Francisco de Vitoria University

Universidad Francisco de Vitoria
HE Institution
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
Francisco de Vitoria University
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
Universidad Francisco de Vitoria


Institutional postal address: 
Universidad Francisco de Vitoria Carretera de Pozuelo a Majadahonda km 1,800 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid, Spain)
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
+34 91 351 03 03

Mission / Vision

The UFV has as its Mission to be a university community which seeks out truth and the good and that, through its teaching and leadership, promotes the Christian transformation for our society and culture.

The UFV Vision for 2023 sets the challenge to be a reference in person-centered disciplines and professions. This challenge means to be a university of transforming and transdisciplinary scientific excellence in both degree and postgraduate courses, with lecturers and methodologies focused on the sciences centered around the person and with innovative and competitive research.


The current strategic plan spans from 2018 to 2023, and has 12 main strategic foci:

Creating an academic community of excellence to contribute to our Mission.
Development of a person-centered University management model
Talent detection and attraction
Rethinking University Disciplines
Plan for University Pastoral
Development of a University Accompaniment model
Plan for Humanities in the curricula
Innovative learning plan
 On-line educational offer
 Postgraduate programmes development

Main activities

For many years now, the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria has been developing research programmes in search of excellence and focused on service to society. Our objective is to obtain results that help our students deal with the anthropological implications of the various research projects in all areas of knowledge.

UFV is organized into 7 Academic Faculties and several Academics Units:

Faculty of Communication, Media and Design
Faculty of Social, Economic and Juridical Sciences
Faculty of Education and Psychology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Experimental Sciences


  • 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