The program of activities for the celebration of the 25A is established by the Organizing Committee, which studies and selects the ideas and proposals that are sent to it from the different levels of the university (Departments, Centers, Governing Team, Collegiate Bodies, etc.) as well as those that arise individually by the university staff, including the members of the Commission. Said program of activities is established in accordance with the Rector.
It is intended that there be a rich program where there is room for both academic, scientific, cultural, social and sports activities, as well as other activities with a broader perspective that show the path of the university in its 25 years of life and the vision of the future that it projects.
Traveling exhibition with the development of the university and its future projection
An itinerant exhibition is being designed, where it will be possible to see graphic material on the construction and development of the university, its scientific and academic achievements in these years, as well as information on its present situation and its projection for the future, using advanced technological resources. . The exhibition will tour the different campuses of the university in successive periods of several weeks. The exhibition will tour the different university campuses in successive periods of several weeks in the first quarter of the 2022-23 academic year.
The person appointed by the Rector as Curator of the Exhibition is Professor Ana Pilar Vico Belmonte, from the Dept. Business Economics (FCJS, Vicálvaro campus)
Seminars and meetings on current issues
The university organizes a cycle of seminars and regular meetings on topics of current interest in the fields of education, science, health, politics, culture, sports, etc., with leading institutions and people from each field. These meetings can have various formats, as shown below.
Cultural, historical and artistic content courses
The university organizes, on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary, specialized courses of cultural, historical and artistic content, with the collaboration of the University Departments and other institutions
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
The Rey Juan Carlos University, aware of the importance of publicizing and preserving historical heritage and its link with society, organizes a specialized seminar on the topics of University, Heritage and Social Commitment, organized by the areas of Contemporary History and History del Arte II of the URJC, in the Quintana center of the Madrid campus. The justification for this course is based on the dissemination of heritage values and the social responsibility of the Rey Juan Carlos University, being organized and directed by professors Sara Núñez de Prado Clavell and Agustín Martínez Peláez. Relevant expert personalities on the subject from different institutions and organizations take part in the course, as can be seen in the attached program
The format of the meetings "Dialogues 25" is of two/three people of recognized prestige in the field of politics and culture, with the presence of the Rector of the university.
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Friday, December 3 of 2021
Dialogues 25: 25 years of University, Ángel Expósito dialogues with Javier Ramos.
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Seminars on Development Cooperation and Volunteering
A series of seminars is proposed on development cooperation and volunteering issues, highlighting those issues in which the URJC has intervened over these 25 years. To do this, we have the university's Development Cooperation and Volunteering Service, and the professors and students who have contributed to cooperation, volunteering and NGO work since the creation of our institution.
Thursday, April 7, 2022
On the occasion of World Health Day, on April 7, 2022, a first seminar is organized on the Alcorcón campus, in the Assembly Hall of the departmental building II of the Alcorcón Campus, as shown in the attached program. The following is available for registration link
The Vice President for Planning and Strategy, Andrés Martinez, and the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Carmen Gallardo, attended the inauguration as authorities. The session was recorded and can be seen on the URJCtv channel.
Scientific sessions on health topics
The university organizes a cycle of sessions in collaboration with various Spanish Royal Academies, on topics of maximum interest, with outstanding people from each field. One of the areas of great current interest, in which the URJC is very active, is the area of health and preventive medicine.
Thursday, June 30 and Friday, July 1, 2022
Advanced course on vaccines
This course, organized by the Faculty of Health Sciences of the URJC, is aimed at health professionals with experience in the field of infectious diseases and vaccines, and aims to review and discuss current issues in this field, including the SARS-CoV-2 topic and its vaccination strategies. It has the participation of prestigious professionals and professors from the URJC and the Deputy Minister of Health of the Community of Madrid
Thursday, April 7, 2022
On the occasion of World Health Day, a session will be held at the Royal Academy of Medicine on April 7 to address the great future challenges in the health field, with the collaboration of the Chair of Humanitarian Medicine of the URJC and the ASISA Foundation . There are speakers of great experience and prestige, as detailed in the attached program.
The session was moderated by Dr. María Tormo Domínguez, Director of Planning and Development (ASISA) and by Prof. Ángel Gil de Miguel, Professor of Preventive Medicine at URJC, and was broadcast live on ranm.tv, with the possibility of see in the next link
Thursday, April 28, 2022
During the year 2021, vaccines have achieved a very notable impact; For this reason, the Royal National Academy of Medicine and the URJC Chair of Vaccinology want to contribute to World Vaccination Week with a scientific session in which the latest advances in this matter will be addressed.
There is a panel of speakers with extensive experience and recognized prestige, including representatives of the Ministry of Health to discuss the planning of vaccination strategies and the criteria for decision-making, specialists in Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine for the implementation of vaccination, both in children and adults, and specialists on vaccines and their correlate of protection.
The extraordinary scientific session took place on April 28, 2022, and was coordinated by Prof. Jorge Alvar Ezquerra, Full Member of the RANME and by Prof. Ángel Gil de Miguel, Corresponding Member of the RANME and Professor of the URJC ( see program in the link).
