Barcelona University Guide: UB - University of Barcelona

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

[/vc_column_text][thb_gap height=”20″][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”12835″][thb_gap height=”20″][vc_column_text]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.[/vc_column_text][thb_gap height=”20″][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”12837″][thb_gap height=”20″][vc_column_text]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![/vc_column_text][thb_gap height=”20″][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”12839″][thb_gap height=”20″][vc_column_text]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.[/vc_column_text][thb_gap height=”20″][vc_raw_html el_class=”Google Maps”]JTNDZGl2JTIwY2xhc3MlM0QlMjJnb29nbGUtbWFwcyUyMiUzRSUwQSUzQ2lmcmFtZSUyMHNyYyUzRCUyMmh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGd3d3Lmdvb2dsZS5jb20lMkZtYXBzJTJGZCUyRnUlMkYwJTJGZW1iZWQlM0ZtaWQlM0Qxb0llMGk4Z2E3TXF3SnJROWgxbVd6Z25Ia0ZRJTIyJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjI4MDAlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjI0NTAlMjIlMjBmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRDAlM0UlM0MlMkZpZnJhbWUlM0UlMEElM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=[/vc_raw_html][thb_gap height=”20″][vc_column_text]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)

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#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)

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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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