The University of Barcelona is the best-rated state center in all international research indicators. The Faculty of Philology and Communication provides quality and prestigious research through the work of numerous groups and projects obtained in national and international competitive calls, research institutes and research and documentation centers. The Faculty's Research Committee (LINCAR) is the body in charge of defining, monitoring and evaluating the main lines of action in research. The Research Office is in charge of the financial and administrative management of the projects and offers general information on calls for proposals and grants.