What is it?
With more than 45 years of experience, the ETSEQ (acronym taken from the Catalan Escola Tècnica Superior d’Enginyeria Química which means Higher Technical School of Chemical Engineering) that belongs to the Rovira i Virgili University (URV) is one of the university centres of main importance in the academic, business and research field in the chemical and mechanical engineering all over Europe.
It is placed in a privileged setting, at Sant Pere Sescelades’ field, a few minutes from Tarragona city centre and at the area of influence of one of the main business parks in the chemical sector at the Mediterranean. The ETSEQ offers a teaching pattern that has been adapted to present times with a wide range of study options.
The ETSEQ is a modern and trend-setting school famous for its experience and prestige which focuses its action on the reality of the time providing an answer to the needs of society. As a result, the ETSEQ was awarded the Vicens Vives prize, one of the most important prizes for teaching quality, in 2001 and again in 2006 as recognition to its efforts, as well as the Ingeniero Químico Global prize awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports in 2002.
ETSEQ, making innovations through experience
Train qualified, innovative, versatile and competitive professionals, people who will be able to work as a team, to lead a working group and to participate efficient- and independently in research activities, as well as to participate in the development, innovation and transference of technology.
Contribute to the development of knowledge and technology and its spreading across the chemical, mechanical and food and agricultural engineering spheres.
It is worldwide considered to be a centre of main importance in terms of chemical, mechanical and food and agricultural engineering, not to mention all around Europe with a main focus of action at the Mediterranean.
The ETSEQ seeks to turn into one of the most attractive technical schools of chemical, mechanical and food and agricultural engineering in which to study, teach, research and work. Moreover, it seeks to encourage the transfer of technology, the business creation and R&D programs.
In our working team the most important thing is people. We act honestly and respecting diversity. Besides, we have a strong sense of individual freedom.
We are an organization willing to serve the community.
Main values: Efficiency, reliability and responsibility.
We excel in the development and the spread of knowledge.
We are enterprising and like to act with initiative, dynamism, versatility and adapting according to the circumstances.