The University of Zaragoza (UNIZAR) is a public higher education and research institution combining a tradition of over 500 years of history with a constantly updated teaching approach. The University’s research work has increased significantly in recent years, giving it national and international recognition. It is the 8th Spanish university in terms of scientific and academic production, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. UNIZAR hosting university has a broad experience in the practical arrangement of undergraduate and postgraduate students and academic researchers from many countries and in the financial management of EU-funded projects. They also have substantial experience in welcoming international researchers.
Ángel Pueyo-Campos has a PhD in Geography from the University of Zaragoza (UZ), where he is actually a Professor in the Department of Geography and Regional Planning. He has been a researcher at the Ecole Centrale de Lille and at the Université Jean Jaurès de Toulouse. It has developed cooperation and planning projects in Senegal, El Salvador, Mauritania, Nicaragua, Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. Specialized in the use of GIS tools and thematic mapping for territorial planning, social vulnerability and geo-governance.
Nuria Del Olmo Vicén
PhD in Social and Political Sciences (EUI, Florence-IT-UE 1998), she has developed her teaching and research activity in several institutions, as a collaborator in TEIM (Workshop on International Mediterranean Studies- UAM) (1991-1995), and in the Patronage Sud-Nord (Valencia) (1995-98); in UPNA (2000-2004) and UNAV (2004-2006). Since 2006 she develops her teaching and research activity in the Department of Psychology and Sociology (UZ), her research focuses on the integration processes of the foreign population and particularly, on the religious factor as an identity element.
Raúl Lardiés-Bosque has a PhD in Geography from the University of Zaragoza (UZ), where he is actually Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Regional Planning. Previously, he was working at King's College London (University of London), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and at the University of Extremadura. His main research interests focus on elderly migration and residential mobility, tourism geography, aging in relation to quality of life, mainly in rural areas.