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1 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA Campus of Alcoy Dr. Keith Stuart International Relations Coordinator

2 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA INTERNATIONALIZATION/Teaching Process of adapting all our 11 degree courses to the European Space for Higher Education UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA –Diploma Supplement –ECTS –Bachelors/Masters –ERASMUS MUNDUS

3 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA INTERNATIONALIZATION/Teaching MSc Industrial Management MA in Business Administration and Management MSc Material Science BSc Chemical Engineering BSc Computer Science BSc Electrical Engineering BSc Electronic Engineering BSc Industrial Design BSc Mechanical Engineering BSc Textile Engineering BSc Telecommunications Engineer UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA

4 INTERNATIONALIZATION/Mobility 70 bilateral agreements with European Universities More than 180 incoming Erasmus students in Summer program (2008) with Engineering Faculty, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA Numerous Latin American students: Argentina, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru Spanish for Foreigners classes UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA Mobility figures Campus of Alcoy, UPV

5 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA INTERNATIONALIZATION/Mobility

6 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA INTERNATIONALIZATION/Mobility UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA We send students to the following countries as well as to most European countries: Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom Canada USA Mexico Chile Brasil Argentina Australia Japan China

7 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA INTERNATIONALIZATION/Research International research projects Research groups with international partners Financial incentives to stimulate mobility of researchers Facilities given to researchers who want to spend several months with us or our researchers who want to spend 6 month periods or longer abroad (USA, Japan) UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA

8 INTERNATIONALIZATION/Research List of research groups: UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA Research Groups (Campus of Alcoy) Group Name 1Development of Advanced Telematics Applications Group 2Applied Communications in Thematic Networks Group (GATACA) 3Automatism Design Research Group (GIDAI) 4Advanced Oxidation Processes Group 5Electrocatalysis, Electrochemical Synthesis and Polymerization of Polymers Group 6Integral Management in the Textile Industry Group 7Financial Decisions and Company Productivity Group 8Territorial Knowledge Clusters Group 9Efficiency and Quality in Companies and Institutions Group 10Development of Industrial Computer Applications Group (GEDAII) 11Design of Water Ozonization Reactors Group 12Materials and Microfabrication Technologies Group 13Processing and Characterization of Plastic Materials Group 14Characterization of Astrophysical Interest Group 15Singularities Research Group 16Integration of Technologies in Control Engineering Group 17Research and Management Centre for Production Engineering 18Adapted Vehicles and Transport Engineering Group 19Data Analysis and Quality Engineering Group (GADIC) 20Industrial Electronic Systems Research Group 21Language Technologies Group (LTG ) 22Modelling and Simulation of Structures Group

9 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA INTERNATIONALIZATION/Companies 90% of our students find work within six months of finishing their degree. Students work in international companies such as Alcatel, Bayer, Nokia, Orange, Philips, Siemens, etc. UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA

10 INTERNATIONALIZATION/Companies 312 Companies and Institutions Collaborators 534 Company practical work placements in scholarships for students.

11 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA oORIENTATION AND SUPPORT TO STUDENTS –INTEGRA PROGRAM Orientation Week / Teacher and Student tutors for new students (PATU) –Student Workshops –Psychopedagogical consultancy (GOPU) TEACHER TRAINING –University Teachers Workshops for teachers Training for novel university teachers (PAU) Specialist in University Pedagogy (FIPPU) –Postgraduate Certificate in Secondary Education (225 students) TEACHER EVALUATION –Processing of teacher evaluations (student evaluation sheets) Institute of Educational Sciences (ICE)

12 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA INTERNATIONALIZATION Intercultural Dialogue UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA - We organize events so that international students can get to know each other and integrate into life at the UPV - Student Mentor Program (Spanish students look after foreign students) - We find accommodation for you

13 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA INTERNATIONALIZATION Connecting people UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA Wireless installation in the whole of the Campus High ratio of computers per student

14 UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA Hope to see you soon


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