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    Robin Boadway.

    Robin Boadway: “We need to make sure that the society’s aging is not a burden for the younger generations”

    Institucional

    30/06/2022

    Robin Boadway, one of the leading experts in public finance, tells us in this interview —after being awarded an honorary doctorate by the UB on 16 June— the elements for a federal tax system to work properly. He warns that, in order to avoid the “predatory competition” between...

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    The Barcelona School of Economics turns twenty

    Fotonotícies

    02/06/2022

    The celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the Barcelona School of Economics, a research centre with UB participation, took place in the Historical Building. The event combined the institutional commemoration with the reflection on current economic issues. ...

    Current affairs

    • Climate change is one of the great challenges on that requires urgent responses. - The 2nd UB Institutes Conference addresses the challenges of climate change and natural hazards 23/09/2022
      The 2nd UB Institutes Conference addresses the challenges of climate change and natural hazards

      Institucional

      Climate change caused by human activity is affecting the entire planet and it is a serious threat to both ecosystems and human populations. According to the reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the effects of global warming are altering weather patterns on a global scale...

    • Press conference to present the events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Historical Building.- Presentation of the 150th anniversary events of the Historical Building 20/09/2022
      Presentation of the 150th anniversary events of the Historical Building

      Institucional

      The Historical Building of the University of Barcelona as "a social and civic landmark that forms part of a collective heritage". This is how the rector of the UB, Joan Guardia, started the presentation of the events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the inauguration of the first academic...

    •  - Be international, speak Catalan 19/09/2022
      Be international, speak Catalan

      Institucional

      Every student who comes to the UB this year through a mobility programme has received a welcome letter from the rector that sets out information about the UB’s languages of instruction and all of the resources that are available to learn Catalan. This is one of the first visible actions to be...

    •  - The UB at the great European higher education fair 12/09/2022
      The UB at the great European higher education fair

      Institucional

      This year, Barcelona is hosting the most important higher education fair in Europe, organized by the European Association for International Education (EAIE). The event will bring together more than 200 exhibitors from around the world at the Fira de Barcelona from September 13 to 16 and it is expected...

    •  - The School of Modern Languages of the UB starts a new course 12/09/2022
      The School of Modern Languages of the UB starts a new course

      Acadèmic

      The School of Modern Languages of the University of Barcelona (EIM) has opened the enrolment period for the 2022-2023 academic year, which includes courses in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Chinese and Persian. This academic year will be marked by a gradual return to normality after...

    •   - The UB card, digital and sustainable 12/09/2022
      The UB card, digital and sustainable

      Acadèmic

      From this academic year onwards, the UB card, which was made of plastic, will no longer be produced and the students will have a digital card on their SocUB app. The University is therefore advancing towards a process of digital transformation and it contributes to the sustainable development, using...

    • [9:10] Laura Franco Campillo Guillem Villalonga and Albert Muns at the Venice International Film Festival.- From the UB to the Venice Biennale 09/09/2022
      From the UB to the Venice Biennale

      Cultura

      Bardo, falsa crónica de unas cuantas verdades won the prize the Union of Mediterranean Universities (UNIMED) awards each year at the Venice International Film Festival, organized as part of the Venice Biennale. Two students of the University of Barcelona formed part of the jury that chose the film,...

    • The rector of the UB, Joan Guàrdia, the director of the Joan Brossa UB Chair Glòria Bordons, together with the Dean of the Faculty of Education Roser Boix and the president of the Joan Brossa Foundation, Vicenç Altaió- Creation of the UB Chair on Joan Brossa 06/09/2022
      Creation of the UB Chair on Joan Brossa

      Institucional

      The rector of the UB, Joan Guàrdia, and the director of the Joan Brossa UB Chair Glòria Bordons, together with the Dean of the Faculty of Education Roser Boix and the president of the Joan Brossa Foundation, Vicenç Altaió, have presented, on Monday, September 5 at 5 p.m., in the Aula Magna of the University...

    •  - New call for the Connecta UB grant programme 29/08/2022
      New call for the Connecta UB grant programme

      Acadèmic

      Applications can be submitted from Monday 5 September for the Connecta UB grants programme, aimed at students with financial difficulties, to provide them with the temporary loan of a laptop computer or a basic Internet connection. ...

    • Academic Ranking of World Universities.- Among the top 200 in the ARWU Ranking 28/07/2022
      Among the top 200 in the ARWU Ranking

      Institucional

      According to the new edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), better known as the Shanghai Ranking, the University of Barcelona is the only Spanish university listed among the top 200 worldwide. ARWU analyses around 2,000 universities from all over the world and publishes the list...

    •  - CHARM-EU secures funding to expand and implement its innovative vision 26/07/2022
      CHARM-EU secures funding to expand and implement its innovative vision

      Institucional

      The new CHARM-EU proposal has won a grant of 12.8 million euros in the 2022 Erasmus+ European Universities Call. CHARM-EU, alongside the three new partners, will continue to deepen, intensify and expand the effectiveness of the existing cooperation to advance the higher education transformation process...

    •  - The University of Barcelona holds the 154th position worldwide in the Rankometer 2022 26/07/2022
      The University of Barcelona holds the 154th position worldwide in the Rankometer 2022

      Institucional

      The University of Barcelona holds the 154th place worldwide and 63rd at the European scale in the last edition of the Rankometer. These results confirm it is the leading Spanish institution in the rankings. The Rankometer 2022 is a ranking combining the results of the five most popular international...

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