The scientific session was broadcast in streaming through the following link
Outstanding Alumni Conference: 25 years of URJC
On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Rey Juan Carlos University, we want to show the trajectory of some graduate students who have stood out in their professional lives, as a reference example for the university community in general, and for students in particular. The alumni will present their experience and what their time at URJC meant, commenting on how our institution influenced their lives on a professional and personal level.
Friday, April 1, 2022
The event was opened by Professor Emeritus Guillermo Calleja, President of the Organizing Committee for the 25th Anniversary of the URJC, and had as presenter-moderator Professor Roberto Cano, Director of the Department of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine. of the Faculty of Health Sciences
Sports activities are very present in the celebration of the 25A of the university. It is planned to develop sports activities (athletics: "half-marathon" race, tournaments and competitions: tennis, paddle tennis, five-a-side football, canoeing, etc.) in which not only the university staff, but also nearby institutions, are involved. , such as City Councils, sponsoring companies, and the general public. The 21 km “half-marathon” university race is designed to take place in a circuit that includes the Alcorcón and Fuenlabrada campuses, and promotional material (merchandising) will be available bearing the 25th anniversary logo.
Other activities are also planned where creativity is reflected, with particular participation by students (exhibition of an electric racing car developed by Materials Engineering students, URJC Sports Summit meeting, etc.).
Padel and tennis tournaments
Sunday, December 12, 2021
On the occasion of the commemorative events of the 25th anniversary of the URJC, the IV Charity Padel Tournament was held on the university's Alcorcón campus, with the participation of a hundred couples, members of the URJC and citizens of the municipality of Alcorcón, and everything raised by the registrations was dedicated to the purchase of toys that were donated to hospitals in the southern area of the Community of Madrid. The final phase was played on December 12, 2021, with the trophies being delivered to the champion and runner-up couples. The awards ceremony was attended, among others, by the Councilor for Sports of the Alcorcón City Council, the Director of the University Clinic, the Deputy Vice-Rector for Sports, the Manager of the Alcorcón Campus and a member of the Organizing Committee of the 25A events (Professor Enrique Otero).
The university celebrates its 25th anniversary by organizing a series of sports races of different levels, throughout the year, to which it invites all who wish to participate, students, teachers and PAS.
Tuesday 14, Thursday 16 December 2021
Celebration of a solidarity race on the campuses of Alcorcón (December 14), Fuenlabrada (December 15) and Móstoles (December 16) organized by the students of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences.
Sunday 16 Octubre 2022
College half-marathon race
The university organizes a 21 km “half-marathon” university race, in collaboration with the Fuenlabrada City Council, on a circuit approved by the Athletics Federation. It is scheduled for Sunday October 16, and the runners will wear a shirt with the 25A logo. At the same time, a shorter race of about 10 km will be held to give other runners the option to participate in the sporting event. The technical and security support typical of this type of activity (local police, medical assistance, etc.) is planned. Medals will be awarded to the three best brands, both male and female, in each category
Electric racing car: exhibition
Former URJC students, from the URJC Mechanical Engineering area, designed and developed a high-performance Formula 1 electric racing car prototype, directed by their teachers. This car is now on display for the 25th anniversary of the university.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Exhibition of the electric racing car developed at the URJC
The electric racing car is exhibited on the Aranjuez campus, from December 1 to 10
Monday, December 13, 2021
Exhibition of the electric racing car developed at the URJC
The electric racing car is exhibited on the Vicálvaro campus on pre-Christmas dates. The exhibition is held from December 13 to 22.
Meeting in the e-sports sector (URJC e-Sports Summit)
The URJC e-Sports Summit event is a face-to-face meeting of the main players in the e-sports sector (video game design and development), universities, companies and students.
Saturday 2, Sunday April 3, 2022
The second "e-Sports" meeting in Spain and the first at university level, with a video game competition, is held on the Móstoles campus. URJC is one of the pioneers in this area, with a university degree in video game design and development. More than 500 people attended in person, including renowned streamers, gamers and young people, and more than 1000 viewers through Twitch.
Sports competition and canoeing crossing in Aranjuez
Saturday May 28, 2022
The university, together with the Aranjuez Canoeing Club-School, organizes a canoe crossing-competition ("dragon" canoes with 10 crew members) on the Tagus River, to promote canoeing among the university community of the Aranjuez campus. Teams from the URJC, the local canoeing club and a team from Club Piragua-Madrid participate in this competition.
Virtual Museum of the Rey Juan Carlos University
The URJC creates its own virtual museum, on the occasion of the 25A, to be able to freely access through a web page the pieces of art and selected objects that the university has on its various campuses. This museum will remain permanently once the anniversary celebration is over.
The official inauguration of the Virtual Museum will take place on the occasion of the celebration of the "Seminar on university, heritage and social commitment", on October 18 at the Fuenlabrada campus. The inauguration of the virtual Museum will be carried out by the Rector of the URJC, and its directors, professors Agustín Martínez Peláez and Sara Núñez de Prado, will take part in it, followed by a tour of it.
