Technical University of Valencia

The Polytechnic University of Valencia (Valencian: Universitat Politècnica de València, UPV; IPA: [univeɾsiˈtat poliˈtɛŋnika ðe vaˈlensia], Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia) is a Spanish university located in Valencia, with a focus on science and technology. 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.

Polytechnic University of Valencia
Universitat Politècnica de València
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia - Portada.jpg
TypePublic
Established1971
Budget€350 million (2012)[1]
PresidentFrancisco Mora
Academic staff
2,600[2]
Administrative staff
1,700[2]
Students37,800[2]
Location,
39°28′53.95″N 0°20′37.71″W / 39.4816528°N 0.3438083°W / 39.4816528; -0.3438083Coordinates: 39°28′53.95″N 0°20′37.71″W / 39.4816528°N 0.3438083°W / 39.4816528; -0.3438083
Websitewww.upv.es

CharacteristicsEdit

The Universitat Politècnica de València consists of three campuses: (Valencia, Gandia and Alcoy) and 14 schools and faculties: Faculty of Business Administration and Management, Faculty of Fine Arts, Higher Polytechnic School of Alcoy, Higher Polytechnic School of Gandia, School of Agricultural Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Architecture, School of Building Management, School of Civil Engineering, School of Design Engineering, School of Engineering in Geodesy, School of Cartography and Surveying, School of Industrial Engineering, School of Rural Environments and Enology, and School of Telecommunications Engineering.

The university offers 48 bachelor's and master's degrees, and 81 doctoral degrees.

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Budget 2012" (PDF) (in Spanish). Polytechnic University of Valencia. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "History". Polytechnic University of Valencia. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  3. ^ 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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