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Vision and Mission


The Barcelona Knowledge Campus (BKC) will be: 

  • An international benchmark in teaching, research, knowledge transfer,innovation, and lifelong learning.
  • focal point for university life, socially integrated into the local environment, providing quality services and a policy of sustainable development which permeates all spheres of action.
  • A key player in the promotion of social, economic, and business activity both in Spain and in Western Europe, by means of its consolidation as a strategic axis of scientific and technological development.


The Barcelona Knowledge Campus (BKC) will direct its activities towards achieving international excellence through:

  • The shared skills and complementing strengths of the strategic alliance of the UB andUPC, their associated research and innovation organizations, and the social and governmental stakeholders involved in the proposal.
  • Active involvement in changing the economic model through the generation of new activities based on innovation and knowledge.
  • The attraction and stimulation of talent.
  • An integrated model committed to its local environment which promotes the sustainable development of society.
  • Comprehensive internationalization.
  • Student-centred teaching processes.