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upvs mission
UPVs’ Mission
  • To provide its students with an integral education through the creation, development, transfer and critical reflection on science, art and culture, whilst being respectful with ethical principles. An education decidedly leading towards aiding our students in finding an appropriate job in accordance with their studies.
  • 2. To contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of the Spanish society in general, and to the Valencian society in particular, through scientific, technical and artistic support.
  • 3. To develop an institutional model characterised by its values of excellence, internationalisation, solidarity and efficiency; an open institution which promotes the participation of institutions, companies and professionals in every aspect of university life.
upv s vision 1
UPV’s Vision (1)
  • We aim to be:
  • A university that attracts and trains good students, becoming their preferable option by being leaders in academic quality and ensuring the implementation of the standards set forth by the European Higher Education Area.
  • An excellence centre with international recognition which encourages the exchange and mobility of students, teachers and researchers.
  • A university with consolidated quality research, with a well-defined excellence policy.
  • An innovative and entrepreneurial university of international relevance and worldwide leadership.
upv s vision 2
UPV’s Vision(2)

5. A university with a strong social commitment and which can be used as a bridge between the Valencian Community and any other region in the world.

6. A university offering postgraduate and continuing education programmes directly linked to meeting the needs and demands of society, generating new personal and professional opportunities.

7. A university with highly qualified, strongly motivated and professionally satisfied human resources.

8. A university that manages its resources and services efficiently and effectively.

universidad polit cnica de valencia5
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

We train people

We train professionals

Education for employment

teaching staff
Teaching staff

No. of teaching staff members

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TEACHING

We train people

We train professionals

Education for employment

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Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

15 Schools and Faculties

10 Schools

3 Faculties

2 Higher Polytechnic Schools

Xàtiva Campus site

types of degrees
Types of degrees

1st & 2nd cycle degree

1st cycle degree

2nd cycle degree

  • Technical Engineer
  • Technical Architect
  • 1st cycle graduate
  • (BA/BSc/BEng)
  • Engineer
  • Architect
  • 2nd cycle graduate
  • (MA/MSc/MEng)
  • Engineer
  • 2nd cycle graduate
  • (MA/MSc/MEng)
upv degrees
UPV degrees

VERA CAMPUS SITE

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

Architect

Technical Architect

Materials Engineer

SCHOOL OF BUILDING MANAGEMENT

MA in Fine Arts

FACULTY OF FINE ARTS

BA in Public Administration and Management

MA in Business Administration and Management

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

upv degrees vera campus site
UPV degrees: Vera Campus site

Engineer in Geology (2nd cycle)

Civil Engineer

Technical Engineer in Public Works. Branch: Civil Construction

Technical Engineer in Public Works. Branch: Hydrology

Technical Engineer in Public Works. Branch: Urban Transport and Services

MSc in Environmental Sciences (2nd cycle)

SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Industrial Engineer

Chemical Engineer

Industrial Management Engineer (2nd cycle)

Industrial Electronics and Control Systems Engineer (2nd cycle)

Materials Engineer (2nd cycle)

SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

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UPV degrees: Vera Campus site

Technical Surveying Engineer

Engineer in Geodesy and Cartography (2nd cycle)

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING IN GEODESY, CARTOGRAPHY AND SURVEYING

Technical Industrial Design Engineer

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Electronic Engineering

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Electrical Engineering

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Mechanical Engineering

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Chemical Engineering

Industrial Management Engineer (2nd cycle)

Aeronautical Engineer

SCHOOL OF DESIGN ENGINEERING

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UPV degrees: Vera Campus site

Agricultural Engineer

Forest Engineer

MSc in Biotechnology

MSc in Food Science and Technology (2nd cycle)

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

SCHOOL OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING

Telecommunications Engineer

Technical Engineer in Systems Data Processing

Technical Engineer in Administrative Data Processing

SCHOOL OF APPLIED COMPUTER SCIENCE

Computer Science Engineer

MA in Documentation (2nd cycle)

FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

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UPV degrees

BLASCO IBÁÑEZ

CAMPUS SITE

Technical Agricultural Engineer. Branch: Agricultural Farming

Technical Agricultural Engineer. Branch: Horticulture and Gardening

Technical Agricultural Engineer. Branch: Mechanisation and Rural Constructions

Technical Agricultural Engineer. Branch: Agrarian and Food Industries

MSc in Enology (2nd cycle)

SCHOOL OF RURAL ENVIRONMENTS AND ENOLOGY

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UPV degrees

ALCOY CAMPUS SITE

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Electrical Engineering

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Electronic Engineering

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Mechanical Engineering

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Chemical Engineering

Technical Industrial Engineer. Branch: Textile Engineering

Technical Telecommucations Engineer: Branch: Telematics

Technical Industrial Design Engineering

Technical Engineer in Administrative Data Processing

MA in Business Administration and Management

Engineer in Industrial Management (2nd cycle)

Materials Engineer (2nd cycle)

HIGHER POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL OF ALCOY

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UPV degrees

GANDIA CAMPUS SITE

Technical Telecommunications Engineer. Branch: Electronic Systems

Technical Telecommunications Engineer. Branch: Sound and Image

Technical Telecommunications Engineer. Branch: Telecommunications Systems

Technical Forest Engineer. Branch: Forestry Management

MA in Audio-visual Communications

MSc in Environmental Sciences

BA in Tourism Management

HIGHER POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL OF GANDIA

european higher education area
European Higher Education Area

Bologna Declaration

Objectives:

  • Adoption of a system of easily readable and comparable degrees.
  • Adoption of a system essentially based on two main cycles.
  • Establishment of an international system of credits.
  • Promotion of mobility for students and researchers.

official degrees
Official degrees
  • Objective
    • Preparation for the exercise of professional activities
  • Structure
    • Official undergraduate degree
    • Credits: 180 – 240
official postgraduate courses
Official postgraduate courses
  • Objectives:
    • Specialization in academic, professional or research
  • Structure
    • 2nd cycle: Master’s degree (60-120 credits)
    • 3rd cycle: PhD
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Official postgraduate studies

Master’s degrees

  • Objective
    • Advanced specialised or multidisciplinary training, aimed at
      • providing academic or professional specialisation
      • encouraging students to get started in research work
  • Structure
    • 60 to 120 credits
  • Access:
    • University graduates
    • Students having completed over 180 credits (core subjects)
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Official postgraduate studies

  • PhD studies
      • Objective
        • Advanced training in research techniques
      • Structure
        • Writing and submitting a PhD thesis
        • Specific instructional activities
      • Access:
        • Graduates with an Official Master’s Degree
        • University graduates with 60 ECTS in Official Postgraduate instruction
organisation of studies
Organisation of studies

DEGREE

MASTER

240 ECTS

60-120 ECTS

(includes a Degree assignment or project)

On completing 120 credits, the student receives the Certificate in University Studies

(CEUI)

JOB MARKET

DOCTORATE

60 ECTS

3-4 years

(includes a Degree assignment or project)

(includes a PhD thesis)

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Organisation of studies

Future structure of Postgraduate studies

Current structure of Postgraduate studies

Prior to RD 56/2005

60 ECTS

GRADUATE

First cycle

60 ECTS

Second cycle

Master’s

degree

POST-GRADUATE

(PhD

theses)

Doctorate

current implementation of postgraduate degrees
Current implementation of postgraduate degrees

1st cycle degree

1st & 2nd cycle degree

2nd cycle degree

Tech. Eng.

Tech. Arch.

