UNIVERSITAT POLITÈCNICA DE VALÈNCIA (UPV) offers modern degrees, including postgraduate programmes subject to demanding quality control systems. Civil Engineering is one of the main scientific and technological domains. UPV has over 36000 students and 2800  teaching and research staff. UPV has repeatedly ranked among the top 5 European Universities for incoming and outgoing students under the Erasmus Programme. UPV has experience in the management of European projects and takes part in different actions (FP7, Tempus, Alfa, Erasmus Mundus, US-Atlantis, LLP networks and multilateral projects, Creative Europe, Erasmus +, etc.) and in several international networks such as Magalhaes, TIME, SEFI, CONAHEC, SANTANDER GROUP and CARPE.

Highway Engineering Research Group focuses its research on highway geometric design, traffic engineering, road safety and traffic calming. One of the main research projects has been on Traffic Calming, during 4 years and with more than 750000€. Currently, they are involved in a research project focused on the study of road safety and traffic operation on two-lane rural roads. The Faculty Staff gives courses on highway and traffic engineering, road safety and research methodologies. They are now taking part in a Tempus project titled Hit4Med – Highway and Traffic Engineering: Curricular Reform for Mediterranean Area.


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