Ranking  247      5
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Country Spain
City Barcelona
Bachelor (foreigners)3,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $589-1,099 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1990
Abbreviation UPF
Teachers 732
Students 10,290
Foreigners 12%
Religion None
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España
Affiliations
• European University Association (EUA)
Rankings
World ranking247
Country ranking5
Academic Reputation286
International Faculty168
International Students363
Citations per Faculty283
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities236
Social Sciences and Management121
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science151
Economics & Business51
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking247
QS World University Rankings297
ARWU Academic Ranking201
Cost of living in Barcelona
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 246 346
Food 166 336
Transportation 45 126
Communications and utilities 80 97
Clothing 25 95
Sports and leisure 27 100
Total5891,099
Accommodation in Barcelona USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre248
Shared room in city centre349
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre478
1 bedroom apartment in city centre618
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة بومبيو فابرا
ca Universitat Pompeu Fabra
German Universität Pompeu Fabra
Spanish Universidad Pompeu Fabra
French Université Pompeu Fabra
Japanese ポンペウ・ファブラ大学
Korean 폼페우파브라대학
Portuguese Universidade Pompeu Fabra
Russian Университет Помпеу Фабра
Chinese 庞培法布拉大学
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Pompeu Fabra University or Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) - public higher education institution in Spain.

Pompeu Fabra University - Description

UPF is a young, public and modern university founded in 1990 and called to become one of the leading European universities. Awarded with a CEI label (International Excellence Campus) by the Spanish Ministry of Education, UPF's indicators have made it a benchmark for the Spanish and European university systems. In recent years, the University has begun to figure prominently in some prestigious international rankings. Moreover, in order to promote research and transfer activities undertaken by university researchers and provide them with greater international visibility, the University is developing the UPF Research Park in the fields of social sciences, humanities, communication and information technologies. The UPF Research Park, which develops its activity at Ciutadella and Poblenou campuses, coordinates its activities in the fields of health and life sciences with the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, located on the Mar campus. UPF is committed to offering a high-quality teaching model and outstanding research with international projection, the three axis of the UPF model.

Bachelor - Pompeu Fabra University

Pompeu Fabra University was founded in 1990 by the Autonomous Government of Catalonia. Its headquarters are in Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, and the essential aims of this institution are based on training good professionals and contributing to conducting research. Since its foundation, the University has consolidated its teaching and research project and has achieved a high return from resources society has placed at its disposal. On-going educational and technological innovation and improvement, high academic performance of its students, a high level of employability of its graduates and a high rate of internationalisation and good positioning of the University within the scope of research are only some of the aspects that have contributed to the high prestige the institution has managed to achieve. The UPF offers all-round training by applying a strict teaching model of high-quality and excellence. The UPF teaching work is focussed on the fields of social sciences and humanities, health and life sciences and communication and information technology. This became a reality in the 2011-2012 academic year with an offer of 21 graduate degrees, 27 official master degrees, 9 doctorate programs and 379 further education programs.

Master - Pompeu Fabra University

UPF is a young, public and modern university founded in 1990 and called to become one of the leading European universities. Awarded with a CEI label (International Excellence Campus) by the Spanish Ministry of Education, UPF's indicators have made it a benchmark for the Spanish and European university systems. In recent years, the University has begun to figure prominently in some prestigious international rankings. UPF structures its studies on three main fields of knowledge, closely interconnected and structured on three campuses: Social sciences and humanities, Ciutadella campus Health and life sciences, Mar campus Communication and information technologies, Communication campus Moreover, in order to promote research and transfer activities undertaken by university researchers and provide them with greater international visibility, the University is developing the UPF Research Park in the fields of social sciences, humanities, communication and information technologies. The UPF Research Park, which develops its activity at Ciutadella and Poblenou campuses, coordinates its activities in the fields of health and life sciences with the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, located on the Mar campus.

Description of Pompeu Fabra University

The UPF is set to become one of the leading European universities, developing its own identity model based on quality teaching, proximity to students, maximum internationalisation and an emphatic orientation towards research and innovation. The three areas in which it specialises –social sciences and humanities, biomedical sciences and information and communication sciences and technologies - place the person and their relation to the polis at the very centre of the University’s project. To position the University as a research institution with a clear vocation for international excellence that will enable it to capture and retain talent, and re-assert its present position by improving its research infrastructures. To consolidate the current teaching model in keeping with the European educational framework, with an innovative, high-quality teaching learning model that will ensure the solidity and competitiveness of all the teaching offered by the UPF, with special emphasis on the creation of the support systems best suited to each context. To plan and develop teaching and research with a view to favouring innovation and strengthening knowledge transfer to society in co-ordination with the social and business actors comprising the University’s environment. To design an overall strategy allowing the University as a whole to attain theinternational presence, structure and dimension befitting the quality of its teaching and research. To strengthen an institutional structure that will facilitate the attainment of the UPF25 YEARS strategy’s goals by reviewing the state of the internal governance and organisation of the UPF Group, adapting its management instruments and promoting greater cohesion of the university community. To define a sustainable and more diversified funding model.
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