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Exhibition “Deconstructing Francoism”, carried out by EUROM and presented in the Model prison (Barcelona), in 2019.

The past that shapes the present

The management of heritage and historical memory
The UB has several research groups that work on heritage and memory projects across the country
Itziar de Lecuona.

Ethics for digital society

Interview to the new director of OBD, Itziar de Lecuona
“We must avoid the tendency to commercialize personal data”
University of Barcelona.

The UB outstands in 40 disciplines

New edition of QS Rankings by Subject
The UB is listed at the top in Anatomy and Physiology, Library and Information Management, and Philosophy

The Univer
sity

in figures
Our university integrates tradition and innovation
+63 k
UB students
1st
Spanish university in the ARWU ranking 2020
1st
most innovative university in Spain, according to Reuters
+5,700
scientific publications in 2018

Our studies and faculties

Find out our studies

Bachelor's, master's, and postgraduate's degrees, and doctorate programmes as also as lifelong learning courses.

Find out our faculties and centers

Sixteen faculties and ten affiliated centers with a wide range of studies and research in all scientific areas.
Gorillas.
Research

The secret behind gorillas’ chest beats

The body size of primates is conveyed in their sound messages.

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Huntington
Research

New consortium to treat Huntington’s

It will promote stem-cell advanced therapy to treat this neurodegenerative disease.

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Participants in a previous edition of the UB employment fair.
Academic

Virtual UB Employment Fair

It will allow students and graduates of different disciplines to get in touch with employers.

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Appointments.
Institutional

Incorporations to Rector's and Manager's offices

The rector appointed Glòria Matalí, Jordi Matas, Ander Errasti and Eva Perelló new positions.

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CHARM-EU
Academic

New master's degrees: first CHARM-EU studies

Novelties in master's degrees for the next academic year include the first by the European university CHARM-EU.

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Juan Fran Sangüesa
Institutional

Replacement in the Scientific and Technological Centers

The rector appointed the biochemical engineer Juan Fran Sangüesa new director of CCiTUB.

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Project euCanSHare.
Research

Multinational platform for cardiovascular data

European project euCanSHare gathers data on more than a million individuals from 35 cohorts.

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Comet.
Research

New data on first interstellar comet ever detected

Its composition would be similar to the gas nad dust cloud that originated the Solar System.

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Coimbra.
Institutional

UB representative for the "3-minute thesis" contest

The winner is PhD student Cristina Morales, from the study program on Linguistic, Literary and Cultural Studies.

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Aleix Prat.
Research

Advances in metastatic breast cancer

Molecular classification predicts the disease prognosis and the benefit of a cell cycle inhibitor.

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The UB on video