UPF is a public, international and research-intensive university. Founded in 1990, it has quickly earned a place among the best universities in Europe. UPF structures its studies on three main fields of knowledge: social sciences and humanities, health and life sciences, and communication and information technologies. The university is committed to offering a high-quality teaching model and outstanding research with international projection. Thanks to this model, UPF is the first Spanish university at the 2021 Times Higher Education ranking (position 152 worldwide and 65 in Europe).