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The University of Barcelona is among the top two hundred universities in the world.
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Research at the UB

Research activity at the University of Barcelona has a social and economic impact at local, state and international levels.

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The University of Barcelona is among the top two hundred universities in the world

UB research, leading in Europe

The University of Barcelona is a leading university in Europe, with four cross-cutting missions: train future professionals, carry out high-level research, transfer knowledge to society and ensure that knowledge contributes to the well-being and progress of society.

1st
Innovative University in Spain (Reuters)
25th
Among the top universities in Europe over 400 years old
183th
World position, according to QS World University Rankings
6,305
Scientific publications in 2019
600
theses read in 2019
€144M
raised for research and transfer
17
research institutes
249
consolidated research groups
The University of Barcelona, among the best 200 universities in the world.
The UB in international rankings

The University of Barcelona is the Spanish university with the highest position in international rankings.

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