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May 6, 2016

Vives Network Summer Courses 2016

The Vives Network (Xarxa Vives) is a non-profit institution that represents and coordinates the joint action in higher education, research and culture of 21 universities from 4 different European countries. This institution offers financial support for UB students interested to attend to one of the summer courses listed HERE. Deadline for applications: June 1st, 2016.  More information (in Catalan) HERE.

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April 25, 2016

II RRI Tools Conference

On May 4th will take place in Barcelona the II RRI Tools Conference organised by the Association of Public Universities of Barcelona (ACUP), the Catalan Association for Science Communication (ACCC), CERCA Institute, the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) and Obra Social La Caixa. The conference will be the framework to present the first version of the European project RRI Tools’ Toolkit with more than 350 multimedia…

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April 22, 2016

Fundació Montcelimar & UB Mobility Grants – Call for applications

The Fundació Montcelimar and the University of Barcelona (UB) invite applications for mobility grants addressed to UB PhD Students. Applications must be submitted in person at the “Unitat de Beques i Ajuts a l’Estudiant – Beques de Tercer Cicle”. Deadline extended (!): May 17th, 2016. More information (in Catalan) HERE.

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April 18, 2016

Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2016

The Brainport Eindhoven Region hosts the 7th edition of the European Commission’s Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) from 8 to 10 June 2016. This conference of the Directorate-General Research & Innovation serves as a prime event under the flag of the Dutch EU Presidency in 2016. The WIRE 2016 conference provides a platform for policy makers, national and regional authorities, knowledge institutions and enterprises from all over Europe…

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April 15, 2016

II Workshop on Pensions and Insurance – Call for papers

On July 14th-15th will take place the II Workshop on Pensions and Insurance 2016 at the Faculty of Economics and Business (University of Barcelona). In this two day workshop, experts and master and doctorate students in the field of pensions and insurance will present their latest research and opinions in this area. Our aim is to present and discuss research that contributes to the sharing of new theoretical, methodological and…

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April 14, 2016

Conference on Social Impact of Science – Call for papers

On July 25th-29th will take place the 1st Conference on Social Impact of Science at the University of Barcelona. The conference will provide a framework where research groups from diverse contexts and domains will be able to discuss existing good practices, as well as the processes for further improvement. Furthermore, SIS2016 will generate new bonds between the different actors involved in this initiative including researchers, scientific agencies, science stakeholders and civil society….

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April 14, 2016

University of Barcelona, within the best 50 on scientific productivity in the world

The University of Barcelona holds the 49th world position and it is the only one at a state level which appears to be within the 50 best universities regarding scientific productivity, according to URAP 2015-2016 (University Ranking by Academic Performance), a list made by the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Turkey, which evaluates the performance of 2.000 universities worldwide. More information HERE.

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April 13, 2016

PSE Summer School – Paris School of Economics

The PSE Summer School offers research-oriented teaching by leading experts in their fields. From June 27 to July 8, it seeks to gather Master and PhD students, post-doctoral students, academics, and professionals. PSE proposes four intensive one-week programmes, each being a full-time mix of coherent courses on topical issues, taught by PSE professors: Development, Microeconometrics, Industrial Organization and Macroeconomics. Deadline for applications: May 27th, 2016. More information HERE.

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April 2, 2016

Communications and Events Assistant – Job Opening

The UB Economics and Business unit is looking to recruit a Communications and Events Assistant to join the team. The successful candidate will be involved in the communication strategies to ensure high quality internal/external communication and actively contribute to the organization of events. Deadline for applications: April 28th, 2016. More information HERE.    

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April 1, 2016

The faculty of Economics and Business memorises the loss of five students

Abu Mukhina Saidov, Uzbek student of the Modul University in Vienna, Chloe Chouraqui, French student at the University of Poitiers, Elena Maestrini, Valentina Gallo and Lucrezia Borghi, Italian students of the University of Florence, who made an Erasmus exchange at the Faculty of Economics and Business tragically died in the Freginals accident. The entire university community of the faculty joined in grief with the relatives and friends, also in regards to the other eight students…

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