We offer you various services based on your student, teacher, researcher or administrative and service personnel needs. As a member of the university, you have the child UPC, essential to be able to use some services, like for example the one of loan documents.

Some specific services we offer you:

We solve queries on information search for the study and research on the thematic field of nautical. 

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You can return the books during the Faculty's opening hours to the mailbox on the library door or to any of the mailboxes 24h. of the UPC. Just enter it inside and we will manage the return of the loan in 24 hours (school).

From the section "My Account"you can see which books you have reserved and borrowed, when you have to return them ... 


We carry out training related to the services and resources we offer, for example, hosting sessions for newcomers, training in informational skills, training on the Reference Manager (Mendeley), the course "Written skills for developing a project"...

They are usually scheduled group sessions, but if you are interested in a specific individual training contact with us.

Access the Guide “So many years studying, and now what?”Prepared on the occasion of the annual training workshops on job placement organized in collaboration with the FNB and AlumniUPC. These are part of the activities prior to the University-Business Connection Day in the nautical sector that is organized at the Faculty. 


Because to deal with the writing of yours Final Project of Studies is a key moment, we offer you an accompaniment service that consists of achieving a training itinerary adaptable to your needs. The follow-up of this itinerary will be reported to the management and the court of the TFE so that it can be taken into account in your evaluation.

With Rumb TFE you will get:

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  • Be accompanied in the process of preparing your work by maintaining fluid contact with us.
  • Acquire a solvent use of information resources.
  • Structure and correctly apply the format and requirements of the academic regulations of the ETF.
  • Use an appropriate specialty style and language.
  • Learn how to make effective oral presentations.
  • Advise you on the final publication of the TFE a UPCommons, to give visibility to your work.

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From the library we make different exhibitions:

  • Exhibition of the year: every year we do a small exhibition in the library with books, DVDs and magazines on a topic related to the sea: the Titanic, Jorge Juan, sailing the world sailing, a literary sea, cooking on board ... this year, the theme chosen has been "Women in the Maritime Sector".

We also hold occasional exhibitions, inside or outside the library, usually accompanied by a bibliographic dossier. We choose various topics, depending on activities, conferences, workshops ... that are taught at the Faculty or, topics that are current and that are related to the maritime field. Some examples:

  • Sailors knots: exhibition to support the workshop that was taught at the faculty on May 15, by Mr. Jaume Armengol. We accompanied the exhibition with one dossier that you can check Issuu.
  • Éric Tabarly: exhibition on the occasion of the 20 years of the death of the navigator, known internationally, Eric Tabarly.
  • Didac Costa:  small exhibition with magazine articles and some books referring to Dídac Costa as well as the Barcelona World Race and Vendée Globe regattas. The exhibition is being held on the occasion of the inauguration of the 2021-22 academic year by the navigator.
  • Women in the maritime sector: we have made one dossier with books, magazines, DVDs ... that gather information, both technical and popular, about women and the sea.
  • Sant Jordi "books and desires": for Sant Jordi we put a panel in the library where students, teachers and PAS could put their wishes.
  • Exhibition of books from the old collection: a historic Saint George's Day: exhibition of St. Jordi during the celebration of the 250th anniversary of the FNB. A taste of some books from our old collection in the Faculty lobby, from April 23rd to May 26th. Among the chosen ones of the 1771th and XNUMXth centuries, there are some written by the first directors: Fray Canellas, Manuel Sans, Ezequiel Calvet and José Bonet, as well as a book by Jorge Juan from XNUMX. 
  • Exhibition of handwritten nautical charts made by students (XNUMXth-XNUMXth centuries): On the occasion of the celebration of the 250th anniversary of the FNB, we are exhibiting on the first floor of the faculty a selection of handwritten nautical charts made by students in the first years of school (XNUMXth-XNUMXth centuries). Some of these are in digital version.
  • The library makes history: 250 years of the FNB: virtual exhibition where we take a photographic tour of the history of the faculty from its origins.


As a result of the 250th anniversary of the Faculty of Nautical Studies (1769-2019), many activities have been carried out, some organized from the library.

Want to know what we did? consult the website of the 250th anniversary of the FNB in ​​the library.

Last update: 23 / 12 / 2021