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

  • 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 […]
  • Organic waste campaign
    Coinciding with the gradual appearance of brown bins on the Vera campus of the UPV, the university has organized an information campaign on issues related to organic waste. The campaign took place in June, and […]
  • New street furniture on the Vera campus
    Ten sets of outdoor tables and benches have been installed on the Vera campus, specifically in the vicinity of the Student House and the Nexus building (6G). This new urban furniture responds to the demand […]
  • CRUE-Sustainability meeting
    The Office of the Vice-rectorate for Sustainable Campus Development attended the CRUE-Sustainability sector commission held on June 2 and 3 at the Rey Juan Carlos University in Aranjuez. The central theme of this event has […]

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.