Universitat de Barcelona

Established in 1450, Universitat de Barcelona (UB) is the oldest public university in Catalonia and one of the oldest universities in the world. It is the principal centre of university research in Spain and a European benchmark for research activity, both in terms of the number of research programmes it conducts and the excellence these have achieved. UB publishes more research than any other Spanish institution with the exception of the Spanish National Research Council. Its library holds about two million volumes, making it the second-biggest university library in Spain. UB is widely considered to be the best university in Spain and one of the most prestigious universities outside the English-speaking world. It was ranked 1st in the European Union by uniRank and 55th in the world by the NTU Ranking.

Country

  • Spain ,

City

  • Barcelona ,

Fall semester application deadline

June 15

Spring semester application deadline

November 15

Semester fees (30 ECTS)

Not specified

Subjects available to free mover students

Accounting & Finance [Spanish]Agriculture & Forestry [English]Agriculture & Forestry [Spanish]Anatomy & Physiology [Spanish]Anthropology [English]Anthropology [Spanish]Archaeology [Spanish]Art & Design [Spanish]Biological Sciences [English]Biological Sciences [Spanish]Business & Management Studies [English]Business & Management Studies [Spanish]Communication & Media Studies [Spanish]Computer Science & Information Systems [English]Computer Science & Information Systems [Spanish]Dentistry [Spanish]Development Studies [English]Development Studies [Spanish]Earth & Marine Sciences [Spanish]Economics & Econometrics [English]Economics & Econometrics [Spanish]Education & Training [Spanish]Engineering Chemical [English]Engineering Chemical [Spanish]Environmental Sciences [Spanish]Geography [Spanish]Hospitality & Leisure Management [Spanish]Law [Spanish]Linguistics [English]Materials Science [English]Mathematics [English]Mathematics [Spanish]Medicine [English]Medicine [Spanish]Nursing [Spanish]Performing Arts [Spanish]Pharmacy & Pharmacology [Spanish]Philosophy [English]Philosophy [Spanish]Physics & Astronomy [English]Physics & Astronomy [Spanish]Politics & International Studies [English]Politics & International Studies [Spanish]Psychology [Spanish]Social Policy & Administration [Spanish]Sociology [Spanish]Sports-related Subjects [Spanish]Statistics & Operational Research [Spanish]

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General rankings position

QS World Universities Ranking
184°
THE World Universities Rankings
198°
Academic Ranking of World Universities
151-200°
Center for World University Rankings
133°
CWTS Leiden Ranking
170°
Eduniversal palmes
2/5
U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings
90°
Webometrics
93°

QS World Universities by Subject

Arts & Humanities
86°
Engineering and Technology
149°
Life Sciences & Medicine
65°
Natural Sciences
81°
Social Sciences & Management
149°
Accounting & Finance
151-200°
Agriculture & Forestry
92°
Anatomy & Physiology
35°
Anthropology
51-100°
Archaeology
51-100°
Architecture
Art & Design
101-150°
Biological Sciences
77°
Business & Management Studies
251-300°
Chemistry
120°
Classics & Ancient History
Communication & Media Studies
101-150°
Computer Science & Information Systems
136°
Dentistry
Development Studies
Earth & Marine Sciences
51-100°
Economics & Econometrics
151-200°
Education & Training
76°
Engineering Chemical
101-150°
Engineering CiviI & Structural
Engineering Electrical & Electronic
151-200°
Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
151-200°
Engineering Mineral & Mining
English Language & Literature
101-150°
Environmental Sciences
101-150°
Geography
51-100°
History
101-150°
Hospitality & Leisure Management
Law
101-150°
Library & Information Management
51-100°
Linguistics
Materials Science
151-200°
Mathematics
128°
Medicine
64°
Modern Languages
89°
Nursing
51-100°
Performing Arts
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
66°
Philosophy
46°
Physics & Astronomy
108°
Politics & International Studies
101-150°
Psychology
98°
Social Policy & Administration
51-100°
Sociology
101-150°
Sports-related Subjects
51-100°
Statistics & Operational Research
151-200°
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
Veterinary Science

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