Studying at the UB is one of the best decisions you can make!

The education you receive at the University of Barcelona will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Taking in basic and life sciences, human and social sciences, education and engineering, the UB’s course offering encompasses more than one hundred and fifty university master’s degrees and over five hundred UB-specific programmes for learners of any age.

The UB will stimulate your critical spirit and awaken your scientific curiosity, offering the academic rigour of the leading university in Spain.

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Why the UB?

Our University offers proven academic excellence of international standing.
The UB is one of the top 200 universities in the world, according to the main national and international rankings, and belongs to a large number of international networks. We receive exchange students from all over the world and offer international mobility options at over one thousand universities and research centres. We offer our students a range of grants and financial aid options and achieve high graduate employment rates. We are a socially committed, ethical university engaged in extensive voluntary activities and integrative social policies. ​​​​​​

Course offering

From humanities to the cutting edge of basic, social and life sciences, your options are limitless.
We provide a broad, comprehensive and varied range of courses. One hundred and fifty university master’s degrees, more than one hundred and ten UB-specific programmes to prepare for the world of work, and forty-eight doctoral programmes if your vocation is research. And if you would like to refresh your knowledge or continue learning at any age, you will find a variety of extension courses and even the University of Experience, for learners over the age of fifty-five.
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Get to know the UB

Enjoy life at the UB, with access to the best services, facilities and resources
The University of Barcelona is a cosmopolitan, urban institution, with six campuses and sixteen faculties spread across the city. The Student Support Service is on hand to provide all the information, guidance and support you need to make the most of university life. From sport to voluntary initiatives, Catalan classes, language learning and grant applications, you will be supported whatever the activity.