The UOC is an innovative university that is rooted in Catalonia and open to the world. It offers people lifelong learning to help them and society advance, while carrying out research into the knowledge society. Its educational model is based on personalization and accompanying students using e-learning.
20 years of experience in e-learning
Since it began in the academic year 1995/1996, with 200 students and exclusively on the web, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) has grown consistently. More than 200,000 people now form part of its university community.
The UOC has transformed itself to face up to the challenges of the future. The changes include consolidating its position as a benchmark for top quality and global e-learning, and developing the ideal structure to offer students the best possible service.
The qualifications offered by the UOC are endorsed by the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU Catalunya) and the Spanish Quality Assessment and Accreditation Agency (ANECA), guaranteeing academic rigour and compliance with the standards required by the European university system.