The Observatory of Spanish Universities is a permanent platform that promotes critical research, analysis, debate and discussion about public university, in order to provide documentation about university policies. Thus, the objectives of the Observatory, in the field of university policies, are:

All its activity is done on a voluntary basis by its members and collaborators.

Members

All OSU participants are current or former members of the university community: professors, staff and students of the four public universities in Barcelona (UAB, UB, UPC, and UPF).

Further details about responsability positions at the OSU can be found in the next section.

Legal documents

Although its activity started earlier, the OSU became formally an association on September 26, 2013:

Accounting

The Observatory does not receive any public of private funds. All its income come from the contributions of its members.

Year 2012
Date Concept Amount Balance
17/05/2012 Domain & Hosting – 71,02 € – 71,02 €
Year 2013
Date Concept Amount Balance
10/05/2013 Domain & Hosting -160,69 € -231,71 €
Year 2014
Date Concept Amount Balance
08/05/2014 Domain & Hosting -160,69 € -392,40 €
Year 2015
Date Concept Amount Balance
07/05/2015 Domain & Hosting -160,69 € -553,09 €
10/11/2015 Member’s dues 910,00 € 356,91 €
16/12/2015 Whois service -1,21 € 355,70 €
Year 2016
Date Concept Amount Balance
09/06/2016 Domain & Hosting -161,90 € 193,80 €
09/12/2016 Whois service -1,21 € 192,59 €
Year 2017
Date Concept Amount Balance
09/05/2017 Domain & Hosting -163,11 € 29,48 €
07/12/2017 Whois service -1,21 € 28,27 €
Year 2018
Date Concept Amount Balance
16/01/2018 Member’s dues 233,20 € 412,62 €
16/01/2018 2 x Train tickets report presentation BCN-MAD -233,20 € 179,42 €
09/05/2018 Domain & Hosting -163,11 € 16,31 €
12/05/2018 Member’s dues 391,60 € 571,02 €
07/12/2018 Whois service -1,21 € 406,70 €
Year 2019
Date Concept Amount Balance
04/01/2019 Purchase theme Hestia for WordPress -69,00 € 337,70 €
09/05/2018 Domain & Hosting -163,11 € 174,59 €
07/12/2018 Whois service -1,21 € 173,38 €