During the Degree in International Physiotherapy from the School of New Interactive Technologies (Escola de Noves Tecnologies Interactives – ENTI-UB) and the School of Health and Sport (Escola Universitària de la Salut i l’Esport (EUSES-UdG) you will learn to apply new technologies to healthcare, and you will learn the different aspects of physiotherapy, from the assessment, diagnosis, design and development of treatments, studying entirely in English, a language the command of which is not only a necessity in today’s society, but a core skill for understanding scientific production, acquiring an optimal professional level and, ultimately, broadening your networking and professional horizons.
In addition, the presence of ENTI-UB, will undoubtedly allow you to obtain training from a university that is a pioneer in new technologies. Therefore, you will learn to develop assessment tools based on physiotherapy; to apply new technological advances and will even have the possibility of working on the creation of new technological apps, becoming a new professional with the ability to make a quality contribution to the healthcare service. In this sense, it can be said that there is a genuine merging of physiotherapy and technology. Moreover, the presence of EUSES will provide you with a specialised and innovative training in the field of health and sport.
Another advantage of this Degree is its teaching staff. Most of the lecturers have PhDs, come from prestigious foreign universities and have years of experience in clinical practice, as well as extensive experience in the academic field. In addition, they have extensive educational skills and are committed to transmitting values and to educational excellence, the research and their constant training enables them to keep abreast of the latest advances in the industry. The following professionals should be highlighted: Mariano Gacto, Director of the Degree in International Physiotherapy, holder of a Diploma in Physiotherapy with a Master’s Degree en Physiotherapy and Scientific Evidence, and PhD in health service quality management; Sílvia Xargay, PhD in Biomedicine “cum laude” with over 8 years of experience in the field of biomedical research with a special emphasis on the pathophysiology of disease; Samuel Young, with a degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne, specialising in the area of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy; Anna Prats, Doctor in Biological Sciences and researcher at the Institute for Biomedical Research in Girona; Joaquim Chaler, PhD and medical doctor specialising in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
The following excellent professionals should be highlighted: Claire Knott, an Australian lecturer with extensive professional experience as a physiotherapist both in public and private hospitals; Javier Jerez, PhD in Public Health from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Natal, Brazil) in 2016, with a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Natal, Brazil). He is currently Coordinator of this Degree, and this year will also be responsible for the day-to-day management of this course, and also for preparing the Clinical Practicum I and the 3rd year of the Degree; Rocío Díaz, a professionally active medical doctor, with an academic background based on Anatomy and Medical Conditions.
Lastly, another strong point of this course is that of maintaining a continuous link at all times between academic development and the professional world. For this reason, starting from the fourth year, you can carry out your practical work experience at leading centres from all over Catalonia and France. In addition, by means of the ERASMUS mobility programmes, you can expand your international networking.
Go for an innovative and high-quality training; study the Degree in International Physiotherapy.