Vice-Rectorate for Sustainable Development of Campus

The vice-rectorate for sustainable development of the campus is responsible for the planning and execution of the infrastructures of the Universitat Politècnica de València. Likewise, it is in charge of the maintenance, improvement, and adaptation to savings and sustainability policies of its equipment, buildings, and facilities. The vice-rectorate is also responsible for coordinating and executing the institution’s environmental policies.

Among the functions of this vice-rectorate are those of planning and implementing the ecological transition project for the campuses of the Universitat Politècnica de València. The aim is to achieve neutrality in carbon emissions in the medium term, spread the culture of environmental awareness, and adapt the university space’s actions to criteria of environmental sustainability.

Areas

We count on highly qualified teams for the development of our objectives

Infrastructure and Space Management Area

The Infrastructures and Spaces Management Area develops the actions, programs and initiatives of the Office of the Vice-Rectorate for Sustainable Development of Campuses related to the built environment. The area’s director provides professional guidance and leadership in the management of […]

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Green Transition Area

The Green Transition Area develops the actions, programs and initiatives of the Vice President for Campus Sustainable Development related to environmental sustainability and greening of the institution. The director of the area provides professional guidance and leadership in the development […]

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Latest news

  • Energy consumption and containment measures
    As reported at the last Governing Council meeting on September 29, the Universitat Politècnica de València is facing high energy costs that far exceed the amount budgeted for 2022. (You can consult the report at […]
  • Grants for the installation of photovoltaic systems on the Vera campus
    This week the UPV has received the resolution of the grants presented last January 11. The awarded aid amounts to € 631,800 for a 972kW self-consumption photovoltaic installation on the Vera campus. The installation will […]
  • “Better Connections” – European Mobility Week at UPV
    The Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) participates, once again, in the European Mobility Week, which this year has as its motto “Better connections” and will be held from September 16 to 22. The aim is […]
  • Subsidies for energy rehabilitation of the 7A and 7G buildings
    The Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (Instituto Valenciano de Competitividad Empresarial, IVACE) has recently awarded two aids to the Universitat Politècnica de València within the Program for the Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings (PREE-IDAE). Both aids […]

Featured Programs and Initiatives

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Living Lab

UPV Living Lab is an on-campus laboratory created with the aim of accelerating the path towards carbon neutrality of the Universitat Politècnica de València and the city.

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Philosophy of Work

We strive to develop concrete and measurable aims

Mission

To promote the development of campus infrastructures, optimise available resources, preserve the environment, and guarantee the minimum ecological impact.

Vision

In 2030, the UPV must achieve neutrality in carbon emissions. For this purpose, the institution must demonstrate a continuous and progressive process that validates commitment and confidence in the challenge. 

Values

  • Responsibility
  • Efficiency
  • Communication
  • Objectivity
  • Transparency

Get to know the UPV campuses

Vera campus

The Vera campus is located north of the city of Valencia in a quiet environment that borders the orchards. More than 60 buildings spread out neatly around the Agora, the heart of university life. The green areas are over 108,000 m2 and house an open-air sculpture museum.

Gandia campus

The Gandia campus is located in Grao de Gandia. The centre has well-equipped laboratories for all specialities, a building with conference rooms and the main lecture hall, sports facilities, and a Learning and Research Resource Center (CRAI).

Alcoi campus

The Alcoi campus comprises several emblematic buildings dating from the era of industrialization. On the one hand, the Paseo del Viaducto building is located in the city’s centre, and less than a kilometre away. There are the old Ferrándiz and Carbonell factories, two large textile companies that today are the school’s headquarters. The campus also has a sports and research building, outdoor sports courts and green areas.