Description of the Group

Audiovisual Communication Research Unit


UNICA (Audiovisual Communication Research Unit) is a consolidated R+D group at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona - Spain). Its activities are focused on the field of audiovisual communication and culture.

UNICA applies pluridisciplinar and interdisciplinar methodologuies, although clearly keeps a social/humanistic sciences approach.

UNICA can carry out a wide range of research projects and agreements. Moreover, it can provide advise regarding the design and execution of research and education projects within the audiovisual media field.

UNICA belongs to the Department of Communication of the Pompeu Fabra University. It has been acknowledged as a Consolidated Research Group by the Generalitat de Catalunya (2009SGR00387).

The organization chart of UNICA is as follows: 

  • Coordinator: Miquel Rodrigo Alsina
  • Associate to the coordination: Xavier Ruiz Collantes
  • Advisory Board: Miquel Rodrigo Alsina, Francesc Xavier Ruiz Collantes, Josep Gifreu Pinsach, Joan Corbella Cordomí, Joan Ferrés Prats, Eva Pujadas Capdevila and Jordi Xifra Triadú

The Advisory Board consists of the coordinator, the deputy coordinator, the former coordinator, the principal investigators of competitive projects and the coordinators of stable research contracts.