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The University of Barcelona offers more academic programmes and has achieved higher research quality than any other institution in Catalonia
The University of Barcelona, tradition and innovation

The UB

The UB is Spain's leading university, offering a range of high-quality academic programmes and excellent research standards.

Closely linked to Barcelona and Catalonia, it combines traditional values with innovation, quality and inclusion

The University of Barcelona has sixteen faculties, ten affiliated centres and a doctoral school through which all its academic programmes are run. It also has a Science Park, a Science and Technology Centre service, seventeen research institutes, over five hundred research groups and nearly six thousand researchers.

With sixteen libraries and a hundred thousand square metres dedicated to health and sport, the University of Barcelona offers a wide range of services. Nearly seven thousand square metres of developed space are available to the largest university community in Catalonia.

The University of Barcelona is the foremost university in Spain

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The University of Barcelona provides its community with a wide range of academic, social, cultural and sports services


All the resources you need to enjoy university life in the 21st century: faculties, services and a modern city.

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The university is a first-order societal stakeholder committed to sustainable development objectives


The University of Barcelona, with its sustainable development objectives.

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Would you like to work at the University of Barcelona? See teaching and research staff and administrative and service staff vacancies

Work at the UB

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