Research and innovation


Research at the Faculty of Education aims to contribute to improving the lives of all people and to problem-solving in different educational settings, as well as developing further knowledge of the scientific foundations of education from a cross-disciplinary perspective.

Our research is conducted in research groups, centres and institutes. In accordance with the 2017-2019 call of the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) of the Government of Catalonia, the Faculty of Education incorporates 21 recognized research groups.

The University of Barcelona is the leading research university in Spain. By volume of publications, the UB is the second-ranked state research institution after the CSIC, according to the Third European Report on Science & Technology Indicators.