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Technical University of Catalonia

General profile

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya ·  (UPC) Spain, is a public research and higher education institution that specialises in engineering, architecture and science, and is one of the leading technical universities in Europe. It has almost 30,000 undergraduate students. Every year, 5,000 students graduate with bachelor’s or master’s degrees, and 270 with doctoral degrees. It is one of the top European universities for technology transfer and the top university in Spain for registered patents and the creation of spin-offs. It has collaboration agreements with more than 2,000 companies.

In 2011, the UPC’s income for R&D activities and technology transfer was 78 million euros.

It has 8 campuses in Catalonia and premises in 130 countries on five continents. It has been recognised by the Spanish Ministry of Education as an International Campus of Excellence for its projects Barcelona Knowledge Campus and Energy Campus.

UPC have a master in Nuclear Engineering  (MNE) of 90 ECTS, and the European Master in Nuclear Energy (EMINE) of 120 ETCS both 100% in English. With students from: Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Lebanon, Mauritius, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Spain , Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA


UPC ANT have more that 25 years of experience in education and research in Fusion Technology.

UPC-ANT is currently developing two courses on Fusion Technology one for bachelor level 4.5 ECTS and another one for master level  4.5 ECTS. In both there are experts from Fusion For Energy that collaborate as invited conferences.



Research profile

UPC have research experience in:

  • Fusion Technology
  • Plasma physics
  • High performance computing
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Safety studies in ITER and DEMO
  • Nuclear Technology
  • Neutronics
  • Thermohydraulics
  • Nuclear Instrumentation
  • Robotics
  • Numerical analysis
  • Numeric computation
  • Electric engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communications


Technical University of Catalonia

Advanced Nuclear Technologies (ANT)
School of Engineering of Barcelona (ETSEIB),
Technical University of Catalunya (UPC)
Avda. Diagonal 647, 08028 Barcelona, SPAIN
Contact person
Contact person
Shimpei Futatani