Barcelona, ​​September 12

Cybersecurity, AI, metaverse, cloud or robotics applied to mobility and transportation are some of the thematic axes of the micro-credential postgraduate courses that the UPC School will teach starting this October. It will be the first time that the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya offers this type of studies planned by the LOSU and it will do so by articulating 14 short-term postgraduate courses in mobility 4.0, whose tuition is financed by the Next Generation EU Funds

Starting this October, the UPC School offers microcredentials, a new short-term training model, more flexible and aimed at lifelong learning and professional recycling. The UPC is the university in Spain that has presented the most proposals in the 2022 call for aid for digitalization and sustainability courses in transport and mobility, opened by the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, within the framework of the Plan Recovery, Transformation and Resilience, financed by the European Union-Next Generation. The 14 micro-credential programs can be taken in person or blended mode. With a course load of 15 ECTS credits and a duration of between four and six months, these studies are aimed at helping professionals acquire and improve their skills related to digitalization and sustainability in the field of transport and mobility, as well as logistics, operation and maintenance of related infrastructures. An offer that aims to accompany and promote the digital transformations of the sector. With these programs, participants will be able to design, develop and implement innovative solutions in key areas such as cybersecurity, data science, robotics or cloud technologies. This is the offer of microcredentials in mobility 4.0 for the 2023-2024 academic year: •  Cybersecurity in Railway Networks – Start October•  Data Science for Mobility and Transport – Start October•  Artificial Intelligence applied to Transport and Logistics – Start November•  Ports 4.0. Digitization of Port Logistics and Management – Start October•  Robotics Applied to Transport and Logistics – Start October•  Intelligent Transportation Systems – Start October•  Smart City and Mobility Management. A Multidisciplinary Approach – Start October•  Smart Road Transport. Digitization of the Freight Transport Sector – Home October•  Data Science and Digital Technologies for Fleet Tracking and Management – Home October•  Impact of Cloud Technologies in the Transport and Logistics sector – Home November•  Cybersecurity in Our Cities – Home November •  Urban Air Mobility: Integration of U-Space Technologies and Services- Start November•  Digitization of Urban Mobility- Start November•  Metaverse and Mobility. How to Apply the Advantages of the Metaverse to Improve Mobility – Home MarchThe micro-credential training modality is promoted by the European Union to promote inclusion and equal opportunities. It is aimed at facilitating the rapid acquisition and improvement of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for personal and professional development, as well as adaptation to the needs of the labor market and the changing environment. The LOSU contemplates a modular structure whereby each training can make sense independently and, at the same time, accumulate and combine into broader credentials within the framework of a personalized training itinerary.

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