The EPS is a one-semester course designed to train third-year engineering students to work in international teams. In an EPS, an international team of students works on a real-life project that has been proposed by a company. The language of communication is English. Students are awarded 30 ECTS credits if they succesfully complete the programme. A certificate is also issued.

Recent Submissions

  • HP Multicolour digital pen 

    Banim, Edward; Camps, Julià; Margaux, Joetzjer; Ruda, Joaquín; Vendelstrand, Anton (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    There are many digital pens on the market; however, none of them have more than one colour integrated into their body. The “HP Multicolour Digital Pen” project consists of designing and creating a working prototype of a ...
  • Renewable sun power 

    Johannes, Ihle; Ionut-Marius, Drobroaia; Mohd Hafizul, Bin Ilias; Niels, Brandenburg; Víctor, Porras; Wim, Faes (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    This is the final report for an EPS project in Vilanova I La Geltrú, Catalunya, Spain. A team of six people of different nationalities are working together with a company to complete the project. Working in a team with ...
  • Urban node project 

    Knops, Dieter; Nixon, Calley-Ann; Penciolelli, César; Soriano, Gerard; Vilain, Antoine; Wojtkowiak, Weronika (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The world is continuously facing the evolution of technologies and environmental issues. The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and more precisely la Escola Politècnica Superior D'enginyeria De ...
  • Pediatric and neonatal lung simulator 

    Abdullah, Zulkifly; Basiuras, Anna; Duman, Alexandra; Viscarri García, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The aim of this project was to design a paediatric and neonatal lung simulator that would cover hospital’s needs, basically offering innovatory ventilation solutions through a compact, simple and low-cost product used ...
  • Accessibility & universal design: standing aids for students with disabilities 

    Kahraman, Bilgin; Nazareth Ferreira, Julia; Belkalem, Maïwen; El Ouad, Rachid; Calzan, Valentin; Marin, Victor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    In recent decades, the quality of life of many disabled people has improved. There are more and more devices for making handicapped people’s lives better. This accessibility has the aim of giving more independence to ...
  • The autonomous acoustic buoy 

    Pellicer, Francisco; Reitsma, Robert; Agüera, Joaquín; Marinas, Alexandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The Acoustic Buoy is a project between the Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics (LAB) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). In areas that the human activities produce high noise levels, such as oil exploration ...
  • Chloride reduction from brackish water by hollow fiber supported liquid membranes (HFSLM) using ionic liquids as a carrier 

    Hofmeister, Markus; Slusarek, Tobias; Madaj, Rafal; Strömbäck, William (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The project “Chloride reduction from brackish water by hollow fiber supported liquid membranes (HFSLM) using ionic liquids as a carrier “ is about developing an alternative and cost effective solution for the Abrera drinking ...
  • Outboard electric propulsion 

    Marks, Joanna; Sandelin, Niclas; Bulkmans, Niels; Duijghuisen, Koen; Espluga, Carles; Coma, Mariona (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    As oil prices rise and people get more aware of the implications of global warming, the demand for alternative energy use rises. The fishing industry is one of the branches that is looking for cheaper propulsion systems. ...
  • Accessibility and universal design: motorization and improvement of a wheelchair 

    Siegfrids, Ludwig; Stepputtis, Jan; Berthomieu, Charlotte; Binnema, Maurits; Marin, Adina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Using electric power wheelchairs improves the mobility, independence and autonomy of many disabled patients and elders. But for every using group there are different needs and requirements that needs to be meet, such as ...
  • Creating a new urban element to turn Vilanova i la Geltrú into a Smart City 

    Ketelsen, Felix; Toussaint, Lisa; Czurak, Piotr; Gundersen, Kristoffer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    This project is performed in collaborative work between four multinational engineering students, university professors and a local company. The main objective is to create a new urban element that meets the needs of the ...

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