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  • Edifici B. Facultat de CCPP i Sociologia

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

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Educational management

-Vicedean of Academic Organization of the Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology of the UAB January 2012 - March 2018


-Coordinator of Academic Organization and Secretary of the Department of Sociology, of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​January 2018.- September 2020


-Responsible for the Accreditation Processes of the Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology for the 2015-16 academic year. Specifically of the degrees:


Degree in Political Science and Public Management


Degree in Sociology


Master in, Social Policy, Work and Welfare


Master in Political Science


Master in Public Management


Master in International Relations, Security and Development.


Special Teaching-Research Accreditation for the Sociology degree (awaiting result)


All of them have obtained the Accreditation in Progress of Excellence.



General quality indicators of scientific research

The number of six-year terms granted by the CNAI is 4, the date of the last granted corresponds to the 2014-2019 interval.

Thesis supervised: Joan Jimenez Gómez "The essence of style in fashion: social class", reading on 10-22-2010.

Publication rates:


                                       Web of Science      Google Scholar

                                         (since 2009)           (since 2015)

Citations                                        27                         410                   

Index H                                            3                           12

Total Publications                            7                           19


- The quality indexes of the journals where it has been published are:

The journals on the JOURNAL CITATION REPORTS list.

- Spanish Journal of Sociological Research:

The impact factor is 0.750 (Q3) Position 104/146 in Sociology

- Men and Masculinities:

The impact factor is 0.547, with a factor accumulated in 5 years of 1.06.

- Journal of Women and Aging

The impact factor is 0.658, with a cumulative factor in 5 years of 1.192.

- Journal of Family Studies

The impact factor is 1.114 (Q3).


- Sociology of work:

This magazine is on the DICE list. It is included in the FRANCIS databases; IBSS; SA; ISOC.

The ANEP category is B and the CARHUS category is B.

Impact Index for 2011: 0.198

Meets 32 LATINDEX criteria

16.5 International diffusion rating



Research interests

Vicent Eduardo Borràs Català is a PHD in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Currently, he is Professor in the Department of Sociology at the UAB, researcher at the Center for Sociological Studies on Daily Life and Work (QUIT) -Institut d’Estudis del Treball (IET). Her main lines of research are framed in the field of the sociology of work, the sociology of consumption, the sociology of gender and the methods and techniques of social research. The research career is broad due to the diversity of the topics covered. Within the field of the sociology of work and gender, the research carried out tries to relate the unequal situation of men and women at work, understood in its broadest version, paid work and domestic and care work. Always under a relational gender conception, that is, placing the focus on men and women. Specifically, the issues addressed have been sexual harassment in the workplace, times and jobs, new masculinities, work-life balance, dependency and care. Likewise, it has also investigated the impact of the policies linked to the previous topics. In all of them, an attempt has been made to innovate in research methods and techniques for a richer approach to the objects of study. He has participated in different competitive investigations at the regional, national and European level. In more than 12 competitive projects, 2 of them being the IP. As a result of his research career, he is currently a reviewer and evaluator of journal articles such as Men and Masculinities, PAPERS, REIS, Sociología del Trabajo, REIC (Spanish Journal on Research in Criminology). It has different publications in specialized journals within its fields of specialization (Sociology of Labor, RES, Men and Maculinities, Papers in Political Economy, PAPERS, Jornal of Families Studies, Journal of Women Aging) as well as the publication of books and chapters of book in recognized publishers within the Social Sciences. Likewise, he has worked on different projects that seek to apply the results and specific action proposals, with the involvement of public and private organizations.There is also extensive participation in presentations and conferences required by different institutions, Provincial Councils, Town Councils, Foundations, Ministries with the purpose of transferring the results of the task as a researcher. He has made stays in other teaching and research centers: Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences of the University of Gerona, January-July 2001; Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities. Stony Brook University. New York, August-December 2014. In the teaching field, he has participated in various masters, postgraduate courses. He has been coordinator of the Master of Participation and Local Policies of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​as well as the promoter of the double degrees in Sociology and Statistics, Sociology and Political Science, Political Science and Law.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., Doctor en Sociologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 13 Jun 1997

Degree, Ciencias Políticas y Sociología, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 1 Jan 1990

University diploma, Profesorat d'EGB, University of Valencia (UV)

Award Date: 1 Jan 1984

External positions

Becario de Formación del Profesorado, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

1 Jan 19911 Jan 1994


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