BA/BSc/BEng

Master’s degree

Engineer

Architect

MA/MSc/MEng

Engineer

MA/MSc/MEng

Master’s degree

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Official postgraduate courses

25 official programmes:

  • 44 official master’s degrees (35 of them will be taught in 2006-2007).
    • 2 international master’s degrees
    • 7 interuniversity master’s degrees
  • 25 PhD degrees (one for each Official Programme).
    • 15 holding the Quality Assurance Award (Spanish Ministry of Education)
official postgraduate courses 1
Official postgraduate courses (1)
  • Agricultural Resources and Technologies
  • Architecture, Building and Town and Regional Planning
  • Arts: Production and Research
  • Automation, Robotics, Control Engineering and Industrial Computing
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Civil Engineering and Urban Planning
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Cultural and Communications Industries
  • Design, Manufacturing and Management of Industrial Projects
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Experimental and Industrial Organic Chemistry
official postgraduate courses 2
Official postgraduate courses(2)
  • Food Science, Technology and Management
  • Green Chemistry
  • Health and Welfare Technologies
  • Industrial and Production Engineering
  • Marketing and Market Research
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Science and Restoration of Historical and Artistic Heritage
  • Science and Technology of Animal Husbandry
  • Telecommunications
  • Textile Engineering
  • Transport Powerplant Systems
  • Water and Environmental Engineering
internships in companies and studies abroad
Internships in companies and studies abroad
  • Completing internships in companies ……… 59 %
  • Studying abroad …………………………...… 21 %
  • Training scholarships ……….. ……………… 17,7%

Source: graduate surveys (years 2001/02 to 2005/06)

  • 94,3% of the graduates are satisfied with the training received
  • 93,3% of the graduates are satisfied with their current employment
  • 81,2% of UPV graduates find their first employment within the first six months after completing their degree

Source: graduate surveys (years 1999/00 to 2003/2004). Graduates complete questionnaires two-three years after graduating.

number of internships in companies
Number of internships in companies

Average No. of hours per internship: 480 h.

87,2% of the internships in companies are economically rewarded

internships in companies
Internships in companies

Progressive increase in the number of companies and collaborating enterprises

employment management
Employment management
  • 934 job-seekers interviews
  • 1.528 job positions managed
  • 9.954 candidates sent to job vacancies
  • 75.017 SMSs sent to job-seekers

Employment management for 2006

graduates perception
Graduates’ perception

Percentage of UPV graduates that would choose the same degree again

UPV Average: 94.8%

78,1% OF OUR GRADUATES WOULD STUDY AT UPV AGAIN

Source: graduate survey from 1999/00 to 2003/04. Carried out two-three years after graduating.

international relations
International relations

VICE-RECTORATE FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS AND EXCHANGE PROGRAMMES

(VAI)

DELEGATE MANAGEMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS

VICE-RECTORATE FOR CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS OFFICE

(OAI)

CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE (CCD)

DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMMES OFFICE

CETA / UPV (Cuba)

COINNOVAR

Vice-deans and Vice-directors for International Relations

International Education Centre for Development (Argentina)

Centro Politécnico del Cono Sur (Uruguay)

DECOSUR

VEN

student mobility
Student mobility

Progressive increase in student mobility within Europe

No. of students

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Student mobility

Progressive increase in student mobility

* Including Erasmus and Promoe student mobility programmes.

erasmus student mobility
ERASMUS student mobility

Distribution of outgoing students

within Europe

international actions
International Actions

Source: 2004-2005

postgraduate courses
Postgraduate courses

Number of postgraduate students

r d i at upv
R&D&I at UPV

R&D&I

UPV is above all an entrepreneurial University.

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R&D+i at UPV

An entrepreneurial University…

  • Generating Basic or Applied research.
  • Participating actively in the development of its socioeconomic surroundings.
  • Providing the Valencian society with highly qualified personnel.
  • Cooperating with national and international members.
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R&D&I at UPV
  • 44 departments
  • 38 research centres and institutes
  • 3.322 researchers
  • 1.239 research strands
  • 733 capabilities and expertise
  • 394 transferred/transferable results

