Universitat Pompeu Fabra

country rank  14
world rank  403

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University Overview

Established in 1990, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Pompeu Fabra University) 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. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Pompeu Fabra University
Acronym UPF
Founded 1990

University Location

Address Plaça de La Mercè, 10-12
Barcelona (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
08002 Catalonia
T +34 935422000
F +34 935422002

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitat Pompeu Fabra'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


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

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018