Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

country rank  7
world rank  270

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University Overview

Established in 1968, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (Autonomous University of Barcelona) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Cerdanyola del Vallès (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Catalonia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Barcelona, Sabadell. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) 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 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Autonomous University of Barcelona
Acronym UAB
Founded 1968

University Location

Address Campus de Bellaterra, Edificio A
Cerdanyola del Vallès (population range: 50,000-249,999)
08193 Catalonia
Spain
T +34 935812222
F +34 935812000
Other locations Barcelona, Sabadell

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Campus de Bellaterra. Edificio A
Cerdanyola del Vallès 08193
+34 935812753
935813264

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation
07/06/1968

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)

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