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Technical University of Valencia

Technical University of Valencia
Universitat Politècnica de València
AffiliationVives network
ENHANCE Alliance
Budget€405 million (2023)[1]
RectorJosé E. Capilla Romá
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Location, ,
39°28′53.95″N 0°20′37.71″W / 39.4816528°N 0.3438083°W / 39.4816528; -0.3438083
University rankings
Global – Overall
ARWU World[3]401–500 (2023)
QS World[4]=476 (2024)
THE World[5]601–800 (2024)
USNWR Global[6]=570 (2023)

The Technical University of Valencia (Valencian: Universitat Politècnica de València; IPA: [univeɾsiˈtat poliˈtɛɡnika ðe vaˈlensi.a], Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia), shortened to UPV, is a Spanish university located in Valencia, with a focus on science, technology, and arts. It was founded in 1968 as the Higher Polytechnic School of Valencia and became a university in 1971, but some of its schools are more than 100 years old.


The Polytechnic University of Valencia consists of three campuses: (Valencia, Gandia and Alcoy) and 13 schools and faculties: School of Civil Engineering (1972), School of Architecture (1972), School of Industrial Engineering (1972), School of Agricultural Engineering and the Environment (1972), School of Building Engineering (1972), School of Design Engineering (1972), Higher Polytechnic School of Alcoi (1972), Faculty of Fine Arts (1978), School of Informatics (1982), School of Telecommunication Engineering (1989), Higher Polytechnic School of Gandia (1993), School of Engineering in Geodesy, Cartography and Surveying (1994), and Faculty of Business Administration and Management (1999).

The university offers 53 bachelor's and master's degrees and 32 doctoral programs.

Notable alumni

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ "Budget 2023". Technical University of Valencia. Retrieved 27 December 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "History". Polytechnic University of Valencia. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  3. ^ "ARWU World University Rankings 2034". Retrieved 26 August 2022.
  4. ^ "QS World University Rankings 2024". 19 June 2023. Retrieved 26 August 2023.
  5. ^ "World University Rankings". 6 August 2023. Retrieved 26 August 2023.
  6. ^ "U.S. News Education: Best Global Universities 2022-23". Retrieved 23 November 2023.
  7. ^ Feldman, Amy (4 October 2019). "HP's New CEO Enrique Lores Will Steer A Smaller Printer Company". Forbes. Retrieved 2 November 2019.

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