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Barcelona University Guide: UB – University of Barcelona

Barcelona University Guide: UB – University of Barcelona

UB - University of Barcelona

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)


Rankings

#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

See Also

ESN Guide to an Erasmus in Madrid

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!

Uniplaces Scholarship 2016


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