Young, prepared, competitive, and international.
Here is a comprehensive and detailed photograph of the main aspects of the Universitat Politècnica de València. Data that explains how and why, in just over 50 years, UPV has become the best technological university in Spain, according to the Shanghai ranking.
Vital and intellectual dynamism, arts, innovation, technological progress, entrepreneurial attitude, knowledge transference, internationalisation, and talent are the hallmarks of the Universitat Politècnica de València.
Society brings new local and global challenges that we face daily by innovating sustainably and effectively through research and technological development, even in disruptive ways. At our three campuses in Alcoy, Gandia, and Vera, the UPV offers innovation, commitment, and excellence in hybrid teaching spaces and state-of-the-art laboratories to incoming students from everywhere, allowing them to reach their professional and personal success. This combination of talent and personal attention makes us a university community without limits.
The Universitat Politècnica de València is my alma mater, a university that, in just over 50 years, has reached the top in excellence and commitment to society. That is why it is an honour and a privilege for me to grow this legacy by serving the institution as rector.
As inscribed on our crest, ex technica progressio, we trust in technology to achieve progress.
José E. Capilla Romá
Rector of the Universitat Politècnica de València
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The UPV is Spain’s leading technological university
According to the world reference in university education, the Shanghai Ranking.
University with the highest number of top graduates
Fifty-four CVs that are "mindblowing and proof of an exquisite training, the result of preparation and effort." Read more on this in The UPV in the Spanish Society for Academic Excellence (SEDEA)
Graduates who start studying again their degrees in UPV
What better than graduates themselves would choose UPV if they had to start over.
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UPV in detail
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UPV Strategic 2023-2027 pivots around 5 strategic goals: sustainability, innovation, relevance, vitality, and excellence (SIRVE)
University Ombuds Office
It is the figure responsible for safeguarding the rights and freedoms of members of the university community