|The Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) is a public HEI (Higher Education Institution) offering modern degrees, according to the Bologna Process, and official postgraduate programmes, subject to educational quality control systems. Main scientific and technological domains are information and communication technologies, food and agricultural technologies, electric, electronic, mechanical and chemical engineering, and business sciences.|
UPV hosts nearly 30,000 students and employs over 4,000 people (teaching, research, and administrative staff). It is the first technological university in Spain according to international rankings (e.g. Shanghai Ranking of World Universities) and offers 39 undergraduate programmes, over 80 official Master’s degrees and 30 Doctorate programmes. Even though UPV focuses mainly on engineering and technical studies, it also hosts a Faculty of Fine Arts and a Faculty of Business Administration and Management. It receives every year over 1,800 exchange students and sends over 1,400 UPV students abroad under different mobility programmes.