|Faculty or school||Faculty of Geography and History|
|Branch of knowledge||Arts and Humanities|
|Mode of delivery|
|Number of places available||
170 (excluding double degrees)
|Length of course||4 academic years|
|Language(s) of instruction||Catalan 79,1%, Spanish 20,9%|
5,000 (July 2022, start of process, via official entrance examinations/vocational training)
|Approximate price per credit||17,69 €|
|Coordinator||ANTONI CONEJO DA PENA|
Objectives and competences
Access and admission
Applicant profile and access requirements
Recommended applicant profileWhat you will need Good reading skills, a knowledge of foreign languages (ideally, English, supported by a Romance language like French or Italian) and basic IT skills. Personal interest in the art history documented in collections and heritage sites (Barcelona and Catalonia) and in audiovisual media. Successfully completed school-leaver studies in humanities and social sciences, or in fine art; applicants should also have studied history, philosophy and literature.
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.
- Documents required for enrolment
- Procedure to formalize enrolment
- After enrolment
- Grants and financial aid
Support and guidance
Pre-enrolment information and events
Subjects and course plans
Distribution of credits
|Compulsory final project||6|
List of subjects
|Ancient and Medieval History, Culture and Society||1st semester||Basic training||6|
|History of Music: Languages and Methodologies||1st semester||Basic training||6|
|Iconography||1st semester||Basic training||6|
|Languages of Art||1st semester||Basic training||6|
|Principles of Performing Arts||1st semester||Basic training||6|
|Art and Bourgeois Revolution from 1789 to 1905||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|Art of the Ancient Civilizations||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|Artistic Techniques||2nd semester||Basic training||6|
|Modern and Contemporary History, Culture and Society||2nd semester||Basic training||6|
|Principles and Methods of Project Preparation in the Subjects History and Art||2nd semester||Basic training||6|
|Art Theory||1st semester||Basic training||6|
|Fifteenth-Century Renaissance||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|Greek Art and the Hellenistic World||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|History of Cinema: from its Origins to the Classic Era||1st semester||Basic training||6|
|Roman Art during Late Antiquity||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|From Early Medieval Art to Romanesque Art, from the Sixth to the Eleventh Century||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|History of Avant-Garde Art from 1905 to 1960||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|History of Performing Arts||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|Principles of the History of Aesthetics||2nd semester||Basic training||6|
|Sixteenth-Century Classicism and Mannerism||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|Conservation of Cultural Heritage||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|History of Cinema: the Classic Era||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|Leading Tendencies in Art from 1960 to the Present Day||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|Source Texts in Art History||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Romanesque and Gothic Art||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|Fourteenth- and Fifteenth-Century Gothic Art||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|History of Aesthetics in Modern and Contemporary History||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|History of Contemporany Music||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|Museum Studies and Museum Exhibit Design||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|The Baroque in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries||2nd semester||Compulsory||6|
|Catalan Medieval Art||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|Modern and Contemporary Catalan Art||1st semester||Compulsory||6|
|Final Project||2nd semester||Compulsory final project||6|
Pathways and specializationsArt History
Check the planning of the different pathways of the degree
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.
What can you work on ?
Conservation-restoration in projects of historical, artistic and cultural heritage.
Conservation-restoration and other specialist fields in museums and exhibitions.
The art market, including gallerist activities, antique dealing and auction.
Higher education and research.
Publishing, including collection management and dissemination.
Media activities, including art documentation, criticism and dissemination.
Cultural management and freelance consultancy in private sector institutions, including program management, technical consultancy, and human resources.
Content creation using IT.
Artistic heritage dissemination, including interpretation, tourist management and educational programs.
Data from the university system in Catalonia
Faculty of Geography and History
Montalegre, 6 - 08001 Barcelona
Secretary: 934 037 728 - 934 037 729