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2 THE UdG IN NUMBERS 2013 Faculties and schools School of Doctoral Studies Departments Research institutes Affiliated schools Chairs 9 1 24 11 7 25 2013-2014 academic year Bachelor’s programmes Official UdG master’s programmes UdG-specific master’s programmes Doctoral degree programmes 41 40 29 11 Students 15.056 Official students* 1.777 Continuing education students Teaching and research staff members ** Administrative and service staff members ** Budget for 2013 Government of Catalonia funding in 2013 *** 16.833 1.155 571 87.103.529 € 48.337.999 € * Bachelor’s degrees, 1st and 2nd cycle, university master’s degrees and doctoral degrees ** On 31 December 2012 *** UdG forecast

3 TEACHING 2013-2014 BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES > Architecture > Agri-Food Engineering > Construction Engineering > Automation and Industrial Electronics Engineering > Electrical Engineering > Computer Engineering > Mechanical Engineering > Chemical Engineering > Industrial Technology Engineering > Nursing > Environmental Sciences > Biology > Biotechnology > Chemistry > Business Administration and Management > Accounting and Finance > Economics > Political and Administrative Sciences > Criminology > Law > Social Education > Early Childhood Education > Primary School Education > Education > Psychology > Social Work > Cultural Communication > Philosophy > Geography, Town and Country Planning and Environmental Management > History > History of Art > Catalan Language and Literature > Spanish Language and Literature > Medicine > Tourism > Advertising and Public Relations NEW PROGRAMMES 2013-2014 ACADEMIC YEAR Dual degrees > Industrial Technology Engineering with Business Administration and Management > Electrical Engineering with Automation and Industrial Electronic Engineering > Economics with Business Administration and Management > Teacher in Early Childhood Education with Teacher in Primary Education > Biology with Biotechnology > Biology with Environmental Sciences > Tourism > Advertising and Public Relations > Audiovisual and Multimedia Production > Marketing > Physiotherapy > Physical Activity and Sport Sciences > Hotel and Tourism Management AFFILIATED SCHOOLS

4  Polytechnic School  Faculty of Science  Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences  Faculty of Law  Faculty of Arts  Faculty of Medicine  Faculty of Tourism  Faculty of Education and Psychology  Faculty of Nursing  School of Doctoral Studies  ERAM University School (Salt)  EUSES University School of Health and Sport (Salt)  EUHT University School of Sant Pol de Mar (Sant Pol de Mar)  CETA University School of Tourism (Barcelona)  Euroaula University School of Tourism (Barcelona)  Formatic-Barna University School of Tourism (Barcelona)  Mediterrani University School of Tourism (Barcelona) AFFILIATED SCHOOLS TEACHING 2013-2014

5 UNIVERSITY MASTER’S Experimental Sciences and Sustainability > Master’s in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine > Master’s in Water Science and Technology (CTA) > Master’s in Environmental Change: Analysis and Management Human and Cultural Sciences > Master’s in Communication and Cultural Studies > Master’s in Teaching Spanish and Catalan as Second Languages > Master’s in Local Cultural Heritage Management > Master’s in Introduction to Research in the Humanities. History, Art, Philosophy, Language and Literature Social, Educational and Health Sciences > Master’s in Compulsory Secondary Education, Upper Secondary Education, Vocational Training and Foreign Language Teaching > Master’s in Education for Diversity in an Inclusive School and Society > Master’s in Health Promotion > Master’s in Psychology and Quality of Life > Master’s in Work, Labour Relations and Human Resources Technology > Master’s in Food Biotechnology > Master’s in Smart Cities > Master’s in Industrial Engineering > Master’s in Information Technologies and Automation (MTIA) Tourism, Law and Business > Master’s in Advocacy > Master’s in Tourism Management and Planning > Master’s in Tort Law > Master’s in Cultural Tourism > Joint Master’s in Planning and Policies for Cities, the Environment and the Landscape > Master’s in Mechanics of Material and Structures > Master’s in Business Innovation and Technology Management (BITM) > Master’s in Advanced Catalysis and Molecular Modelling > Erasmus Mundus European Master’s in Vision and Robotics (VIBOT) > Erasmus Mundus European Master’s in Tourism Management (EMTM) MASTER’S IN ENGLISH > Joint Master’s in Youth and Society (MIJS)* > Joint Master’s in Applied Chromatographic Techniques > Joint Master’s in Cognitive Science and Language > Joint Master’s in Citizenship and Human Rights: Ethics and Politics > Joint Master’s in Analytical Philosophy > Joint Master’s in European Medieval Identity > Joint Master’s in Challenges of Contemporary Philosophy > Joint Master’s in Visual Arts and Education: A Constructionist Approach > Joint Master’s in Women, Gender and Citizenship Studies > Joint Master’s in Cultural Management > Joint Master’s in Psychosocial Intervention (MIPS) > Joint Master’s in Educational Psychology (MIPE) > Joint Master’s in Integrated Pest Management > Joint Master’s in Criminology and Penal Execution JOINT MASTER’S * Coordinated by the UdG

