and social change in the region.
The scientific and technical infrastructure is at the service of research groups and centers, researchers and students, professionals, companies and institutions. As one of the leading members of an international network of excellence, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia has a privileged relationship with the world's scientific and educational organizations. As a result, a Spanish university has an edge when it comes to attracting international talent.