The UB is member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU).
The University of Barcelona is intensively active in research in every branch of knowledge: health sciences, experimental sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts and humanities The international impact of its scientific output and its commitment to innovation are part of the University of Barcelona’s DNA. The UB is membre of League of European Research Universities (LERU) and it has HRS4R accreditation of the European Commission, a quality seal that recognizes efforts to foster equal opportunities and the capacity to attract talent.
Our research activities are conducted in its sixteen faculties, in nearly three hundred research groups and seventeen institutes, four of which have been accredited as Maria de Maeztu Units of Excellence, awarded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation. Knowledge transfer is another fundamental focus of action, with first-rate infrastructures like the Science and Technology Centres, the Barcelona Science Park or the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation.
Find out our dossier “Research at the University of Barcelona (2019)”