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Universitat de Barcelona
Country Spain
City Barcelona
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)3,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)2,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $589-1,099 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1450
Abbreviation UB
Teachers 3,796
Students 47,570
Foreigners 9%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Libertas perfundet omnia luce
• Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España
• European University Association (EUA)
• Coimbra Group
• International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
• International Research Universities Network (IRUN)
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking154
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation78
Employer Reputation135
Citations per Faculty378
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities98
Engineering and Technology106
Life Sciences and Medicine87
Natural Science62
Social Sciences and Management131
Ranking in world by discipline
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking154
QS World University Rankings168
ARWU Academic Ranking151
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
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 برشلونة
ca Universitat de Barcelona
German Universität Barcelona
Spanish Universidad de Barcelona
eu Bartzelonako Unibertsitatea
French Université de Barcelone
Japanese バルセロナ大学
Korean 바르셀로나 대학
Portuguese Universidade de Barcelona
Russian Университет Барселоны
Chinese 巴塞罗那大学
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University of Barcelona or Universitat de Barcelona (UB) - public higher education institution in Spain.

University of Barcelona - Description

The University of Barcelona (UB) was founded in 1450. The present central buiding was inaugurated in 1871. Today the university has four campuses, in different parts of the city. The UB is the oldest and largest university compared to the six universities in Barcelona and the ten universities in Catalonia. There are 76,000 students -- over half of Catalonia's total student population -- studying here. The UB has the second largest student population in Spain. UB students have access to an extensive range of services. Ten thousand bachelor?s degrees and 450 PhD's are awarded each year. The university has 4,152 faculty members and 1,828 other personnel. It manages around 2,073 million pesetas in research and technology related activities. The UB is divided into five divisions that are made up of related areas of teaching; twenty university schools; 97 departments; and 78 degree courses. Postgraduate and graduate school programs are also offered, as well as a large number of continuing education courses. Based on numbers of books, the UB library is the second largest in Spain after the National Library in Madrid. More than two-million books and about 36,000 journals are available in 17 sections in the schools, campuses and about...

Bachelor - University of Barcelona

Founded in 1450, the University of Barcelona (UB) comprises six campuses located within the inner city, and is therefore Barcelona's principal university. In its nineteen centres, the UB offers a total of 65 bachelor’s degrees, 146 university master’s degrees, 71 doctoral programs and over 1,000 postgraduate and lifelong learning courses. Over 90,000 students are studying in face-to-face and distance learning modes and every year more than 7,000 students are awarded bachelor’s degrees and more than 500 doctoral theses are submitted. The UB’s budget totals at 379,341 euros and it has 106 departments, 4,995 teaching and research staff members and 2,348 administrative and services staff members. In research, the UB works on the frontiers of such disciplines as biomedicine and biotechnology, but is also active in such fields as experimental sciences, social sciences, the humanities, and the fine arts. The income from research and technology transfer amounts to 108,680 euros and the number of scientific publications is 3,679. The UB also stands as the top Spanish university in the results of the chief international institutions that publish ranking lists on centres of higher education. Finally, the UB plays host to more than 8,700 international students of 94 different nationalities.

Description of University of Barcelona

Since it was founded in 1450, the University of Barcelona has become a benchmark institution for teaching, scientific research and knowledge creation in Spain and abroad. Its dynamic, critical and constructive qualities have always been placed at the service of the community and the country, where it strives to uphold the principles of freedom and equality and pursue its commitment to progress. In its eighteen centres, located within the inner city, the UB offers a wide range of subjects to more than sixty-four thousand undergraduate and postgraduate students of 120 different nationalities studying on its six campuses. In research, the UB works in innovative disciplines such as biomedicine and biotechnology but is also active in more traditional fields including experimental sciences, social sciences, health, the humanities and fine arts, and its researchers publish in the most prestigious international journals. The University of Barcelona is also actively involved in the work of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and has fully consolidated the actions of its two campuses of international excellence, the HUBc health sciences campus and the BKC knowledge campus, the latter in conjunction with the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Alongside teaching and research, areas such as internationalization, innovation, social and environmental responsibility, good governance and gender equality complete the portfolio of activities and initiatives carried out by the UB

