Since its foundation in 1450, the University of Barcelona has been an important training and research centre. Students are distributed in 73 degree courses, 153 master’s, 48 doctoral programmes, over 700 postgraduate courses and about 597 on-site and distance lifelong learning courses. The Faculty of Education supervises the preparation of teachers and experts in training. It develops research and teaching in areas such as educational organization, education theory and history, social assistance and social services. Within the Faculty, the research, education and virtual learning group (GREAV) analyses new emerging forms of teaching and learning in digital environment. GREAV has been recognized "Quality Research Group" by the regional authorities. One of its initiatives is the publication of the Digital Education Review Journal, a peer review journal dedicated to research and development of digital innovations in teaching and learning.