• Bioethics Commission of University of Barcelona
  • CBUB Technical Office
    C/Baldiri i Reixac 2
    2nd floor, Room 230
    08028 Barcelona
  • Tel. +34 934 035 463 
  • cbub@ub.edu
  • Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research


The Bioethics Commission of the University of Barcelona (CBUB) has the purpose of evaluating the research projects and activities of UB researchers that may require it, to discuss and analyze the ethical problems raised by scientific research, and to promote training in bioethics and integrity in the investigation of doctorate investigators and researchers in training. The favorable report of the ethics committee of the center where the project is to be carried out is a legally established requirement (Law 14/2007) to initiate any research on human beings, with biological samples of human origin and personal data.



We are pleased to inform you that in December 2023, new members with profiles of interest have been incorporated into the Bioethics Commission of the University of Barcelona, to whom we extend a warm welcome. The new additions are the following:


You can now find the new forms for the processing of projects to be evaluated by the CBUB. As of January 2024, projects submitted with the previous forms will no longer be accepted.

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The XVI International Seminar of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics of the University of Barcelona will be held on February 10, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Spanish time, UTC+1), under the name of "Emerging technologies and personal data protection in health".

The writer and journalist Marta Peirano will give the inaugural conference "Icontrol: la frontera de los datos médicos en el mundo post-covid" ("Icontrol: the frontier of health data in the post-covid world").

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