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The over 5,700 members of teaching and research staff publish every year over 5,740 scientific publications.
A key area of the University of Barcelona

Scientific output

The University of Barcelona is among the seventy-five universities in the world with the highest scientific output, according to the University Ranking by Academic Performance.

A university focused on research

The University of Barcelona is the Catalan institution that has most researchers among the most cited in the world, according to Clarivate Analytics, an example of the quality of the scientific output developed by over 5,700 members. Professionals who are employed in the sixteen faculties, research institutes, participating institutes, research centres as well as in observatories and documentation centres.

The University of Barcelona has 297 research groups recognised by the Government of Catalonia, that include researchers of ICREA, Ramón y Cajal, Juan de la Cierva and Beatriu de Pinós. Additionally, the University has three university hospitals and thirteen associated hospitals. Thus, researchers has the support of Scientific and Technological Centers

Website on the scientific output of UB

Find out a little more about the research of our university

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Over four hundred theses are defended each year at the University of Barcelona.
Find out the UB’s institutes and research centers.

Check out the activity of the thirty institutes and research centers, own and participated, of the University of Barcelona.

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