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Institutional welcome

A unique institutional welcome

This year, the UB offersan escape room to its students
It is possible to participate from 13 September to 8 October, and it includes face-to-face and online tests.
Vaccination campaign

Vaccination campaign at the UB

The Health Department starts a campaign aimed at students
A vaccination campaign aimed at students starts on Wednesday at the UB and UPC.
ARWU

Among the top 200 in the world

Shanghai ranking
The UB is listed once more as the only university in Spain among the top 200 worldwide.

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.
Childhood maltreatment alters the HOA-axis activity in early stages of life
Research

Child maltreatment and neurological development

Minors who suffer maltreatment can develop neurobiological disruptions.

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App SocUB
Academic

The SocUB app has new features

This academic year, the app features the student digital card and the CRAI Libraries Cercabib.

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The activation pathway of AMPK through GDF15 is a key mechanism against type 2 diabetes.
Research

New energy metabolism pathway

The AMPK activation route via cytokine GDF15 could help fight type 2 diabetes.

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ABEX
Research

New chair on robotic surgery

Created thanks to an agreement between the UB, Bellvitge Hospital and ABEX Excelencia Robótica.

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Anna Navarro.
Institutional

Lecture on university, at Economics and Business

Businesswoman Anna Navarro and Minister Gemma Geis to participate in the activity.

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The study by the Group on Seabird Ecology of the University of Barcelona reveals extreme changes in the feeding patterns of the yellow-legged gull over the last twenty years.
Research

Changes in the diet of gulls in Medes Islands

About 50% of gulls’ food resources come from landfills or meat industries.

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Equip liderat pel catedràtic Francisco Ciruela (UB-IDIBELL-UBNeuro).
Research

New photopharmaceuticals for localized medicine

A non-addictive morphine, a treatment against psoriasis and a tool to study pain.

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Cystine crystal aggregates present in the bladder of a mouse with cystinuria, observated at 500 magnifications in a scanning electron microscope. Image: Clara Mayayo, edited by Miguel López Heredia.
Research

New orphan drug for cystinuria

A natural compound with antioxidant properties to prevent cystine stones.

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Back to Sport!
Culture

Back to Sport! is back

Special offer for students to subscribe to UB Sports during the academic year for a reduced fee.

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Charm.
Institutional

CHARM-EU launches its first master’s degree

The event will take place on Thursday, September 2 at 11:00 and can be followed online.

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The UB on video

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