The Universitat Politècnica de València is a public, dynamic and innovative institution dedicated to research and teaching that, while maintaining strong links with the social environment in which it operates, opts for a strong presence abroad.
The UPV trains people to enhance their skills; it researches and generates knowledge, with quality, rigor and ethics, in the fields of science, technology, art and business, with the aim of promoting the integral development of society and contributing to its technological, economic and cultural progress.
Its community is made up of more than 28,000 students, 3,600 professors and researchers and 1,500 administrative and service professionals distributed among its three campuses located in Alcoy, Gandia and Valencia.
At present, the UPV is made up of 13 university centers, of which 9 are higher technical schools, 2 are faculties and another 2 are higher polytechnic schools; 42 Departments, 20 University Research Institutes, and 26 of its own research structures. It also has a Doctoral School and 3 affiliated centers (Florida Universitaria, Berklee College of Music and EDEM Business School).