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Pompeu Fabra University

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Established in 1990, the Universidad Pompeu Fabra (Pompeu Fabra University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Barcelona (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Catalonia. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution. Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 33-year-old Spanish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPF also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Pompeu Fabra University's Control Typepublic


Pompeu Fabra University's Entity Typenon-profit


Pompeu Fabra University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Pompeu Fabra University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Profile

Name (English)
Name Pompeu Fabra University
Name (Non Latin) Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Acronym UPF
Founded 1990
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Campus Location

Address Plaça de La Mercè, 10-12
08002 Catalonia
Pompeu Fabra University Phone Number +34 935422000
Pompeu Fabra University Fax Number +34 935422002

Pompeu Fabra University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Pompeu Fabra University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Pompeu Fabra University's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

here. In case they are not available yet, you can search for them using our powered by Google. We continually update our database with university programs and courses worldwide, thanks to the assistance of university representatives.

You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Pompeu Fabra University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Pompeu Fabra University.

Pompeu Fabra University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Info


Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic Pompeu Fabra University's admission information.

Pompeu Fabra University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Pompeu Fabra University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Pompeu Fabra University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Pompeu Fabra University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Pompeu Fabra University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Pompeu Fabra University has more than 1500 international students.

Pompeu Fabra University's Admission Office Admission Office

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Profile and Size


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Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Pompeu Fabra University.

Pompeu Fabra University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Pompeu Fabra University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Pompeu Fabra University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).

Pompeu Fabra University's Control Type Control Type

Pompeu Fabra University is a public higher education institution.

Pompeu Fabra University's Entity Type Entity Type

Pompeu Fabra University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Pompeu Fabra University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Pompeu Fabra University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

Not reported

Religious Affiliation

Pompeu Fabra University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


Curious about the most prevalent university facilities and services? Delve into our two guide articles on University Facilities and University Services for more insights.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Pompeu Fabra University's main facilities:

Pompeu Fabra University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Pompeu Fabra University's Library

Pompeu Fabra University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Pompeu Fabra University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Pompeu Fabra University's main services:

Pompeu Fabra University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Pompeu Fabra University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Pompeu Fabra University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Pompeu Fabra University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Pompeu Fabra University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

Pompeu Fabra University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Pompeu Fabra University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministerio de Universidades, España

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Pompeu Fabra University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Divisions

Not available; please use the Feedback/Error report form to submit a list of Pompeu Fabra University's official academic divisions. If you are an official representative you can also claim and update this entire university profile free of charge (UPDATE ALL).

Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Pompeu Fabra University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Pompeu Fabra University's Facebook page Pompeu Fabra University's official Facebook page

Twitter Twitter

Pompeu Fabra University's Twitter page Pompeu Fabra University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Pompeu Fabra University's YouTube channel Pompeu Fabra University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Pompeu Fabra University's Instagram page Pompeu Fabra University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Pompeu Fabra University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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