Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

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world rank  198

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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 47 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.

University Identity

Name
Name Technical University of Catalonia
Acronym UPC
Founded 1971
Colours Blue

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation
26/03/1971

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 Association (EUA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018