The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya is a distance university born in 1995 committed to the value of social transformation that education and culture have. The UOC encourages creativity, innovation, cooperation and exchange between its university community, the rest of the universities, the institutions, the business fabric and the Catalan civil society.
The primary objective of the UOC is for each person to be able to satisfy their learning needs with maximum access to knowledge. To this end, the University makes intensive use of information and communication technologies (ICT) and offers an educational model based on personalization and permanent accompaniment of the student, beyond what is required. the limitations of time and space.
The five values that govern the action of the UOC are:
Commitment: with students, graduates and society; with the quality of the services and with innovation as a constant of the organization
Respect: for people, for ideas, for cultures and for the world
Transparency: in information, data and processes
Professionalism: empowering the people who are part of the organization, recognizing successes and learning from mistakes
Sustainability: economic, social and environmental of the activity that our organization undertakes
The UOC is an innovative university, rooted in Catalonia and open to the world, which trains people throughout their lives, contributing to their progress and that of society, while carrying out research on the knowledge society . Its educational model is based on personalization and student support through e-learning
The UOC wants to be a university that, connected in a network with the rest of the world's universities, promotes the construction of a global knowledge space and frontier research in the knowledge society .Innovates in the Our own educational model that focuses on the student, offering quality and customizable training, to promote their competitiveness and contribute to the progress of society.