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 and further development of the 8th Higher Education in the World Report.

Before working at ACUP-GUNi, Sampayo worked as social researcher in the field of public administration and local policies and had professional training in international relationships. She 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