R&D&I AT UPV

Polytechnic City of Innovation

r d i external funding53
R&D&I external funding

Commissioned R&D according to type of activity: evolution

r d i external funding54
R&D&I external funding

Total: 53.281.000 euros

r d i external funding55
R&D&I external funding

Commissioned R&D&I from strategic research according to type of activity

Total: 25,905,000 euros

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R&D&I external funding

R&D&I actions according to type of activity

Total: 4,823 actions

r d i external funding57
R&D&I external funding

Competitive R&D&I activity according to funding bodies

Total: 15,700,000 euros

r d i source funding
R&D&I source funding

R&D&I activities according to source of clients

Total: 53,281,000 euros

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R&D&I external funding

R&D&I activity with companies according to their origin

Total: 18,608,000 euros

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R&D&I source funding

Types of financing institutions

Total number of institutions: 2,198

institutes and research centres
Institutes and research centres

ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES

  • Research Centre for Production Engineering and Management (CIGIP)
  • Research Centre for Vehicle Technology (CITV)
  • Institute for Thermal Engines (CMT)
  • Institute for Industrial Control Systems and Computing (AI2)
  • Design Institute for Automated Production and Manufacturing Systems (IDF)
  • Institute for Energy Engineering (IIE)
  • Research Institute for Environmental, Radio Physics and Industrial Safety (ISIRYM)
  • Institute of Electrical Technology (ITE)
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Institutes and research centres

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES

  • Institute for the Implementation of Advanced Information and Communications Technologies (ITACA)
  • Institute for Computer Technology (ITI)
  • Research Institute for Nanophotonics Technology (CTNF)
  • Institute for Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications (ITEAM)
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Institutes and research centres

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND AGRI-FOOD INDUSTRIES

  • Advanced Centre for Food Microbiology (CAMA)
  • Business Management Research Centre (CEGEA)
  • Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMCP)
  • Institute of Food Engineering for Development (IIAD)
  • Centre for Agricultural Chemical Ecology (CEQA)
  • Valencian Centre for Irrigation Studies (CVER)
  • Institute for the Preservation and Improvement of Valencian Agro-diversity (COMAV)
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Institutes and research centres

CIVIL ENGINEERING

  • Concrete Science and Technology Institute (ICITECH)
  • Institute of Transport and Territory (ITT)
  • Materials Technology Institute (ITM)
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Institutes and research centres

CHEMICAL PRODUCTSAND PROCESSES

  • Research Institute for Applied Molecular Chemistry (CIQMA)
  • Institute of Chemical Technology (ITQ)
institutes and research centres72
Institutes and research centres

BIOMEDICINE

  • Institute for Research and Innovation in Bioengineering (CI2B)
  • Biomaterials Centre (CB)
  • Biomechanics Institute of Valencia(IBV)
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Institutes and research centres

SOCIO-ECONOMY

  • Economics Engineering Centre(INECO)
  • Institute for the Creation and Development of Enterprises (ICDE-IDEAS)
  • Institute for the Management and Innovation of Knowledge(INGENIO)
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Institutes and research centres

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES

  • Mediterranean Agroforestry Institute (IAM)
  • Institute of Water Technology (ITA)
  • Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (IIAMA)
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Institutes and research centres

EXACT SCIENCES

  • Institute for Multidisciplinary Mathematics (IMM)
  • Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA)
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Institutes and research centres

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

  • Art and Environment Research Centre
  • Institute for the Restoration of Heritage (IRP)
polytechnic city of innovation

collaboration

opportunities

innovation

Polytechnic City of Innovation

●What is the Polytechnic City of Innovation?

UPV SCIENCE PARK

● Goals

society

generate

● Who manages it?

THE INNOVA FOUNDATION

the polytechnic city of innovation
The Polytechnic City of Innovation

Capitalizing our knowledge through the mobilization of our know-how

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Polytechnic City of Innovation
  • 140.000 m2 available
  • 100.000 m2 built
  • 4 phases (3 completed)
  • Fully operative by: 2008
  • More than 25 research institutes and centres
  • More than 3.000 researchers
  • Open to:
    • Strategic schemes for technology-based enterprises
    • Entrepreneurial R&D&I laboratories
    • Technology-based enterprises
budget development
Budget development

*2004 budget extended from 2003

services
Services

LIVING AT UPV

Services

  • Green areas……………………………. 108.000 m2
  • Sports competitions ..…………………… 73%
  • No. of teams ………………………...... 594
  • Additional courses delivered………… 1.439
student recreation centre
Student Recreation Centre

▪ This 5.200 m2 building is open 24-hours a day almost everyday of the year.

