Marina Sampayo

GUNi - Global University Network for innovation
Project Officer

CV summary

Marina Sampayo joined the Catalan Association for Public Universities (ACUP) and the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) as Project Officer in December 2021. She is involved in the edition of the 7th Higher Education in the World Report.

Before working at ACUP-GUNi, Marina worked as social researcher at Fundació Carles Pi i Sunyer in the field of public administration and local policies, she did an internship at the Permanent Delegation of Spain to UNESCO and as conference co-organiser in the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB).

Marina holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (UPF-UAM-UC3M), as well as a Master’s in Social Policy, Employment and Welfare (UAB). She has also been involved in Erasmus+ projects and volunteered locally and abroad for non-profit organizations in the socio-educational field.


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

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government