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CEO-UAB is a university research centre promoted by the UAB in 1989, with an interdepartmental nature within the UAB, with an interuniversity projection, and integrated into the UAB Research Park.

Campus of International Excellence UAB

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona was founded in 1968. Today, the UAB is one of the five Spanish universities recognised as International Excellence Campus. It is one of the best 200 universities in the world and one of the best 100 in Europe according to QS World University Ranking 2011/2012, and one of the three Spanish universities in 8 from 13 scientific fields analysed by the ISI Ranking.

The Centre is governed by the Catalan government (regional level), the Barcelona City Council (local level), the Barcelona County Council (provincial level), the Spanish Olympic Committee and the UAB. Since 1995, CEO-UAB also maintains a stable collaboration agreement with the IOC through the International Chair in Olympism (IOC-UAB).

CEOUAB Partners

2014 Board members

Ferran Sancho Pifarré, Rector de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Representant de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
María Pilar Dellunde, Vicerectora d’investigació de la UAB.

Representant de l’Ajuntament de Barcelona
Josep Roca, Coordinador d’afers internacionals de l’Institut Barcelona Esports.

Representant del Comitè Olímpic Espanyol
Pau Pérez, Membre de mèrit del COE i membre de la Comissió de Medi Ambient del COE.

Representant de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Gerard Figueras, Director del Consell Català de l’Esport.

Representants del CEO-UAB
Emilio Fernández Peña, Director del CEO-UAB
Miquel Gómez Benosa, Coordinador general del CEO-UAB.