HR Excellence in Research


The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech (UPC) adhered in 2013 to the European Researcher's Charter and Code and has a strategic policy plan for its employees (2022-2025) and a HR action plan for researchers (Action Plan 2023-2025) to create the best conditions for developing an academic career.

In 2017, the University obtained recognition from the European Commission for HR Excellence in Research and certification from the HR Excellence in Research program.

Laboratorio de Nanotecnología

Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Strategy and action plan to improve researchers' selection and working conditions at the UPC, following the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

UPC is committed to continuously improving its staff selection and working conditions

Laboratorio CREB

The careers of Teaching and Research Staff (PDI) and Research Staff (PI) at the UPC

Access and recruitment, working conditions, reception services, support and training for UPC researchers.

An open, transparent, and merit-based recruitment policy

Rectorado UPC. Jardines de Torre Girona

Get to know the UPC

A public university specializing in engineering, architecture, science, and technology located in Barcelona and its area of influence. Rooted in the territory and with a high level of internationalization, it is one of the most prestigious polytechnics in Europe.

The UPC maintains a strong link with the production environment and the territory