Ranked among the best European universities with over 570 years of history, the UB has excellent course offerings and research, and is based in the city of Barcelona.
Study at the UB
The University of Barcelona has a wide range of bachelor’s, master’s and postgraduate courses in all knowledge areas. The UB is always focused the needs of a changing society and ensures that the course offerings go beyond the requirements of quality agencies. Students with qualifications issued outside Spain can be admitted to the university. Consult the admission requirements that apply to your situation for either full courses or temporary stays at the UB.
An international university
The University of Barcelona incorporates an international dimension into its teaching activity and it is committed to participation in international networks and collaboration with prestigious university and research centres.
Temporary stays at the UB
Every year, the University of Barcelona welcomes thousands of students from universities worldwide to take part of their bachelor’s degree or master’s degree courses on our campus. Temporary stays at the UB for a maximum of two semesters can be carried out by agreement between universities, through an exchange programme (Erasmus or others) or based on an individual application. The UB academic calendar starts in the second week of September and ends in June the following year.
Languages at the UB
Catalan is the native and official language of the UB and is used in teaching along with Spanish. The two languages are common in the bachelor’s and master’s degree classes and there are also an increasing number of pathways and subjects in English.