Dr. Carles X. Simó-Noguera is professor at the Departement of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Valencia. PhD in Demography from the University of Montreal (Quebec, Canada), has worked as a researcher at the University of Durham (UK), the Centre for Demographic Studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the University of Bielefeld (Germany). He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Cordoba (Argentina), the University of Bamberg (Germany), the University of Iceland, and the Institute for Social Research in Norway. As researcher, he has focused on population information systems, divorce, family demographics, cycles and life transitions, sociolinguistics, migration and aging. He has conducted several research projects and has participated as a reviewer in several scientific journals and in Spanish and international organizations of research funding in the field of social sciences. He was a member of the Research Committee of the University of Valencia. Currently, he is responsible of the Doctorate Program in Social Sciences at the University of Valencia. He has also been involved in internship for students as supervisor and as a responsible of the internship program for undergraduate students at the Degree in Sociology for more than 10 years, and has participated in several innovation projects on this topic.