Science fiction in the UPC

About the Observatory

Universities around the world are welcoming science fiction. This genre, which has become part of academic literature programs, is also beginning to be used by many universities as an element that complements and consolidates scientific and humanistic training.

Now Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya there are several activities that take science fiction as a basis: the Prize UPC of Science Fiction convened by the Social Council, very successful subjects such as "Physics and science fiction".

The collection is in the Rector Gabriel Ferraté LibraryIn the EPSEVG Library and to the Terrassa Campus Library of the Library, Publications and Archives Service.    

II Scholarship for Literary Studies Fund Antoni Munné-Jordà Science-Fiction of Vilanova i la Geltrú

The Second Literary Studies Grant: Antoni Munné-Jordà Fund is being announced, with the aim of promoting a study, analysis or research on science fiction in the Catalan language and, by extension, on Catalan literature of genres called fantastic, speculative or not mimetic The endowment of the scholarship is €3.000.

Check the bases here.

Awards UPC of Science-Fiction Miquel Barceló 2024

The Consocial seal of the UPC calls for the edition of the Award UPC of Science-Fiction Miquel Barceló 2024.

Unpublished narratives that can be classified within the genre of science fiction, written in Catalan, Spanish, English or French, may be submitted.

The deadline for sending the originals ends next April 1, at 14 p.m. You still have time to send your original. You can do it fromthis page.

You don't need to be a member of the UPC to present themselves, but you do need to identify yourself with a digital certificate. 

Check the rules here.

Last update: 20 / 03 / 2024