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
Golden Orange Awards (2016)

The UNESCO Chair in Food, Culture and Development received an award for its work to disseminate food and gastronomic culture. 


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
Diploma for 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.