Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Research

We contribute to the development of science, technology and improved quality of life.

One of the objectives of the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona) is to become consolidated as a research university. Since it was founded in 1997, UIC Barcelona has been carrying out research and knowledge transfer plan, which has allowed it to become established in a competitive environment that is comparable to other universities of similar characteristics and dimensions.

 The Vice-Rectorate for Research, Innovation, and the Transfer of Knowledge (VRIT), through the Knowledge Transfer and Valorisation Centre, manages all activities related to the generation and transfer of knowledge in the University. VRIT is also responsible for the Doctoral School and the UIC Barcelona Library.

Research at UIC Barcelona focuses on Medical and Healthcare Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Architecture. 

The coordination of the research and knowledge transfer activities is undertaken in a network of research groups, company-sponsored Chairs and classrooms, and research institutes in all these fields of knowledge.

In order to undertake this mission, UIC Barcelona receives support from the Ministry of Science and Innovation, and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), funding from which is awarded for projects in knowledge transfer and valorisation offices in universities.

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Organisation

Research

Research at UIC Barcelona

Innovation

Innovation with a Social Impact Hub

Knowledge transfer

Point where the UIC joins companies and institutions to promote innovation

Committees

Find out more about the UIC Barcelona committees

Scientific Policy

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UIC Barcelona has been recognised with a HR seal of excellence (HR Excellence in Research). This seal, which is awarded by the General Directorate for Research and Innovation in the European Commission, distinguishes the universities and institutions that provide support to create an environment that is stimulating and favourable to research.

To carry out its research and knowledge transfer plan, UIC Barcelona has the support of the following institutions:

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