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The Fernando Sapiña Awards for the language quality of teaching materials written in Catalan and English aim to boost the use of both languages in the university.

2024 Call


Teaching and research staff, research fellows, and PhD students from the University of Valencia.


The authors of the teaching materials must teach in Catalan or English during the second term (2023-2024) or during next academic year (2024-2025).

Materials previously reviewed or translated by the Languages Service, as well as texts on language, literature, linguistics or translation and didactics, are not eligible.

Deadline for submission

  • Materials for annual subjects or for the second term of the 2023-2024 academic year: until 15 April 2024 CLOSED
  • Materials for annual subjects of the 2024-2025 academic year: from 1 July to 31 October 2024 OPEN

Financial envelope

Up to €4,000 per year for each applicant.

The amount will be calculated based on the linguistic quality and volume of the material.

Application form

Please read the rules of the competition before submitting any application form or request.

Applications can be made through the online office using a username and password of the University of Valencia or with an electronic certificate issued by an official certification authority. 

Open the menu “General” and then select:

  1. Type of organ: Serveis universitaris, generals i centrals
  2. Addressed body: Servei de Llengües i Política Lingüística
  3. Requested process: Unit specific processes
  4. Dinamització

Please attach the application form filled in, as well as any other documents required in the rules.



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