Programs - Bachelor - University of Barcelona

Bachelor Advertising and Public Relations
Bachelor Arabic and Hebrew Studies
Bachelor Archaeology
Bachelor Art History
Bachelor Audiovisual Communication
Bachelor Basic Medical Sciences
Bachelor Biochemistry
Bachelor Biology
Bachelor Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor Biomedical Sciences
Bachelor Biotechnology
Bachelor Business Administration and Management
Bachelor Catalan
Bachelor Chemical Engineering
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Cinema and Audiovisual Media
Bachelor Classics
Bachelor Communication and the Culture Industry
Bachelor Computer Engineering
Bachelor Conservation-Restoration of Cultural Heritage
Bachelor Criminology
Bachelor Dentistry
Bachelor Design
Bachelor Dual Pathways: Economics - Statistics
Bachelor Dual Pathways: Law - Business Administration and Management
Bachelor Dual Pathways: Law - Political and Administrative Sciences
Bachelor Dual Pathways: Mathematics - Business Administration and Management
Bachelor Dual Pathways: Mathematics - Computer Engineering
Bachelor Dual Pathways: Mathematics - Physics
Bachelor Early Childhood Education
Bachelor Economics
Bachelor Education
Bachelor Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications
Bachelor Engineering Geology
Bachelor English Studies
Bachelor Environmental Sciences
Bachelor Fine Art
Bachelor Food Science and Technology
Bachelor French Studies
Bachelor Geography
Bachelor Geology
Bachelor History
Bachelor Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor Industrial Relations
Bachelor Information and Documentation
Bachelor Law
Bachelor Linguistics
Bachelor Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
Bachelor Materials Engineering
Bachelor Mathematics
Bachelor Medicine
Bachelor Modern Language and Literature
Bachelor Nursing
Bachelor Nursing - Sant Joan De Déu
Bachelor Pharmacy
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Podiatry
Bachelor Political and Administrative Sciences
Bachelor Primary Education
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Public Management and Administration
Bachelor Romance Languages
Bachelor Social and Cultural Anthropology
Bachelor Social Education
Bachelor Social Work
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Spanish
Bachelor Statistics
Bachelor Tourism
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Programs - Master - University of Barcelona