▪ Managed by UPV students, it is equipped with wireless technology, classrooms, computer rooms, study rooms, photo lab., auditorium and an area devoted to leisure activities and television.

commercial concessions

Vera Campus site

ÁGORA

GALERIA GALILEO GALILEI

  • ▪ Stationer’s
  • ▪Parapharmacy
  • ▪ Hairdresser’s
  • ▪ Tony’s Pizzeria
  • ▪ Newsagent’s
  • ▪ Ágora photocopying services
  • ▪ ETSGE photocopying services
  • ▪ Banks:
    • Bancaja
    • CAM
    • Santander Central Hispano
  • ▪ Travel Agency
  • ▪Sports Shop
  • ▪Cafeterias & restaurants:
    • Fine Arts
    • El Ágora
    • El Trinquet
    • Nexus
    • La Vella
  • ▪ Flower Shop
  • ▪ “Tarongeria” (fruit juices and salads bar)
  • ▪ Photography Shop
  • ▪Bookshop

▪ Galileo-Galilei Hall of

Residence

▪ Campus Bar

▪ Galileo-Galilei Restaurant

▪ Mapfre Travel Agency

▪ Reproval Photocopying

Services

▪ Hairdresser’s

▪ Sunanda Newsagent’s

▪ School of Spanish

▪ Honduras Driving School

▪ La Caixa Savings Bank

Commercial concessions
accommodation
Accommodation
  • Flats:
    • Shared with other students.
    • Shared with family.
    • Student flats available on UPV website (Information Office):
      • Academic Year 05/06: 1.394
      • July-September 06: 700
      • Average price per month: 100-250€/room
  • Halls of Residence:
    • Minimum price (full board):
      • Single room: 580€/month
      • Double room: 530€/month
  • “Viure i Conviure” Programme:
academic ranking 1
Academic ranking (1)

Shangai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking

UPV’s academic ranking:

  • 383rd position in ranking of world universities
  • 123rd position in ranking of European universities
  • 4rd position in ranking of Spanish universities

http://ed.sjtu.edu.cn/ranking.htm

academic ranking 2
Academic ranking (2)

Academic ranking carried out by Spanish media:

“El Mundo” newspaper

10th Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

Occupying an outstanding position in research, specially in engineering, UPV has devoted great effort in innovating and adapting to the European Higher Education Area, with highly motivated teaching staff, and an Action Plan awarded by the Ministry’s University Council. It is a demanding University, where teachers are evaluated by the students.

DISTINGUISHED FEATURE: Three times a year the university calls for a good ideas contest to improve its functioning.

http://aula.elmundo.es/aula/especiales/2005/50carreras/index.html

academic ranking 3
Academic ranking (3)

Academic ranking of Spanish universities available from Webometrics

http://www.webometrics.info/top100_spain_es.asp

academic ranking 4
Academic ranking (4)

Academic ranking of Spanish universities carried out by national firm Consumer

http://universidades.consumer.es/que-universidad-es-mejor/

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Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

For further information:

http://www.upv.es

discover valencia

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Discover Valencia

Spain’s 3rd largest city

Population 790,754

City of Valencia + Greater Valencia: population 1,446,307

Excellent climate

More than 300 sunny days per year

19º C average temperaturethroughout the year

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Discover Valencia

Airport

Located 8 km away from Valencia.

Valencia’s harbour

The largest commercial harbour in Spain

and one of the most active in the

Mediterranean sea.

An increasingly growing tourist area.

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Railway system

The railway system in Valencia

connects the city

with the main destinations

In Spain and Europe.

Public transport

Metropolitan bus lines for tourist

activities and

a complete network of public transport

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Discover Valencia

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La Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias City of the Arts and Sciences

The largest cultural and leisure complex in Europe

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Discover Valencia

Palau de Congresos de Valencia

Valencia Conference Centre

Among the three best conference centres in the world

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Living Valencia

A large variety of

gastronomic, cultural, environmental and leisure possibilities

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Living Valencia

A large variety of

gastronomic, cultural, environmental and leisure possibilities