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A guide for future students

The goal is to make their adaptation to university easier
Information on each degree, on the aids they can apply for, and in general, on the university life.

Outstanding improvement in the QS ranking

The University of Barcelona climbs fifteen positions
It holds the 168 position worldwide and is the top one in Spain in the prestigious QS World University Rankings
The first session of the UB institutes will provide a more realist and updated view on space exploration

1st Session of the UB institutes

A multidisciplinary view on space
It will consist of a roundtable on the NewSpace Strategy of Catalonia and several talks offered by the institutes

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Our university integrates tradition and innovation
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Spanish university in the ARWU ranking 2020
most innovative university in Spain, according to Reuters
scientific publications in 2018

Our studies and faculties

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

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

The origins of farming insects

Some have grown ambrosia fungi for more than 100 million years.

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The UB commemorates the World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

The UB organizes several activities to give visibility to the refugees' realities.

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Nanoelectro, from Escola Lavínia, is one of the winning mockups.

Nanorobotos to fight millennium challenges

Presented in the project NanoInventum, to be part of the STEAM.CAT program.

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Face Shield UB receives the Spanish certification

Face Shield UB receives Spanish certification

The Research Group D..., from the Faculty of Fine Arts, has designed this protection mask.

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Mar Guasp, Josep Dalmau, Lidia Sabater i Jon Landa. Image: H. Clínic

Researchers identify a new autoimmune encephalitis

The discovery of the encephalitis anti-GluK2 was led by UB lecturer Josep Dalmau.

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Els Vespres de la UB, like never before

Els Vespres de la UB, like never before

They change the scenario and move to the Agustí Pedro i Pons building.

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The scientific consortium MilkCorona analyses the impact of the natural infection by SARS-CoV-2 and the vaccination on human milk.

COVID-19 and breastfeeding

Two studies by the MilkCorona consortium determine the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 infection in breastfeeding.

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The story of a turtle that was taken twice by different fishing gears reveals a dual threat for many marine animals: Photo: Save The Med

Thunderbird, a turtle captured twice

Ghost fishing and fishery bycatches are a dual threat to sea turtles.

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Photo: NewSpace Strategy for Catalonia

Session "The exploration (and exploitation) of space"

UB research institutes will provide a multidisciplinary view on space.

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The rector with the deans who took office today.

Inauguration ceremony for new deans

Eugeni Graugés i Oriol Pujol, new deans of Physics and Mathematics and Copmuter Science, respectively.

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The UB on video