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University of Barcelona (UB)

Barcelona, Barcelona
US News 96
Times Higher Education 201 - 250
QS World University 165
Shanghai 151 - 200
About University
Type Of University Public–Unspecified
Established Year 1450
Degree Offered Masters
Admission Session Not Available
University Description
The University of Barcelona 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 UB is also the principal centre of university research in Spain and has become a European benchmark for research activity, both in terms of the number of research programmes it conducts and the excellence these have achieved.Its own history closely tied to the history of Barcelona and of Catalonia, our university combines the values of tradition with its position as an institution dedicated to innovation and teaching excellence: a university that is as outward-looking and cosmopolitan as the city from which it takes its name.
Top 5 reasons why International students should consider this university
  • University of Barcelona has a 1st rank (Country Rank) according to US News &World report.
  • It has #96 in Arts & Humanities according to QS World University Rankings.
  • It is the top-rated Spanish university in the most prestigious international university rankings.
  • The employment rate for University of Barcelona graduates are 88% of master degree holders
  • It has a network of sixteen different library centres located on-campus.
Male Female Ratio

Not Available

All Students 63,000
International Students 12,000
Acceptance Ratio

Not Available

University website
Size of University Large
University Setting Urban
Major City Barcelona
Nearest Airports Barcelona, Spain (11 Miles)
Geographic Region Not Available
University Address Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 585, Barcelona, 08007
Location & Weather
Average Monthly Temperature
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
8.89 15
48 59
8.33 15
47 59
10 17.22
50 63
12.78 19.44
55 67
15.56 22.78
60 73
20 26.67
68 80
22.78 28.89
73 84
23.33 29.44
74 85
20.56 26.11
69 79
16.67 22.78
62 73
12.22 18.33
54 65
9.44 15.56
49 60
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