The University of Barcelona is synonymous with a vocation to serve citizens, making progress and innovation one of its highest goals.
About the UB
A window to discover the UB
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 UB in figures
Mission and values
The University of Barcelona has the mission to provide a public service for higher education, with the highest level of quality, through study, teaching, research and effective management of knowledge transfer.
The UB’s values are derived from the principles set out in its Statutes, which are shared by the entire university community: freedom, democracy, justice, equality and solidarity.
UB 2030 Strategic Plan
The University of Barcelona has started a process of strategic reflection with a long-term horizon. What would you like the University of Barcelona to be like in 2030?Further information