The Universidad Politècnica de València (UPV) is a prestigious public institution providing modern and flexible degrees tailored to the needs of society. Its academic community comprises 36,823 students, almost 2,661 lecturers and researchers, and 1,422 administration and services professionals.
The UPV stands out in technological research in numerous areas, in terms of patents, technology licensing and R&D research cooperation agreements with companies. It has three fully equipped campuses. One in the city of Valencia (Vera) and the other two in Alcoy and Gandia. The Vera Campus covers around 840.191 m2 and is almost 2 km long. It is a pedestrian campus with over 123.510 m2 of green areas. The cafeterías, terraces, kiosks, banks and other establishments are meant to make day-to-day university life more comfortable. The UPV has also excellent sports facilities.
The UPV organises over 1,800 courses a year in all specialties so that each student is able to shape their curriculum to meet their interests, and has signed agreements with 549 different universities, under which students have the possibility of spending a semester in one of the 71 countries worldwide: not only in Europe, but also in the US, Japan, China, Australia, Canada and Latin America.