The University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia emerged from a regional and citizens’ initiative to continue with a university tradition that goes back to the Middle Ages. UVic-UCC is a public university under private management. It provides a public service in the areas of teaching, research and knowledge transfer in its fields of expertise.
Its mission is to develop knowledge and innovation to serve the region, and it has a distinctive international vocation. It focuses on students and their all-round training, and instils the values of individual creativity, professional rigour and social commitment. The UVic-UCC is closely associated with the local environment and the cultural, social and economic progress of Catalonia.