The city of Valencia, an industrial and touristic city on
the east coast of Spain, is the third largest city in Spain after
Madrid and Barcelona. Valencia is one of the most important
capitals of Spain and a popular destination for students in
The Polytechnic University of Valencia (Universitat Politècnica de València or UPV) is a public, dynamic and innovative institution devoted to research and high-quality education that keeps strong connections with its socioeconomic context and focuses on its internationalization. UPV has managed to gain a well earned reputation of being one of the best ranked engineering universities in Spain. The university is made up of 13 schools, which are split up into three campuses: Vera (Valencia), Gandia and Alcoy Campus.
UPV offers a number of courses taught in English available to both UPV and international students. University at Buffalo senior electrical engineering students will take graduate level courses at UPV, and will coordinate course choices with the department. The UPV faculties include: School of Computer Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, School of Design Engineering, School of Industrial Engineering,and School of Telecommunications Engineering.