University of Barcelona: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#107 of 14,131 In the World
#27 of 2,785 In Europe
#1 of 75 In Spain
#1 of 6 In Barcelona
#8 of 1,067 For Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Top100 For 31 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.ub.edu
Languages
Catalan;Spanish

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)
Enrollment64,236
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio13:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
99,036
Citations
3,767,419

University of Barcelona majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
29,499 / 1,531,928
Biology
21,627 / 1,169,795
Chemistry
13,650 / 539,127
Physics
13,320 / 576,083
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,232 / 362,938
Environmental Science
8,457 / 333,506
Engineering
7,440 / 245,462
Psychology
6,058 / 252,089
Computer Science
5,667 / 284,961
Demography
4,642 / 270,495
Materials Science
4,568 / 133,418
Surgery
3,494 / 298,633
Oncology and Cancer research
3,361 / 221,324
Biochemistry
2,672 / 143,620
Immunology
2,646 / 202,007
Quantum and Particle physics
2,467 / 141,850
Health Science
2,441 / 166,629
Ecology
2,412 / 110,948
Business
2,338 / 44,226
Pathology
2,285 / 148,545
Geography and Cartography
2,189 / 53,755
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
2,147 / 201,929
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,146 / 150,151
Geology
2,118 / 76,195
Mathematics
1,945 / 47,982
Economics
1,888 / 40,481
Genetics
1,886 / 147,268
Cardiology
1,664 / 82,004
Critical Care Nursing
1,546 / 106,456
Organic Chemistry
1,494 / 47,819
Sociology
1,483 / 18,517
Political Science
1,470 / 9,751
Molecular Biology
1,403 / 70,860
Psychiatry
1,353 / 78,202
Neuroscience
1,345 / 78,042
Theoretical Physics
1,337 / 38,105
Art & Design
1,327 / 22,191
Pediatrics
1,295 / 71,553
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,260 / 32,905
Inorganic Chemistry
1,239 / 60,621

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 835 4660
1992 972 5778
1993 1076 6832
1994 1073 8149
1995 1244 10503
1996 1418 12476
1997 1648 15705
1998 1680 19753
1999 1754 24401
2000 2037 30391
2001 2139 37770
2002 2242 44028
2003 2327 52134
2004 2542 61244
2005 2667 72908
2006 3021 86755
2007 3297 100295
2008 3524 117295
2009 4032 135075
2010 4417 153783
2011 4799 181059
2012 5382 212646
2013 5823 242337
2014 6199 267568
2015 6454 287598
2016 6473 296715
2017 6739 321290
2018 6265 321992
2019 6849 363341
2020 7948 433226
2021 8150 502969

Tuition

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

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

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Título de Graduado Administration, 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 Universitario Arts and Humanities, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Social Sciences

University of Barcelona alumni

  1. Pau Gasol

    Pau Gasol
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    basketball playeractor
    Biography

    Pau Gasol Sáez is a Spanish former professional basketball player. He is a six-time NBA All-Star and a four-time All-NBA team selection, twice on the second team and twice on the third team. Gasol has won two NBA championships, both with the Los Angeles Lakers back-to-back in 2009 and 2010. He was the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2002 with the Memphis Grizzlies, being the first non-American player to have won that award. He is regarded as one of the greatest power forwards of all time and is also considered as one of the greatest European players of all time. He is the older brother of fellow NBA player Marc Gasol.

  2. Lluís Companys

    Lluís Companys
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1882-1940 (aged 58)
    Enrolled in the University of Barcelona
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyertrade unionist
    Biography

    Lluís Companys i Jover was a Catalan politician who served as president of Catalonia from 1934 to 1940, during the Spanish Civil War.

  3. Antonio Luna

    Antonio Luna
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1866-1899 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    military officerpharmacistscientist
    Biography

    Antonio Narciso Luna de San Pedro y Novicio Ancheta was a Filipino army general who fought in the Philippine–American War before his assassination in 1899.

  4. Joan Laporta

    Joan Laporta
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianteacherbusinessperson
    Biography

    Joan Laporta i Estruch is a Spanish politician and current president of FC Barcelona.

General info

Alternative names UB
Universitat de Barcelona
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports
Motto Libertas perfundet omnia luce
Academic structure Faculty 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 memberships European University Association (EUA)
Coimbra Group
International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
International Research Universities Network (IRUN)

Location and Contacts

Address Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 585
Barcelona, Catalonia, 08007
Spain
City population 1,637,000
Phone +34 934021100
Fax +34 934035404

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