6 DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES > Water Science and Technology > Environment > Chemistry > Molecular Biology, Biomedicine and Health > Technology > Law, Economics and Business (UdG-UVic) > Tourism (UdG-UIB) > Human, Heritage and Cultural Studies > Psychology, Health and Quality of Life > Education > Art and Education (UdG-UB) > Educational Psychology (UdG-UB-UAB-URL)

7 7th place in the teaching quality ranking of Spanish universities (CYD 2011) > Support to achieve level B2.1 in third languages. > Practical placements in all degrees. > Support for the tutorial programme. BACHELOR’S DEGREES

8 MASTER’S DEGREES > Free entrepreneurial training for all master’s students > Quality management system approved by AQU (integrated in bachelor’s and doctoral degrees)

9 DOCTORAL DEGREES DOCTORAL UdG Grants: 1.152.020 € Research Grants (BR) 231.718 € Research Group Grants (BRGR) Catalan Government grants: 734.524 € Research Training Grants (FI) Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport Grants 514.845 € University Teacher Training Grants (FPU) 330.381 € Research Staff Training Grants (FPI) 25.497 € Predoctoral Health Research Training Grants (PFIS)

10 CONTINUING EDUCATION Continuing education is organised through the University Foundation Girona: Innovation and Training and is certified according to the quality assurance standard ISO 9001:2008. * Includes only UdG-specific master’s, postgraduate diplomas, postgraduate courses, specialisation diplomas and specialisation courses. Enrolment on 28 January 2013. ** Enrolment on 28 January 2013.

11 STUDENTS STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS Àligues i Aligots: University of Girona Rugby Friends of the UdG Theatre Group Catalan Association of Engineers Without Borders Association of Friends of the Christian Centre of University Students of Girona (CCU) Association of Student Physiotherapists (AFEE) of the University School of Health and Sport (EUSES) Association of Health Science Students (AECS-Girona) Association of Philosophy Students of Girona (ASSOFIA) Association of Medical Students (AEMUdG) Association of Students of Psychology Research and Promotion (ARPP) Association of Industrial Engineering Students (AEdI) PostScriptum - UdG Alumni Association Association for the Development of the Àliga Project of the Polytechnic School UdGeeks Association University Association of Occitan Culture (AUCOC-UdG) UdG Rowing Association Sin Vergüenza University Association University of Girona Manga Club (AMU) Xoriguers, UdG Human Tower Group Students form Catalan Countries Coordinating Committee (CEPC) The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE Girona) Association of Research Staff in Training affiliated with the UdG (UdG.Doc) GRANTS AND FINANCIAL AID 2012-2013 11.111.690 € 507.403 € 571.682 € 482.286 € 72.900 € Various MECD grants Government of Catalonia Equitat grants AGAUR tuition loans Mobility grants (Erasmus, Seneca and Drac) Department collaboration grants

12 RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER RESEARCH INSTITUTES Research Institutes > Institute of Catalan Language and Culture (1985) > Institute of Aquatic Ecology (1987) > Institute of Computational Chemistry (1993) > Institute of Food and Agricultural Technology (1996) > Institute of Informatics and Applications (1996) > Quality of Life Research Institute (1997) > Institute of the Environment (1997) > Tourism Research Institute (2010) > Institute of Historical Research (2008) > Institute of Educational Research (2008) > Institute of European and Comparative Private Law (2009) Research Centres of Catalonia (CERCA)-University of Girona: > ICRA: Catalan Institute for Water Research > Catalan Institute for Cultural Heritage Research > IdIBGi: Biomedical Research Institute of Girona PROJECTS AND FUNDING 35 projects of the 7th European Framework Programme 109 research projects from the Ministry of Science and Innovation / Economic Affairs and Competitiveness (active projects in 2012) 42 Catalan Government-Supported Research Groups (2009-2013) 36 other wide-ranging research projects (CENIT, CDTI, INNPRONTA, INNPACTO, AVANZA, CIBER) (2010-2012) 2 Starting Grants del European Research Council 5 time participant in Consolider projects RESULTS 642 articles in journals indexed in the ISI Web of Knowledge (2012) 53% in the 1st quartile items (2001-2010, according to ISI Rankings of Spanish Universities) 48 research books (2012) 219 book chapters (2012) 14 researchers ICREA, Ramón y Cajal o ICREA Academia Awards 235 predoctoral grants (2012) 95 doctoral theses (2012) TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER 11 TECNIO groups 6 patents (2 national y 4 international), 4 licenced patents 22 technology companies

