University of Barcelona Rankings

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In the World#140 of 14178
In Europe#34 of 2794
In Spain#2 of 75
In Barcelona#1 of 6
In Art#8 of 5,495

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
63,617
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
ub.edu
Languages
Catalan;Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
106,140
Citations
3,732,851

University of Barcelona majors

by publication count

Medicine
26,149
Biology
15,909
Chemistry
15,393
Physics
7,299
Psychology
5,604
Materials science
4,637
Mathematics
3,377
Art
3,083
Computer science
2,626
Geology
2,412
Geography
2,403
Philosophy
2,114
Political science
1,801
Environmental science
1,621
Sociology
1,610
Economics
1,411
Business
777
Engineering
638
History
437

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art206,967
Philosophy2511,159
Geography5753,990
Medicine811,135,366
Chemistry90467,442
Geology11979,183
Biology124844,976
Physics132322,555
Environmental science14362,669
Psychology186199,242
Economics24738,657
Materials science257118,305
Mathematics25871,307
Political science3267,486
History369841
Computer science38565,696
Sociology39114,487
Engineering49117,575
Business53911,601

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19907433355
19917884325
19928915394
199310046342
199410037469
199511389858
1996130511432
1997150814261
1998155418228
1999161522337
2000188427976
2001199834986
2002207540612
2003215448439
2004234157362
2005245468647
2006281581431
2007307693700
20083268109292
20093711125501
20104003142699
20114310171387
20124956202552
20135442227605
20145794248792
20155976267998
20166053269620
20176169286553
20185651269311
20196105306735
20206613340690

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (baxtiller) and pre-university examination (PAAU), or entrance examination for adults
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)
Enrollment63,617
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio13:1

Tuition

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

University of Barcelona has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 GraduadoAdministration, Advertising and Publicity, Anthropology, Arabic, Architecture, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Catalan, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Cooking and Catering, Criminology, Dentistry, Design, Dietetics, Documentation Techniques, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Food Science, French, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, Hebrew, History, Information Management, International Business, Jewish Studies, Labour and Industrial Relations, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, Museum Studies, Nursing, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Podiatry, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Relations, Restoration of Works of Art, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Sports, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism
Máster UniversitarioArts and Humanities, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Social Sciences

General info

Alternative namesUB
Universitat de Barcelona
WikipediaUniversity of Barcelona
AccreditationMinistry of Education, Culture, and Sports
MottoLibertas perfundet omnia luce
Academic structureFaculty of Biology
Faculty of Chemistry
Faculty of Odontology
Faculty of Economic and Business Studies
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Fine Arts
Faculty of Geography and History
Faculty of Geology
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Mathematics
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Library Sciences and Documentation
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Philology
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Physics
Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Teacher Training
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Coimbra Group
International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
International Research Universities Network (IRUN)

Location and Contacts

AddressGran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 585
Barcelona, Catalonia, 08007
Spain
City population1,637,000
Phone+34 934021100
Fax+34 934035404

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