University of Barcelona

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world rank  94

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University Overview

Founded in 1450, Universitat de Barcelona (University of Barcelona) 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): L'Hospitalet de Llobregat. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universitat de Barcelona (UB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat de Barcelona (UB) 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 569 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Spanish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Barcelona
Name
Acronym UB
Founded 1450
Motto Libertas Perfundet Omnia Luce
Freedom Spreads the Light Over Everyone

University Location

Address Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 585
Barcelona (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
08007 Catalonia
Spain
T +34 934021100
F +34 934035404
Other locations L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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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 Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Plaça Bonsuccés, 5-6
Barcelona 08001
+34 932230323

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Barcelona's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España


Year of first Accreditation
03/11/1450

Affiliations

  • European University Association EUA
  • Coimbra Group
  • International Forum of Public Universities IFPU
  • International Research Universities Network IRUN

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020