Facts & figures

This site is intended to offer an insight into our institution, the results we achieve with the resources allocated to us by society, and the main actions we carry out each academic year. As you explore its pages, you'll find detailed information on our recent activity. On this page, we also present the key indicators.

info.pngMain indicators for 2016-2017 academic year

UPC Community

  • 23,369  bachelor's students
  • 2,157 doctoral degree students
  • 5,338 master's degree students
  • 2,775 lifelong learning students
  • 3,066 teaching and research staff members
  • 1,942 administrative and service staff members
  • 54,440 UPC Alumni members
  • 559 doctoral theses defended
  • 1,366 graduated of master's degrees
  • 5,695 graduated of bachelor's degree and 1st-and-2nd cycles

Knowledge

  • 65 bachelor's degrees 2017-2018
  • 73 master's programmes 2017-2018
  • 49 doctoral programmes 2017-2018
  • 238 continuing education programmes
  • 51 patents
  • 25 companies with technological basis where UPC is involved, 3 founded last year
  • 138 scientific and technical awards received
  • 2,131 articles published in scientific journals
  • 58,812,633 € turnover for R&D projects (2016)
  • 1,068 new agreements and research projects

UPC in the World

  • 4,884 students participating in educational cooperation agreements with companies
  • 12 company chairs and classrooms
  • 12 companies created last year
  • 2,494 companies and other entities that have signed collaboration agreements with the UPC
  • 48 international double-degree agreements with 36 universities
  • 2,828 students in international mobility programmes
  • 1,414 UPC students
  • 1,414 mobility students at UPC
  • 19 NGOs and development cooperation projects
  • 58 development cooperation projects in 27 countries
  • 12 international networks with the UPC as a member
  • 4 UNESCO Chairs