If you’re heading to Barcelona to study at UPC – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, we’ve collected all you need to know about the university.
UPC – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
UPC (Universidad Politècnica de Catalunya) is the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, or BarcelonaTech as it is sometimes called. UPC has the largest number of International Master’s students in Spain, so, together with Barcelona’s multitude of cultures, you can expect to meet people from every corner of the world.
BarcelonaTech’s reputation is worldwide, and its vision and approach appeal to the brightest minds around the world. The university’s aim to build an international community underlines its dedication to prepare its students for the future of the global world.
The university has 25 faculties on campuses all over Catalonia, but most of them are located in Barcelona.
To get to Autònoma from the centre of Barcelona, take the S2 train from Catalunya towards Sabadell, and get off at Universitat Autònoma.
#299 in the world
QS World University Rankings (2015)
#22 in Architecture
QS World University Rankings by Subject (2015)
#82 in Engineering and Technology
QS World University Rankings by Faculty (2015)
Facts and Figures
Male 88:12 Female
Undergraduate 72:28 Postgraduate
National 72:28 International
63 Undergraduate Courses
113 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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