The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a university with a consolidated worldwide reputation and an international vision that generates technological innovation and attracts talent. An appealing range of educational programs has positioned the University as a welcoming place for the exchange of knowledge, with more than 2,000 foreign students from all over the world enrolling each year. The alliance is set to open a new door of opportunities for students of both the universities with research and innovation objectives.
The URV was created in 1991 by the Parliament of Catalonia from the already existing university faculties and schools and offers postgraduate diplomas, doctorates and masters’ degrees. At the URV they train professionals under the precepts of European harmonization, a key factor for opening the doors to a world of work without frontiers.
The University of Salamanca (Spanish: Universidad de Salamanca) is a Spanish higher education institution, located in the town of Salamanca, west of Madrid, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It was founded in 1134 and given the Royal charter of foundation by King Alfonso IX in 1218. It is the oldest founded university in Spain and the fourth oldest European university in continuous operations. The formal title of "University" was granted by King Alfonso X in 1254 and recognized by Pope Alexander IV in 1255.