Universitat Pompeu Fabra Center for Philosophical Studies Eugenio Trías Fellowship Program 2019, Barselona, Spain


December 15, 2018


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The Center for Philosophical Studies Eugenio Trías (CEFET) of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, thanks to the sponsorship of the Fundació La Caixa, announces a fellowship to carry out a project on the philosophy of Eugenio Trías and on the main themes that he addressed in his work. This is the second call for fellowships of the CEFET, endowed with € 3,500. The deadline for applications is December 15, 2018.

The Center for Philosophical Studies Eugenio Trías, approved has as its main objective to promote and support the dissemination and study of the philosophy of Eugenio Trías, one of the most relevant Spanish philosophers of the twentieth and early twenty-first century and the only Spanish thinker distinguished with the Friedrich Nietzsche International Prize, granted to the global trajectory of a philosopher. The CEFET holds the library and personal archives of the author, donated to the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona, where the Center has its headquarters. It is a fund with more than 6,000 books, 300 workbooks and several files of documentation that include journalistic articles, criticism of his work, and correspondence. A valuable material that will allow in depth research on the philosophy of the limit and the work of Eugenio Trías.

Pompeu Fabra University

Pompeu Fabra University is a public university in Barcelona, Spain.It was designated as an “International Excellence Campus” by the Spanish Ministry of Education in 2010.

On 18 June 1990, Catalan Parliament gave the go-ahead for the creation of a new public university in Catalonia, Pompeu Fabra University, inspired by the principles of freedom, democracy, justice, equality, independence and plurality. From its beginnings, this young academic institution set itself two main objectives: to train responsible professionals and citizens fully committed to civic values, and to contribute towards the development of outstanding research.

The first lectures at UPF were given on 8 October 1990 in Balmes building, once the site of the Fòrum Vergés. They were attended by around 300 students of the new degrees in Law and Economics and Business Sciences. Today, UPF offers its studies around three areas of knowledge: the social sciences and humanities, the health and life sciences, and the ITC and communication sciences. To develop its activity, the University has been structured into seven schools, a Polytechnic School and eight departments. Meanwhile, in recent years UPF has also been participating in a set of institutions and specialized centres focused on teaching, research and transfer activities, centres with legal personality and that constitute the UPF Group. 

To train, by means of a rigorous, innovative and personalized educational model, people with a solid scientific and cultural background, general skills that can be adapted to the changes and challenges of society, and the specific skills they need to successfully carry out their life projects.


-To become a prominent research university.

-We must be leaders in scientific discovery and innovation and achieve international leadership in our areas of expertise.

-To promote innovation and social transformation. 

-We must transcend the institution’s walls to generate synergies with society in order to contribute to social welfare and create value.

-To promote the commitment to culture.

-We must become a ‘think tank’ – that is, a forum for debate, discussion and reflection at the service of culture which offers tools for deciphering the contemporary world while actively engaging with it.

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November 16, 2018