Awards and accolades

Excellence in e-learning See all

Award of Institutional excellence (2016)

EDEN (European Distance and E-learning Network) acknowledges the international collaboration in open, distance and e-learning of the UOC.

Learning Impact Awards (Gold)

Gold medal in the 2015 Learning Impact Awards organized by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of learning and knowledge technologies in higher education.

Research See all

European Commission's HRS4R (2018)

The European Commission has awarded the UOC the distinguished HR Excellence in Research Award (HRS4R), a quality seal recognizing the University’s ability to attract talent, create a favourable work environment, encourage research and promote the careers of researchers in Europe.

UCC+i (2015)

The UOC became a member of the Network of Scientific Culture and Innovation Units, coordinated by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT).

Social responsibility See all

Commitment to accessibility (2017)

ILUNION, which belongs to the ONCE Foundation, gave the UOC this award in recognition of its initiatives and projects to improve universal accessibility. 

Spanish Red Cross Gold Medal (2015)

In acknowledgement of the educational work in integration values, tolerance, peace education and peaceful coexistence. 

Outstanding track record See all

Vodafone Special Professional Trajectory Award (2015)

The award acknowledges the work of the first web-based university, based from the outset on a high quality educational model that is 100% online. 

Quality and Technological Innovation Award (2005)

The award recognizes the UOC’s history, characterized by the innovation of the educational and institutional model and by its contribution to the development of the knowledge society.