Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

country rank  5
world rank  228

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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 y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, 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 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 48 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type 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 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España


Year of first Accreditation

26/03/1971

Memberships and 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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