Cátedra UNESCO de Dirección Universitaria

Cátedra UNESCO de Dirección Universitaria
UNESCO Chair in HE
Year of foundation: 
1998
Member since: 
02/06/2015
UNESCO Chair in Higher Education Management
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech

Contact

Institutional postal address: 
Gran Capita, 2-4. Edf Nexus, despacho 103
Region: 
Europe
Country: 
Spain
City: 
Barcelona
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
(+34) 93 401 70 25
Institutional fax: 
(+34) 93 401 07 71

Mision / Vision

The mission of the UPC UNESCO Chair for Higher Education Management is to, “promote excellence in quality, innovation and social commitment at higher educational institutions through management training, debate, policy diffusion, study, counseling and knowledge management.”

 

Our motto is:

QUALITY, INNOVATION AND SOCIAL COMMITMENT

Goals

The objectives of the UPC. are based on internationalization, as it is Spain’s technical university with the highest number of international PhD students and Spain’s university with the highest number of international master’s degree students. The UPC. has a vision of innovation and talent in a global and highly competitive world.

Main activities

The main working areas we develop at CUDU are:

  • Strategic planning and management of universities.
  • University policy and higher education financing.
  • Innovative systems for the organization and management of universities.
  • University quality and evaluation.
  • University and regional development.
  • Teaching management and investigation.
  • Knowledge management in higher education institutions.
  • Corporative communication and marketing at universities.
  • Good governance and financial accountability at universities.

 

The Chair’s activities have been developed within the Technical University of Catalonia at local, national and international levels.

These activities are divided into:

  • Training.
  • Counseling and consulting.
  • Research.

Partners

  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Ajuntament de Barcelona