If you’re heading to Barcelona to study at UB – University of Barcelona, we’ve collected all you need to know about the university.
UB – University of Barcelona
UB (Universitat de Barcelona) is the University of Barcelona. UB is considered by many ranking institutions to be the top university in Spain. Furthermore, the university is also a leading centre for research in Europe.
UB’s 18 faculties are spread around the university’s 6 campuses in Barcelona, with most of them located within the city. Over half of Barcelona’s student population studies at UB, so there’s always someone new for you to meet, and, of course, you can expect the university’s parties to be huge!
Over half of Barcelona’s student population studies at UB, so there’s always someone new for you to meet, and, of course, you can expect the university’s parties to be huge! And if you’re a fan of books, you’ll be glad to know that UB’s library is the second largest in the entire country – with more than 2 million volumes in its records.
It’s really easy to get to UB’s main building, in the heart of Barcelona. Just get the L1 or L2 lines to Universitat station, or one of many buses servicing the area (14, 50, 54, 58, 59, 1140, 1149, 1502, 1509, H12)
#166 in the world
QS World University Rankings (2015)
#35 in Archaeology
QS World University Rankings by Subject (2015)
#62 in Natural Science
QS World University Rankings by Faculty (2015)
Facts and Figures
Male 62:38 Female
Undergraduate 82:18 Postgraduate
National 84:16 International
64 Undergraduate Courses
209 Postgraduate Courses
And don’t forget! If you want to study in Barcelona, you can live rent-free for a whole semester. Just sign-up for the Uniplaces Scholarship!
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