The activities of the URV/Repsol International Chair for Excellence in Communication are focused on three main areas:
The Chair organizes seminars related to communicative excellence practices, run by first-rate professionals and experts. These activities are aimed at URV's undergraduate and PhD and master students.
The Chair promotes and funds research on aspects, areas or issues of communication socially and intellectually relevant to the society of Tarragona and Catalonia as a whole. In this area, the Chair contributes to the activities of the research group Asterisc on Communication in Risk Society and Media and Cultural Studies.
This section includes several sorts of actions:
- Organization of international high-level congresses, which gathers experts from around the world to debate about socially relevant communication aspects.
- Publication of an international academic journal in English about Communication issues: Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies.
- Publication of books, brochures and electronic documents to disseminate the Chair's teaching and research activities.