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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
Students

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.
Jordi Serra-Cobo

Biodiversity, the last frontier

Interview with the lecturer Jordi Serra-Cobo
“Preserving biodiversity is a tool to protect us from the emergence of diseases”

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.
The cycle “Shelter, university and local world” consists of six webinars, to be held from June 14 to 18.
Academic

Shelter, university and local world

The UB Solidarity Foundation is organizing, from June 14 to 18, this cycle of webinars.

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The site of Kum-Castellet inBanyoles.
Research

Excavations in Tivissa Iberian sites

Advances in the study of the only Iberian town in the lower course of the Ebro River and the Ancient Iberian period.

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The CHITEL conference, which will bring together more than one hundred researchers from the main Spanish-speaking countries in a single event for the first time. Copyright: Stephen Andrews.
Research

Conference on Specific Language Impairment

It will analyze the social consequences of this disorder and its impact on memory and attention span.

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Licia Verde
Research

Licia Verde, King Jaume I Award on Basic Research

The ICCUB cosmologist was awarded in the 33rd edition of the awards, announced today.

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One of the most iconic pictures of Charles Dickens (1812-1870), in his study in Gad’s Hill Place.
Culture

The first Spanish translation of Dickens

John Stone discovers the identity of Dickens' first English-to-Spanish translator.

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Audonin’s gull is a vulnerable species in Spain. Photo: Raül Ramos (UB-IRBio).
Research

Audonin’s gull, a threatened seabird

Marine protected areas contribute to the conservation of this species.

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Society of Quality Assurance International award to a scientific poster by the PCB and the UB
Research

Quality inspections through a remote system

Society of Quality Assurance international award to a scientific poster by the PCB and the UB.

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International Archives Week
Culture

International Archives Week

From the 7th to the 11th of June, under the motto "Empowering archives".

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Meeting in the faculty of Economics and Business, the first to be held by the Rector’s Office in the different faculties.
Institutional

The Rector's Office visits the faculties

The start of a series of work meetings with members of the university community in each centre.

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The activity ended with a public performance in front of more than 300 people. Photo: Èpica Foundation.
Research

Science and performing arts against stereotypes

Participation in a pioneer theatre program reduces prejudices against physical illnesses

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The UB on video