Master Advanced and Applied Studies in Catalan Language and Literature
Master Advanced and Professional Mathematics
Master Advanced Chemistry
Master Advanced Medical Skills New
Master Advanced Microbiology
Master Advanced Public Management
Master Advanced Studies in History of Art
Master Analytical Philosophy
Master Ancient Culture and Language
Master Anthropology and Ethnography
Master Aquaculture
Master Archaeology
Master Artificial Intelligence
Master Artistic Creation: Realisms and Environments
Master Artistic Productions and Research
Master Asian and Pacific Studies
Master Astrophysics, Particle Physics and Cosmology
Master Autoimmune Diseases
Master Biodiversity
Master Biohealth Computing New
Master Bioinformatics For Health Sciences
Master Biomedical Engineering
Master Biomedicine
Master Biophysics
Master Business Law
Master Business Management and Strategy in Tourism
Master Citizenship and Human Rights: Ethics and Politics
Master Citizenship and Values Education
Master Clinical and Health Psychology
Master Cognitive Science and Language
Master Computational and Applied Physics
Master Conservation and Restoration Project Management: Collections and Heritage
Master Construction and Representation of Cultural Identities
Master Contemporary Thought
Master Creation and Management of New Technology-Based Firms
Master Criminology and Sociology of Criminal Law
Master Criminology, Criminal Justice Policy and Community Safety
Master Critical and Emergency Care
Master Cultural Management
Master Developmental Biology and Genetics
Master Drug Research, Development and Control
Master Economic History
Master Economics
Master Educational Psychology - Mipe
Master Electronic Engineering
Master Energy Engineering
Master Environmental Agrobiology
Master Environmental Engineering
Master Environmental Management and Restoration
Master Erasmus Mundus in Learning and Teaching of Spanish in Multilingual and International Contexts
Master Erasmus Mundus On Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology
Master Essential and Applied Ecology
Master European Joint Quality in Analytical Laboratories
Master Experimental Organic and Industrial Chemistry
Master Expert in Spanish As A Foreign Language in Professional Environments
Master Fisheries Economics and Management
Master Food Research, Development and Innovation
Master Food Safety
Master Geology
Master Geophysics
Master Higher Education
Master History and Culture of Food
Master History of Science: Science, History and Society
Master History Studies
Master Homogeneous Catalysis
Master Hotel and Restaurant Management
Master Human Biology
Master Immunology
Master Integrative Physiology
Master Interdisciplinary Education of the Arts
Master International Health
Master International Relations
Master Internationalization
Master Latin American Studies
Master Law New
Master Leadership and Management in Nursing
Master Lexis and Communication
Master Lifelong Education
Master Management of Cultural Heritage
Master Management of Digital Contents
Master Marine Sciences: Oceanography and Marine Environmental Management
Master Medieval Cultures
Master Meteorology
Master Molecular Biotechnology
Master Motor Activity and Education
Master Music As An Interdisciplinary Art
Master Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Master Neurosciences
Master Nuclear Physics
Master Nursing Care: Method and Application
Master Nutrition and Metabolism
Master Occupational Safety and Health - Prevention of Occupational Hazards
Master Organ, Tissue and Cell Donation and Transplant
Master Organic Chemistry
Master Paleontology
Master Palliative Care
Master Pharmaceutical Care
Master Philosophy and Classical Studies
Master Photonics
Master Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics
Master Physical Activity and Sport
Master Physical Engineering
Master Podiatric Surgery
Master Political Analysis and Institutional Assessment
Master Primatology
Master Psychogerontology
Master Psychology and Education
Master Psychology of Work, Organizations and Human Resources
Master Psychosocial Intervention
Master Public Management
Master Public Policy and International Development
Master Pure and Applied Logic
Master Quality of Drugs, Cosmetics and Food
Master Research in Business, Finance and Insurance
Master Research in Clinical Science
Master Research in Education in Sciences, Mathematics, Social Sciences and Heritage Studies
Master Research in Language and Literature Teaching
Master Research in Liver Diseases
Master Research in Odontological Science
Master Research in Personality and Behaviour
Master Research in Teaching, Teacher Training and Educational Assessment
Master Respiratory Medicine
Master Rural Education and Development
Master Social and Educational Action
Master Social Sciences and Development Studies: Cultures and Development in Africa
Master Sociological Research
Master Soil and Water Management
Master Spanish Language and Hispanic Literature
Master Sport Business Management
Master Sporting Performance: From Specialization To Elite Competition
Master Statistics and Operations Research
Master Synchrotron Radiation and Particle Accelerators
Master Teacher Training in Catalan For Adults
Master Teacher Training in Obligatory Secondary and Upper Secondary School Education, Vocational Training and Languages
Master Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments
Master Territorial Planning and Environmental Management
Master The Deaf Community, Education and Sign Language
Master The School Library and the Promotion of Reading
Master The Training of Teachers of Spanish As A Foreign Language
Master Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Master Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature
Master Tourism Management Innovation New
Master Translational Medicine
Master Typography: Discipline and Uses
Master Up Applied Linguistics and Language Acquisition in Multilingual Contexts
Master Urban Design: Art, City and Society
Master Visual Arts and Education: A Constructionist Approach
Master Water. Interdisciplinary Analysis and Sustainable Management.
Master Women, Gender and Citizenship
Master Youth and Society
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