University of Barcelona

The Universitat de Barcelona, founded in 1450, is a comprehensive higher education institution that presents a deep-rooted academic tradition coupled with a vigorous research activity that ranked it as one of the first scientific universities in the country.

It is located in the city of Barcelona, one of the main cosmopolitan hubs in the Mediterranean and indeed in Europe. The University of Barcelona’s sixteen centres, clustered into six main campuses, are spread over the city and completely integrated into the urban life.

Being one of the biggest universities in Spain, the University of Barcelona welcomes a large number of students from both Spanish universities and abroad every year. It has over 64.000 undergraduate students and almost 19.000 master and postgraduate students and doctoral candidates. More than 11.000 students are from overseas and of over 139 different countries.

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