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Master in Political and Institutional Communication

Academic Directors

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.

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.

Faculty

Carles Aceña Foguet

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

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.

Àstrid Alemany Jaime

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

Marc Argemí Ballbè

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

Xavier Barrena

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

Reinald Besalú Casademont

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

Gil Blancafort Camprodon

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

Pau Canaleta

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

Carlos Castro

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

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.

Ignacio Corredor Sola

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

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

Esther Domingo Olivé

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

Núria Escalona

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

Verónica Fumanal

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

Virginia Inés García Beaudoux

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

Jorge Gerez Quintella

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

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.

Marc Homedes Moradell

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

Mihalis Kavaratzis

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

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.    

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

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

Antón Losada

  • Lecturer at the University of Santiago de Compostela.

Philippe Maarek

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

Josep Martí

  • Communications Secretary for the Catalan Government.

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.

Carlota Maria Moragas Fernández

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

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.

Jordi Muñoz

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

Mercè Oliva Rota

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

Albert Ortas i Serrano

  • Director of Intermèdia Comunicació
  • MBA from La Salle 

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 Peytibi

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

Eva Pujadas

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

Joan Roselló

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

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.

Francesc Santiago Camps

  • Technical press coordinator for the Barcelona Town Hall

Jordi Sauret

  • Director at Feedback.

Joan Vidal de Ciurana

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

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)
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