Universitat de Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain
The University of Barcelona (UB) is the most formidable public institution of higher education in Catalonia, catering to the needs of the greatest number of students and delivering the broadest and most comprehensive offering in higher educational courses.



The University of Barcelona offers prospective students a wide range of course offerings tailored to their needs and to the needs of society in general, thus placing the University at the head of academic fields in very different degree areas, from technology on the one hand to art on the other.


The University of Barcelona (UB) is Spain’s leading research university, publishing more research than any other Spanish institution with the exception of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) (Third European Report on Science and Technology Indicators).


If you would like to form part of the University of Barcelona team you should consult the open calls for job vacancies in each of the following professional profiles:

  • Teaching and research staff (TRS)
  • Administrative and service staff (AdSS)

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Universitat de Barcelona!


Student services

Students at the University of Barcelona have access to the best services and support materials for every aspect of their academic lives: a network of libraries boasting the largest catalogue of all the Catalan universities, the chance to learn a wide selection of languages , comprehensive sports facilities, plus the advantages offered by new teaching and learning technologies and institutional subscriptions to leading publications .

Library services

The UB Library offers its users the following services and resources:

  • nineteen libraries equipped with individual study spaces, self-access learning facilities and IT support of different kinds, with opening hours designed to serve the UB community's different needs;
  • a varied range of library and information resources;

ICT services

Teaching activity at the University of Barcelona is fully supported by the Virtual Campus, an online learning environment adapted to the needs of face-to-face, blended and distance learning models.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Barcelona has campuses throughout and outside Barcelona, creating a unique relationship with the city and the wider region. This relationship stimulates participation in civic life and provides a means of sharing resources and services between the University and the city.

Sports facilities

Its 100,000 sq m of sports facilities host a wide range of directed activities and provide a series of installations for community use, among which are swimming pools, tennis courts, directed activity and fitness rooms, football and rugby pitches, a sports centre and an athletics track.


The UB in the field of legal studies is the only university in Catalonia that is among the top 100 universities in the world according to the QS World University Ranking in 2014.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees