Study at the UB

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What to study?

Why study at the UB?


National leader in the foremost international rankings ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​(Academic Ranking of World Universities –​​​​​​​ ARWU and Best Global Universities Rankings).


We are the only Spanish university in the League of European Research Universities (LERU), formed by Europe's 24 best research universities.
High employment rates 
We are the leading university in Spain for graduate employability
​​​​​​​(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022).
Financial aid and grants.
We offer UB grants and support programmes to assist your studies.
Open to the world
We have more than 1,000 agreements with universities from all over the world, 72 Erasmus+ programmes, more than 10,000 international students and some 2,000 UB students in exchange programmes
A broad array of services 

The UB offers extensive services, including first-class libraries, sports facilities, accommodation, language training, and cultural and student associations.

Ethics, integrity and solidarity

We are committed to the future of the planet, engage extensively in volunteering, and operate comprehensive social and equality policies.

A winning team

The UB is intimately linked to Barcelona and Catalonia and offers a unique combination of tradition and a forward-facing commitment to innovation, quality and inclusion.

What do UB students think about it?

Bachelor's degree in Medicine

Albert Boladeras

The UB is a guarantee of quality and international visibility

PhD in Education and Society

Raquel Miño

Thanks to the UB I was able to carry out my research stays in Copenhagen and British Columbia

Master in Psychology and Education

Sofia Segura

I chose the UB for the syllabus and the strong teaching team

Postgraduate course in Trade and International Marketing

Lorena Zamora

I appriciate the wide range of placements available to gain professional experience and apply your knowledge.