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Founded in 1450, the University of Barcelona is one of the oldest institutions in Catalonia. The university places great importance on innovation and inclusion while also integrating traditional values into its everyday practices. Its scientific production and academic services position the University of Barcelona among global leaders.
The UB has sixteen faculties, ten affiliated centers, and a doctoral school. Students can choose from one of the largest selections of academic programs, in all areas of knowledge, for each stage of higher education learning — whether they are looking for an academic degree or simply want to update their knowledge through varied training programs.
- Largest Selection of Programs. Students can choose from nearly 800 academic degree programs across all levels and fields of study, excluding non-degree training programs.
- Best Student City. Barcelona is among the 25 best cities in the world to study.
- Graduate Employability. 87% of UB graduates find employment one year after completing their studies.
- Top Student Choice. Each year, the UB welcomes 13,000 new students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.
- Financial Support. The university offers a total of 250,000 per year in study grants.
- Student Development. Due to its partnerships with worldwide universities, nearly 800 UB students join mobility programs each year.
- Professional Growth. The UB provides professional advice, in-company placements, and, finally, access to the UB’s job bank where students can search for job offers across all areas.
- The University of Barcelona ranks third among Spanish universities with the highest rate of entry into the job market. In fact, 87% of UB graduates find a job after completing their degree.
- Through professional advice and career guidance activities, students can define their career goals and gain skills that are among the most valued in today’s job market.
- The university also offers students the opportunity to practice their skills in real work environments through in-company placements.
- Upon graduation, students gain access to the UB’s job bank, where they can search for employment opportunities across all areas and the economic sector.
- Aspiring entrepreneurs will also receive guidance from the initial idea to the foundation of a company.
- The University of Barcelona has a network of 16 libraries, known as the UB Library, equipped with individual study spaces, IT support, and learning facilities.
- The UB also has 100,000 square meters of facilities dedicated to sport and health.
- It is the only public university in Catalonia operating its own halls of residence, offering accommodation, meals, and social spaces.
- The university has its own university residence, operated by a private company. In addition, it also has several affiliated halls of residence, such as Àgora BCN Residence, Bonaigua Hall of Residence (for women), and Monterols Hall of Residence (for men) to name a few.
Every year, the University of Barcelona offers over €250,000 for its bkUB scholarship program.
Students can find a number of grants and financial aid available for EHEA bachelor’s degree courses, master’s degree courses, doctoral programs, as well as UB-specific master’s degree courses and postgraduate diplomas.
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