Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Functions and scope



Education: To foster and support training activities for the local economic agents.

Research: To generate knowledge in the field of land development mechanisms on the basis of university activities.

Transfer: To assist all agents interested in using the research results in this field.

Communication: To communicate the results through conferences, workshops or debates. The Chair will act as an observer of the university and the effects it has on regional and urban development in the areas in which it carries out its activities.


The structure and functions of university systems.
Research and innovation into regional smart specialization.
University research and innovation indicators.
The economic, social and cultural impact of universities on their region.
The university as the driving force behind regional transformation.
The university as the driving force behind regional smart specialization.
Regional opportunities for research and innovation institutions.