Polytechnic University of Valencia

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Technical University of Valencia
Universitat Politècnica de València
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia - Portada.jpg
Established 1971
Type Public
Budget €350 million (2012)[1]
President Francisco Mora
Academic staff 2,600[2]
Admin. staff 1,700[2]
Students 37,800[2]
Location Valencia, Spain
39°28′53.95″N 0°20′37.71″W / 39.4816528°N 0.3438083°W / 39.4816528; -0.3438083Coordinates: 39°28′53.95″N 0°20′37.71″W / 39.4816528°N 0.3438083°W / 39.4816528; -0.3438083
Website www.upv.es

The Technical University of Valencia (Valencian: Universitat Politècnica de València, UPV; IPA: [univeɾsiˈtat poliˈtɛŋnika ðe vaˈlensia], Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia) is a Spanish university located in Valencia, with a focus on science and technology. It was founded in 1968 as the Higher Polytechnic School of Valencia and became a university in 1971, but some of its schools are more than 100 years old.

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The Universitat Politècnica de València consists of five campuses (Camí de Vera, Blasco Ibáñez, Gandia, Alcoy, and Xàtiva) and 14 schools and faculties: Faculty of Business Administration and Management, Faculty of Fine Arts, Higher Polytechnic School of Alcoy, Higher Polytechnic School of Gandia, School of Agricultural Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Architecture, School of Building Management, School of Civil Engineering, School of Design Engineering, School of Engineering in Geodesy, School of Cartography and Surveying, School of Industrial Engineering, School of Rural Environments and Enology, and School of Telecommunications Engineering.

The university offers 48 Bachelor and Master, and 81 Doctoral degrees.

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Budget 2012" (in Spanish). Polytechnic University of Valencia. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "History". Polytechnic University of Valencia. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 

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