Autonomous University of Barcelona: Statistics

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#214 of 14,160In the World
#74 of 2,789In Europe
#3 of 75In Spain
#42 of 1,026For Veterinary
Top100For 12 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
26,467
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Spanish;Catalan

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (batxiller) and pre-university examination (madurez), or entrance examination for adults
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - February; February-June)
Enrollment26,467
Full time employee4,750
Student:staff ratio6:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
86,508
Citations
2,630,533

Autonomous University of Barcelona majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
25,451 / 1,022,592
Biology
17,589 / 811,343
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
10,967 / 280,856
Physics
8,057 / 447,394
Chemistry
7,737 / 257,380
Environmental Science
6,890 / 278,529
Engineering
6,037 / 162,365
Computer Science
5,273 / 174,106
Psychology
4,916 / 175,689
Demography
3,809 / 164,422
Surgery
3,270 / 196,547
Business
2,719 / 79,380
Materials Science
2,639 / 64,582
Oncology and Cancer research
2,581 / 170,113
Quantum and Particle physics
2,422 / 268,790
Geography and Cartography
2,397 / 56,398
Immunology
2,277 / 128,545
Pathology
2,218 / 106,057
Economics
2,217 / 72,649
Mathematics
2,053 / 52,918
Sociology
1,957 / 32,986
Genetics
1,895 / 95,190
Ecology
1,844 / 116,723
Health Science
1,833 / 99,522
Political Science
1,779 / 18,921
Biochemistry
1,754 / 79,050
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,716 / 95,536
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,478 / 33,458
Art & Design
1,387 / 9,994
Cardiology
1,315 / 37,610
Virology
1,262 / 48,150
Nuclear Physics
1,250 / 193,996
Critical Care Nursing
1,205 / 63,867
Environmental Management
1,168 / 75,294
Molecular Biology
1,147 / 38,642
Microbiology
1,070 / 39,457
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
1,065 / 20,587
Anatomy and Physiology
1,019 / 38,653
Geology
1,010 / 30,330
Psychiatry
994 / 45,236

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19905572146
19915442642
19925833452
19936273604
19946894441
19958376291
19968847097
19979248065
199810449932
1999103811756
2000112114362
2001123117302
2002148720707
2003147624621
2004170029247
2005205136055
2006234944259
2007254154905
2008291365955
2009323277732
2010345089336
20113950110196
20124442138005
20134711162803
20145073180946
20155430204214
20165335212398
20175353213281
20184949200767
20195112227640
20206081278952

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$1,750$1,750
International students$1,750$1,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Título de GraduadoAccountancy, Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Anatomy, Artificial Intelligence, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Design, Ecology, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Forestry, Genetics, Geology, Government, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Sciences, History of Law, Hotel Management, Human Rights, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, International Studies, Journalism, Labour and Industrial Relations, Labour Law, Law, Management, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Microbiology, Microelectronics, Middle Eastern Studies, Molecular Biology, Music Education, Musicology, Natural Sciences, Neurological Therapy, Neurosciences, Nursing, Paediatrics, Peace and Disarmament, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Law, Public Relations, Regional Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Special Education, Statistics, Surgery, Systems Analysis, Tourism, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Urban Studies, Veterinary Science
Máster PropioAccountancy, Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Anatomy, Aquaculture, Artificial Intelligence, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Design, Ecology, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Forestry, Genetics, Geology, Government, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Sciences, History of Law, Hotel Management, Human Rights, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, International Studies, Journalism, Labour and Industrial Relations, Labour Law, Law, Management, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Microbiology, Microelectronics, Middle Eastern Studies, Molecular Biology, Music Education, Musicology, Natural Sciences, Neurological Therapy, Neurosciences, Nursing, Paediatrics, Peace and Disarmament, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Law, Public Relations, Regional Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Special Education, Statistics, Surgery, Systems Analysis, Tourism, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Urban Studies, Veterinary Science
DoctorAnthropology, Aquaculture, Archaeology, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Demography and Population, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, Food Science, Genetics, Geology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, History, Immunology, Journalism, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Musicology, Neurosciences, Paediatrics, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Romance Languages, Sociology, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation

Autonomous University of Barcelona alumni

  1. Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1964-2020 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    novelistscreenwriterpublicist
    Biography

    Carlos Ruiz Zafón was a Spanish novelist best known for his 2001 novel La sombra del viento (The Shadow of the Wind).

  2. Quim Torra

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    Quim Torra
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    1980-1985 graduated with Licentiate degree in Law
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Joaquim Torra i Pla, known as Quim Torra, is a Catalan lawyer and journalist from Spain. He served as President of the Government of Catalonia from 17 May 2018 to 28 September 2020, when the Supreme Court of Spain confirmed a court ruling by the High Court of Justice of Catalonia condemning him because of disobeying the Central Electoral Board during the April 2019 general election, leading to his disqualification from office.

  3. Carme Forcadell

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    Carme Forcadell
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with licentiate
    Occupations
    politicianhigh school teachercultural activistwriteradvisor
    Biography

    Maria Carme Forcadell i Lluís is a Spanish politician from Catalonia. She is the former President of the Parliament of Catalonia, as well as a Catalan high school teacher, known for her Catalan independence activism.

  4. Raül Romeva

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    Raül Romeva
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in economics
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacheressayistanalystcasteller
    Biography

    Raül Romeva i Rueda is a politician from Spain and a former Member of the European Parliament with the Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds, part of the European Greens. He sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs and its Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. In the Catalan parliamentary election of 2015 he led the Pro-Independence electoral list, Together for Yes. He was named Minister for External and Institutional Relations, and Transparency in the Catalan Regional Government under President Carles Puigdemont on January 14, 2016 before his role was revoked by the Spanish Government on the 27th of October 2017, as part of the application of the constitution's article 155.

General info

Alternative namesUAB
Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
AccreditationMinistry of Education, Culture, and Sports
Academic structureSchool of Engineering
Faculty of Biosciences
Science Faculty
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Education Sciences
Faculty of Political Science and Sociology
Law School
Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculty of Philosophy and Letters
School of Medicine
Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Translation and Interpretation
Faculty of Veterinary
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)

Location and Contacts

AddressCampus de Bellaterra, Edificio A
Cerdanyola del Vallès, Catalonia, 08193
Spain
City population57,000
Phone+34 935812222
Fax+34 935812000

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