Code of Ethics and Good Practice

A guide for the UPC community

In July 2011 the Governing Council approved the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for UPC Staff and Students. The main aim of the document is to define a set of values and principles that serve as an inspirational model for members of the UPC community in the performance of their activities.

The principles and values defined in the Code, which are summarised in this related publication, are as follows:


  • Austerity
  • Consistency
  • Cooperation
  • Co-responsibility
  • Effectiveness
  • Efficiency
  • Equity
  • Critical thinking
  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Impartiality
  • Integrity
  • Respect for individuals
  • Sustainability
  • Tolerance and transparency