International relations

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is present in over 130 countries in five continents thanks to the agreements and alliances with prestigious universities and institutions all over the world promoted by the UPC Abroad programme.


The UPC offers courses taught in English, joint degrees with international universities and student mobility programmes, and is renowned the world over for education in engineering, architecture and science.


The UPC leads European research projects, is a member of the main international research and education networks, and coordinates five UNESCO chairs.

Development cooperation Obriu l'enllaç en una finestra nova 

The UPC’s international profile is also made evident by the participation of its members in development cooperation projects and initiatives. See the initiatives on the map.


The European Union has awarded the UPC the Erasmus Charterobriu en una finestra nova, which makes it eligible to participate in the Erasmus+ call for proposals and to receive funds for the various actions included in the programme up to 2020.

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