Universitat de Barcelona


What you will learn

Archeology is the science that studies past human societies and their evolution through the interpretation of the material recovered from the excavations, surveys and other interventions. Knowledge of the past is essential to understand the current reality. The bachelor's degree in Archeology is aimed at anyone interested in the past of humankind. It delves in understanding the origins of humanity in prehistoric times and the great Empires, our medieval and postmedieval past and the material knowledge of contemporary cultures.

The degree in Archeology rests on a scientific and research structures of high quality recognized by international university rankings. Numerous quality research groups dedicated to Archeology at the UB develop national and international research projects of great importance that are ideal to complement the training of students.

Our degree also promotes national and international mobility agreements with selected universities.

Number of ECTS credits. 240
Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities
Faculty or school: Faculty of Geography and History

What you will need

Language competence and analysis skills.
Foreign language competence (the reading skills required to study course-related literature and the general communication skills required to pursue course-related training).
Familiarity with a classic language, preferably Latin.
Computer skills at a user level.

Distribution of credits

Subject area typeECTS credits
Basic training63
Compulsory placements12
Compulsory final project6

Subjects (information available in Catalan)

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain

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.

Fields in which you can work

Excavations and archaeological studies, including environmental impact studies or projects addressing national heritage.
Specialist publishing.
Research in higher education and in public- and private-sector institutions and museums.
Archaeological heritage management in local, regional and national public-sector organizations.
Secondary education.