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Master in Political and Institutional Communication

Academic Directors

Carles Pont

  • PhD in Social Communication.
  • Senior lecturer at the Department of Communication of Pompeu Fabra University.

Jordi Xifra

  • Leads the research area of Communication and Influence Groups of the research group UNICA.
  • Tenured lecturer at the Department of Communication of Pompeu Fabra University.

Toni Aira

  • Founding president of the Catalan Association of Communication and Political Strategy in Catalonia.
  • PhD in Communication from Ramon Llull University.
  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Communication of Pompeu Fabra University.

Faculty

Esther Domingo Olivé

  • Communications director for the Sitges Town Hall
  • Bachelor's in Information Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona

Carlos Castro

  • Editor for newspaper La Vanguardia.
  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Communication of Pompeu Fabra University.

Ferran Lalueza

  • Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Communication of Pompeu Fabra University (Area of PR). Lecturer of the Information and Communication Sciences Studies at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.    

Carles Pérez de Rozas

  • Journalist. Project director at the Cases i Associats Studio and contributor to newspaper Mundo Deportivo, television channels 8TV, TV3, Barcelona Televisió, and radio station Catalunya Rádio.
  • Bachelor in Journalism.

Xavier Ruiz Collantes

  • Specialist in image theory and persuasive communication analysis. He has carried out extensive research in the area of social communication.
  • PhD in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
  • Professor of Advertising and Audiovisual Communication at Pompeu Fabra University.

Jordi Muñoz

  • PhD in Political Science from UPF.
  • Political Science Teacher at Universidad de Barcelona.

Carles Aceña Foguet

  • Director of communication at Jot Down
  • Master's in Marketing and Communication from the Open University of Catalonia (UOC)

Àstrid Alemany Jaime

  • Director of El Gabinet and iPolitics
  • Master's in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Barcelona

Jordi Graells

  • Content and Innovation Coordinator at the General Directorate for Citizen Service and Communication of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan Government).
  • Bachelor in Human Geography.

Francesc Santiago Camps

  • Technical press coordinator for the Barcelona Town Hall

Joan Corbella

  • Content Director at the Observatory for Audiovisual Production (research group UNICA).
  • Bachelor in Information Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
  • Lecturer in Journalism at Pompeu Fabra University.

Xavier Peytibi

  • Political and Public Communications Consultant at Antoni Gutiérrez-Rubí Consultancy.
  • Graduated in International Relations from the University of Barcelona.

Lorena Gómez

  • Specialist in the area of political communication and analysis of audiovisual discourses.
  • PhD in Social Communication from Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Junior lecturer at the Department of Communication of Pompeu Fabra University.

Marcos Lamelas

  • Economics Journalist. Business, banking and finance specialist. Writes about economic issues in Catalonia for El Confidencial.
  • Barchelor's in Information Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona

Mercè Oliva Rota

  • PhD in Social Communications from UPF
  • Professor at UPF's Communications Department

Ignacio Corredor Sola

  • Competitive intelligence analysis consultant at Llorente y Cuenca
  • Bachelor's in Political Science from UPF

Pau Canaleta

  • Consultant in political and institutional communication.
  • Bachelor in History from the University of Girona.

Núria Escalona

  • Freelance professional in the communication sector.
  • Master in Strategic and Creative Advertising from Ramon Llull University.

Vicent Martinez

  • Director of the Advisory Board for Education, Research, Culture and Sport.
  • Master in Strategic and Political Communication from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Antón Losada

  • Lecturer at the University of Santiago de Compostela.

Josep Martí

  • Communications Secretary for the Catalan Government.

Eva Pujadas

  • PhD in Communication from Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Tenured lecturer at the Department of Communication of Pompeu Fabra University.

Jordi Sauret

  • Director at Feedback.

Joan Roselló

  • Managing Partner at Public Affairs Experts.
  • PhD in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid.

Reinald Besalú Casademont

  • PhD in Public Communication from UPF
  • Postdoctoral researcher at UPF

Verónica Fumanal

  • Director at Politikom.
  • Master in Political Marketing from the Institute of Political and Social Sciences.

Xavier Barrena

  • Political journalist at El Periódico de Cataluña
  • Bachelor in Journalism from UPF

Marc Homedes Moradell

  • Press officer for the Civil Protection Directorate General
  • Postgraduate degree in Strategic Communication from Esade

Gil Blancafort Camprodon

  • Founder of Yslandia
  • Bachelor's in Design from Southampton Solent University

Jorge Gerez Quintella

  • Director of Quintella Gerez Branding
  • Master's in Political Marketing from the Autonomous University of Barcelona

Philippe Maarek

  • President of the political communication research division.
  • PhD in Political Sciences.
  • Lecturer of Information and Communication Sciences at the University of Paris.

Imma Aguilar

  • Communications Consultant for Entesa in the Senate.
  • Master in Marketing and Communication from the Open University of Catalonia.
  • Lecturer and Speaker in Political Communication, Public Mobilization, Campaign Director at Universities and Organizations.

Ignasi Llorente Briones

  • Council member for the Eixample district, member of the Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya political party.
  • Postgraduate degree in Urban Management from UOC

Mihalis Kavaratzis

  • Professor of Marketing at the University of Leicester
  • PhD in City Marketing from the University of Groningen

Salvador José Percastre Mendizábal

  • PhD researcher in political communication to the UPF and ascribed to the ReSIC of Université Libre of Bruxelles.
  • Bachelor in Communication Sciences from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Marc Argemí Ballbè

  • Director and founder of Sibilare
  • PhD in Philosophy, Communication and Media Studies from the Autonomous University of Barcelona

Joaquim Nadal i Farreras

  • Director of the Catalan Institute for Cultural Heritage
  • PhD in History from the University of Barcelona
  • Professor of Contemporary History at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and at the University of Girona.

Joan Vidal de Ciurana

  • Cabinet president of the Government of Catalonia.
  • MBA from Esade

Virginia Inés García Beaudoux

  • Policy advisor and director of Communicatio.
  • PhD in Psychology from the Universidad del Salvador.  

Albert Ortas i Serrano

  • Director of Intermèdia Comunicació
  • MBA from La Salle 

Juan Manuel Cozzi

  • Director of the University of Conception del Uruguay's Santa Fe Regional Center.
  • Master's in Organizational Communication Management and Corporate and Institutional Communication from Austral University

Carlota Maria Moragas Fernández

  • Postdoctoral researcher and professor specializing in discourse analysis
  • PhD in Anthropology and Communication from Rovira i Virgili University
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