University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona

The University Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is a public, international and research-oriented university. Founded in 1990, it is also a very young and modern university. UPF covers three core areas:

  • Social sciences and humanities
  • Health and life sciences
  • Communication and information technologies

Sociology at UPF is part of the Social and Political Sciences Department. It pursues a multidisciplinary perspective incorporating demographic analysis, labour relations studies and sociological analysis with a clear emphasis on studies of a quantitative nature and comparative research in the European field.

The core research areas cover: social and economic inequality, family sociology, studies on the labor market and working life as well as the assessment of social policies.


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