We are a public university, offering quality education and research and engaging with society.
We provide the widest course offering of any university in Spain and are national leaders in research, thanks to a standing commitment to quality. This status is reflected in the foremost international rankings and is reflected in the extensive transfer activities that channel our results into society.
We are a community of almost one hundred thousand people with a body of shared values: liberty, democracy, justice, equality and solidarity, and a commitment to social responsibility and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Alongside our close historical ties with the city of Barcelona and with Catalonia as a whole, we are a global university with a presence around the world and contributors to the European universities initiative