Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

country rank  4
world rank  200

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University Overview

Founded in 1971, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Technical University of Catalonia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Barcelona (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Catalonia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Terrassa, Castelldefels, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Valles. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Technical University of Catalonia

Acronym
UPC

Founded
1971

Colours
Blue

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University Location

Address
Edifici R. Campus Nord, Carrer Jordi Girona, 31
Barcelona (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
08034 Catalonia Spain

T +34 934016200

F +34 934016210

Other locations
Terrassa, Castelldefels, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Valles

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)


Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
31 Jordi Girona
Barcelona 08034
+34 934016200


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Quadmesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España


Year of first Accreditation
26/03/1971



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA)
  • Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research (CLUSTER)
  • European University A

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