The bachelor's degree in Economics equips students with the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills they need to thrive in economic management, consulting or assessment roles, whether at private companies or at any other public or economically or socially important institution.
The bachelor's degree in Economics at the University of Barcelona produces professionals capable of performing management, consulting and assessment tasks in the economic and business world through the study of all kinds of organizations, public policies and relations between the various economic stakeholders. It offers specialized training in the areas of the Spanish, European and international economy, economic and public policy, public funds and taxation, econometrics, micro and macro economics, and economic history. It equips students with the knowledge they need to tackle the problems posed by the current economic reality, such as the functioning and consequences of economic systems, alternative forms of resource allocation, wealth accumulation, and income distribution. The course is structured to enable and encourage students to spend one or two periods abroad, in order to strengthen the internationalization of the studies.

Basic information

TypeBachelor's degrees
Faculty or schoolFaculty of Economics and Business
Branch of knowledge
  • Social Sciences
Mode of delivery


Number of places available

300 (without double degrees)

Length of course4 academic years
Language(s) of instructionCatalan 44.5%, Spanish 43.3%, English 12.2%
Admission grade

8,894 (July 2023, start of process, via official entrance examinations/vocational training)

Approximate price per credit17,69 €
Compulsory placementsNo
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Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Access requirements and conditions

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain.

Applicants holding higher educational qualifications from a university outside Spain should consult the page Admission with foreign qualifications to find out about specific admission requirements.


Students that have studied abroad and who wish to study at the University of Barcelona may be admitted to EHEA bachelor's degree courses. Procedures for gaining admission will depend on the qualifications held by each applicant.

For further information about admission, consult the page Admission with foreign qualifications.


As a general rule, at the UB you will be required to enrol online via the Món UB portal. To find out the date and time you have been assigned, check the specific information for your course. Remember that you can lose your place if you do not enrol on the day you have been assigned.

Academic information


Support and guidance

Pre-enrolment information and events


Course curriculum

Subjects and course plans

Distribution of credits

Basic training 78
Compulsory 96
Optional 60
Compulsory placements 0
Compulsory final project 6

List of subjects

Subject Language Type Credits
Cicles Econòmics Compulsory 6
Econometria I Compulsory 6
Econometria II Compulsory 6
Hisenda Autonòmica i Local Compulsory 6
Hisenda Pública: Ingressos Compulsory 6
Història del Pensament i la Política Econòmica Compulsory 6
Macroeconomia III Compulsory 6
Microeconomia III Compulsory 6
Política Econòmica d'Espanya i de la Unió Europea Compulsory 6
Subject Language Type Credits
Treball Final de Grau Compulsory final project 6

Pathways and specializations

Itinerari en Economia dels Mercats
Itinerari en Economia Quantitativa
Itinerari en Economia Pública
Itinerari en Desenvolupament i Creixement
Itinerari en Economia i Societat
Itinerari en Economia Financera
Itinerari en Matemàtiques
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Previous years


Placements are supervised by tutors and subject to assessment.They are therefore included in the academic record.  There is also an option to complete non-curricular placements of up to 500 hours, which can be extended to 900 hours. For both curricular and non-curricular placements, an educational cooperation agreement is signed between the UB and the company, institution or other organization at which the placement will be carried out.

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Faculty of Economics and Business

Diagonal, 690-696 - 08034 Barcelona

Secretary: 934 024 304

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