Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Vision and mission

With more than 45 years of experience, the School of Chemical Engineering (ETSEQ) of the Universitat Rovira Virgili is one of the leading university schools in Europe in the academic, business and research fields of chemical and mechanical engineering. Located on the Sescelades campus, in pleasant surroundings a few minutes from the centre of Tarragona, and in the sphere of influence of one of the most important business areas of the Mediterranean chemical sector, ETSEQ uses a teaching method adapted to current demands with a wide range of training possibilities.

The ETSEQ is a modern and up-to-date school, with prestige, experience and reputation, which focuses on the reality of the moment, and responds to the needs of society. As a result, ETSEQ was awarded the Premio Vicens Vives in 2001,2006 and 2015, one of the most important awards for teaching quality, for the project "Laboratories 2.0: improvement in learning outcomes through TAC tools in laboratories of the Mechanical Engineering degree" and with the "Global Chemical Engineer" award given by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport in 2002. The ETSEQ was also awarded the María Antonia Ferrer Distinction in 2019 following the organization of Girl's Day.

To become a reference centre in the field of chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and food bioprocess engineering in Europe and the world over, though principally in the Mediterranean.

To make ETSEQ one of the most attractive Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Food Bioprocess Engineering faculties for study, teaching, research, work and promotion of technology transfer, business creation and R&D.

To train innovative, versatile and competitive professionals, capable of working as a team, leading groups and participating effectively and autonomously in research, development, innovation and transfer activities. To contribute to the development and dissemination of knowledge and technology in the field of chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and food bioprocess engineering.

We form a team in which the individual is most important. We act honestly and respect diversity and a sense of individual freedom.

We are an organization with a desire to serve the society.

Efficiency, reliability and responsibility.

Excellence in the development and dissemination of knowledge.

We are entrepreneurs and we act with initiative, dynamism, versatility and adaptability.