Other scientific and cultural activities with an international dimension
The university organizes a series of activities with an international dimension in the field of culture, science and research, led by prominent academics and administrative staff of the URJC.
The URJC organizes the 13th European Night of Researchers in Madrid
Viernes, 30 de septiembre de 2022
The URJC organizes the 13th European Night of Researchers in Madrid at the Alcorcón Campus, promoted by the Scientific Culture and Innovation Unit of the Vice-Rectorate for Research and the Faculty of Health Sciences. The scheduled activities are held under the title "Towards a future without cancer", with speakers of recognized national and international prestige who will show their lines of work and research in this field. The program of the day with the specific topics of each speaker can be seen in the attached brochure, which also indicates the need to register to attend this conference
International meeting of UNESCO Chairs
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
The URJC will host the annual meeting of ORBICOM, the Association of UNESCO Chairs in Communication worldwide. Professor Carmen Caffarel, professor of Audiovisual Communication and director of the UNESCO Chair in Communication at the URJC, is in charge of organizing this meeting of high international academic level, which this time takes place online.
Presentation of the Human Resources for Research (HRS4R) strategy
Friday, December 10, 2021
The URJC European Projects Office presents the HRS4R Action Plan in a seminar. The Human Resources for Research Strategy (HRS4R) is a tool launched by the European Commission to support research institutions and organizations that fund research on the continent, identifying with the HRS4R seal those that generate and support the existence of a stimulating and favorable environment for research, giving it international visibility.
Cycle of conferences of Doctors Honoris Causa of the URJC
Friday, April 29, 2022
Lecture by Professor Stefano Boccaleti. Dr. Honoris Causa by the URJC
The Italian professor and scientist Stefano Boccaletti, who was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by the URJC in January 2015 (laudatio of the Professor of Applied Mathematics Regino Criado), gives a conference entitled "Fundamental Concepts of Complex Systems". Complex systems constitute an interdisciplinary research topic whose importance has been recognized with the award of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics to Professor Giorgio Parisi. Professor Boccalletti addresses the differences between the concept of complex system and complicated systems, and the bases of the so-called "butterfly effect", referring to recent advances related to the theory of complex networks, topics on which several URJC groups.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
The Puerto Rican professor Hiram V. Arroyo Acevedo, who was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by the URJC (laudatio of the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the URJC, Ms. Carmen Gallardo Pino) directed, together with Prof. Pino the International Seminar on Health Promotion and Education. He participated in it and gave a conference on the descriptive-situational profile of the Ibero-American movement of Health Promoting Universities, in which he created a space for reflection for professionals interested in the field of health promotion and education, as well as for representatives of national and international networks of health promoting universities.
The university commemorates its 25th anniversary with some exhibitions of selected works and pieces of interest, both existing on its campuses and from other universities.
Exhibition of historical pieces of telecommunications
The Higher Technical School of Telecommunications Engineering (ETSIT) of the URJC organizes the exhibition "Historical pieces of telecommunications" to show a vision of technological development over time. The pieces have been generously donated by the "Joaquín Serna Telecommunication Museum" of the ETSIT of the Polytechnic University of Madrid. This walk through history highlights the impact of Telecommunications Engineering research on society.
Friday, April 22, 2022
The exhibition of the selected pieces reveals the amazing evolution of telecommunications technology from the XNUMXth century to the present day, showing the evolution of such everyday objects as telephones and radios, and of such primitive communication techniques as the Morse system.
The exhibition is exhibited in Lecture Hall 3 of the Fuenlabrada Campus of the URJC, from April 22 to July 22, 2022, having been inaugurated by the Rector of the university on April 25.
The URJC also organizes, in commemoration of its 25th Anniversary, an event consisting of the musical representation of "Los chicos del choro", the best soundtrack on the music scene, backed by the success of the film and acclaimed by audiences all over the world. The representation is at the Teatro La Latina in Madrid, on November 24 at 8 pm. This invitation is made to all members of the university, extendable to a companion. According to its protagonists, "in this show, the creative force of music reaches everyone's heart and opens the doors to camaraderie, solidarity and love."
The URJC organizes the “URJC 25th Anniversary Commemoration Party” with a musical event in collaboration with RNE-Radio 3, which will take place on September 29, 2022 from 18:00 p.m. on the Móstoles campus. It will be possible to attend the performance of seven avant-garde musical groups, according to the program, among which will be interspersed interviews by Radio 3 journalists with members of our university community: institutional representatives of the university, professors, researchers, students and college graduates. The celebration will last until 23 p.m.
Friday, October 15 from 2021
Wednesday, January 23, 2022
Friday, January 28, 2022
Investiture Honoris Causa professors G. Parisi and I. Focaccia
Monday, January 31, 2022
Master Lecture by Professors G. Parisi and I. Focaccia
Start of the cycle of conferences on Youth and the Future of Europe
Friday, May 20, 2022
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
25th Anniversary Commemorative Book
A commemorative book will be published for the 25th Anniversary of the URJC, in which the most relevant actions and data of the university in this period will be summarized.