Host Institution

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is the technical university of Catalonia with its base campus located in the city of Barcelona. It is one of the largest technical universities of southern EU, with over 30,000 students spanning all levels from undergraduate to PhD, and employing over 2,500 faculty. Its leadership in research and innovation projects, the rigour of its researchers and its network of cutting-edge facilities and equipment are the basis of the UPC’s positions in the main international scientific output rankings.

The Mathematics Department of UPC is one of its largest departments, and hosts strong research groups in dynamical systems and Partial Differential Equations, among others. The research group in dynamical systems is involved in the activities of the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics (BGSMath), which is a platform that coordinates the mathematical academic activities and PhD programmes of the three public universities within the area of Barcelona that have mathematics departments (UB, UAB and UPC).