13 THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK OF THE UdG Supporters: University of Girona, Girona Provincial Council, City of Girona, Girona Chamber of Commerce, Federation Business Organisations of Girona (FOEG). Some data 75.000 m2 total area 40.000 m2 developed area 6 buildings, of which 5 are in operation: Jaume Casademont, Business Centre, Narcís Monturiol, H2O, Underwater Robotics Research Centre 35 Research Groups and Centres for Research and Technology, including: > 11 TECNIO centres of the UdG > 3 CERCA centres with UdG participation: ICRA, ICRPC, IdIBGi > Research Technical Services of the UdG > Technology centres: BDigital, ASCAMM > Spurna i Bloom Centres, dedicated to 3D imagery 100 companies located in the Park, including: > Several UdG spin-offs > A company listed on the Alternative Stock Market > Hewlett Packard Centre for Innovation and Application Modernization 20 entities providing services, including the first business accelerator of the Start-up Catalonia programme 1.300 people working in the Park More than 250 annual events related to science, technology and innovation, bringing together over 14.000 people Services: 3 restaurants, 3 auditoriums for a combined capacity of 580 people, 8 meeting rooms, 2 seminar rooms, etc. 10 advantages for users of the Park > Technological opportunities and technology transfer services > R&D and technology funding > Access to qualified personnel > Entrepreneurial environment > Internationalisation of technology >Technology platforms > Networking > Technology clustering and technological specialisation > Dissemination of science and technology > Space

14 THE UdG IN THE REGION UdG ACTIONS IN MUNICIPALITIES The 25 chairs of the University of Girona are present in 12 municipalities in the region. Closely related to cultural institutions and facilities and businesses, the chairs provide powerful means to disseminate scientific knowledge in all fields.

15 CHAIR ACTIVITIES 2012 Contemporary Art and Culture Young Entrepreneurs Chamber of Commerce Chair of Family Enterprise Scientific Culture and Digital Communication Legal Culture Mediterranean Coastal Ecosystems Water Engineering, Systems and Processes Sport and Physical Education Maritime Studies Ferrater Mora Chair of Contemporary Though Geography and Territorial Thinking Immigration, Rights and Citizenship Joan Vinyoli de Poesía Contemporánea Josep Pla Lluís Santaló Chair of Applied Mathematics Cardiovascular Diseases Boada Xifra Manel Chair of Research and Innovation in Flexible Packaging Transformation Technology Maria Angels Anglada Chair of Literary Heritage Martí Casals Chair of Medicine and Health in Rural Areas Health Promotion Safety and Health at Work Girona Smart City UNESCO Chair of Sustainable Human Development UNESCO Chair of Cultural Policies and Cooperation Walter Benjamin Chair of Memory and Exile Figueres Girona Torroella de Montgrí Girona Banyoles Palamós Girona Olot Girona Sta. Coloma de Farners Palafrugell Girona Girona (UdG)- Barcelona (UPC) Girona/Figueres Sant Feliu de Guíxols/ Castell-Platja d’Aro/Sta. Cristina d’Aro Girona La Jonquera-Portbou References in the media Conferences and seminars General publications Courses Awards and prizes 679 158 177 54 3 CHAIRS UdG Les Preses Business Centre Pla de l’Estany Business Centre - El Niu Consortium of Regional Business Incubators of the Province of Girona Nexes, Business incubators and Forallac Business Centre Celrà Business Incubator L’Escala Business Incubator Ripoll Business Incubator Sant Feliu de Guíxols Business Incubator Sant Joan de les Abadesses Business Incubator CONSORTIUM OF BUSINESS INCUBATORS The Network of Business Incubators facilitates company-university ties and complements the work undertaken in the Science and Technology Park.

16 UdG INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS IN 2012-2013 Over 240 actions Between 239 and 60 actions Between 30 and 60 actions Less than 30 actions Including student mobility, PDI and PAS financial aid recipients, research, academic and international development cooperation projects. Detailed information at

17 UdG INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS IN 2012-2013 Member of 24 international networks and associations > EUA (European University Association) > ACA (Academic Cooperation Association) > AUIP (Iberoamerican Association of Postgraduate Universities) > (Compostela Group of Universities) > EAIE (European Association for International Education) > EMUNI (Euromediterranean University) Internationalisation activities MOOCs and OpenCourseWare 14 new European agreements (2012) 18 new international agreements (2012) 617 international research activities (2012) International Projects > 29 international research projects > More than 25 academic projects (INTERREGS, TEMPUS, ERASMUS, EUROTOWNS UNIVERSITIES, International Bridges with Brazil) > More than 25 cooperation for development projects with countries such as Haiti, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Burkina Faso and Morocco CROSS-BORDER PROJECTS Cultur Pro Transversalis Etfersaso Catalan Cross-border Euro-Institute Res’pir

18 INNOVATION TO FACE GLOBAL CHALLENGES EURO-MEDITERRANEAN TOURISM AND WATER CAMPUS Vision Convert the Girona-Balearic Islands hub, through the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Cross-Border Research and Higher Education Pole, into an international benchmark for innovation in sustainable tourism and water management, and to create out of it a connection node for important scientific collaborations in existing areas of excellence. Mission Create two real innovation ecosystems, represented by all sectors: academic, public and business. Carry out activities within the key parts of these ecosystems with most regional impact, to face global and local challenges, and promote excellence in training, research and development, and knowledge transfer. Become a key factor in efforts to increase competitiveness and create new opportunities in any of the social and economic sectors of ecosystems. 4 lines of specialisation: > Water > Sustainable tourism > Physics, computing and applications > Food and health Strategic objectives e-Sustainability Respond to the challenges in tourism and water management development and sustainability. e-Internationalisation Strengthen the international campus. e-Employability Increase the opportunities to create employment. e-Campus Facilitate network-based collaboration among stakeholders. Strategic Plan The new emphasis of the Plan, thanks to the support of the “La Caixa” Foundation, represents a strategic commitment to development, focused on stimulating sustainable economic growth based on improved training, care for the environment and the promotion of innovative capabilities.

19 CROSS-BORDER ACTIONS Objective: Strengthen cooperation between the participating universities and improve their regional impact. Our immediate challenges: > Legally incorporate the PRES-PM EGTC. > MIRO Project: Interdisciplinary master’s programme through the Grouping of Economic and University Organisations in the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Region. > Promote synergies in priority areas, especially in research: inland waters and marine sciences, tourism sustainability, renewable energies, Catalan language and culture, health sciences and social sciences. > Promote the mobility of teachers and students. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRES-PM EGTC Students Teachers and researchers faculties and schools Research centres and institutes undergraduate programmes Official master’s programmes Doctoral programmes 42.624 3.664 29 62 171 79 76

20 UdG LIBRARY DOCUMENTARY COLLECTIONS AND PERSONAL LIBRARIES The Antecessores Collection The Prudenci and Aurora Bertrana Collection The Manuel Brunet Collection The Maritime Studies Collection The Joaquim Franch Collection The Josep Ferrater Mora Collection The History of Education Collection The Catalan Institute of Natural History (ICHN) Collection The Exiled Teachers from Catalonia Collection The Raimon Panikkar Collection The Modest Prats Collection The Chair for Health Promotion Collection The Sanchez-Babot Collection The Luis Santalo Collection The Christopher Small Collection The Robert Brian Tate Collection The Jaume Vicens Vives Collection The Pierre Vilar Collection The Lluís Pallí Collection The Salomó Marquès Collection The UdG Library was fifth in the ranking of university libraries published by Universia in 2008. Ranking of the quality of Spanish university libraries: “Spanish university libraries under the microscope”. SPACES AND FACILITIES m2 of public space individual places places and rooms for group work m of shelves Resource Center for Learning and Research (CRAI) occupancy hours computers 99 laptop computers for loan 10.141 1.767 364 16.164 1.480 402 THE LIBRARY IN NUMBERS COLLECTION books electronically accessible articles databases digital documents in the repository network dissertations (TDR) 390.000+ 100,000,000 100+ 16,000 550+ LIBRARY USE training and welcome course participants books borrowed laptops loaned articles downloaded from the digital library database queries 2,000+ 180,000+ 35,000+ 250,000+ 385,000+

21 TECHNICAL RESEARCH SERVICES The UdG’s Technical Research Services (STR) are general university scientific and technical services (1,330 m2). This service aims to provide technical and instrumental support for university research and teaching, and also for the public or private companies making up the regional industrial fabric. Statistical Consulting (UAE) > Timely advice > Studies > Training Chemical and Structural Analysis (UAQiE) > Infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) > Organic elemental analysis (OEA) > Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) > Microwave digestion techniques (MW) > Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) > X-ray powder diffraction analysis (RX) > X-ray crystallography diffraction analysis (RX) Thermal Analysis (UAT) > Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) > Microcalorimeter (MC) > Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) > Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) > Dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) > Evolved gas analysis (EGA) Biotechnology and Biomedicine (UBB) > Confocal microscopy > Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) > Real-time quantitative PCR (Q-PCR) > Sequencing and analysis of DNA fragments Microscopy > Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) > Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) > Energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX) > Optical microscopy Mass Spectrometry (EMU) > Gas chromatography with FID detection (GC-FID) > Gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC-MS) > Liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS) > High-resolution mass spectrometry (Q-TOF)


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