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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)

C. Jordi Girona 31 Barcelona View map
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is a public institution of Higher Education and Research, specialised in the areas of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology that offers:

-         71 

-         76  (25 taught entirely inEnglish)

-         48  (3 Erasmus Mundus)

This offer is completed byinternational mobility and double degree programmes.

-         48 International double degree with 33 universities

-         724 Higher education institutions with student exchange agreements

-         2,828 students on international mobility programmes (1,414 incoing students)

As a leading member ofinternational networks of excellence, the UPC has a privileged relationshipwith global scientific and educational organisations. As a result, theUniversity is at an advantage when it comes to attracting international talent.

-         205 research groups

-         10 TECNIO network research centres

-         18 specific research centres

-         15 associated research entities.

UPC is in the subject rankings among the 25 best universities in the world in Architecture and Built Environment, among the 35 in Civil and Structural Engineering, among the top 100 in the broad subject areas Engineering and Technology and the specific subjects Telecommunications, Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and Information Systems and Art and Design.

Barcelona has a strong international vibe. Studying here, you’re guaranteed to meet people from all over the world. So, if you’re looking for a truly international study abroad experience, Barcelona is a safe bet.

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Bachelor's degree

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Master's degree

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Doctoral programmes

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Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Barcelona East School of Engineering (EEBE)

Barcelona School of Agricultural Engineering (ESAB)

Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB)

Barcelona School of Building Construction (EPSEB)

Barcelona School of Civil Engineering (ETSECCPB)

Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB)

Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB)

Barcelona School of Nautical Studies (FNB)

Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering (ETSETB)

Castelldefels School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering (EETAC)

Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics (FME)

Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Centre (CITM)

Manresa School of Engineering (EPSEM)

School of Mathematics and Statistics (FME)

Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT)

Terrassa School of Optics and Optometry (FOOT)

Vallès School of Architecture (ETSAV)

Vilanova i la Geltrú School of Engineering (EPSEVG)

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Civil Engineering School of Barcelona, Technical University of Catalonia (ETSECCPB)

Department of Aerospace Engineering

Department of Agri-Food Engineering and Biotechnology (DEAB)

Department of Applied Sciences

Department of Architectural Design (PA)

Department of Architectural Representation (RA)

Department of Architectural Technology (TA)

Department of Architecture Technology (TA)

Department of Architecture, Urbanism and Building Construction

Department of Automatic Control (ESAII)

Department of Chemical Engineering (EQ)

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (DECA)

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Computer Architecture (DAC)

Department of Computer Science (CS)

Department of Electrical Engineering (DEE)

Department of Electronic Engineering (EEL)

Department of Engineering Presentation (EGE)

Department of Fluid Mechanics (MF)

Department of Health Science and Technology

Department of Heat Engines (MMT)

Department of History and Theory of Architecture and Communication Techniques (THATC)

Department of Industrial Design and Manufacturing

Department of Informatics Engineering

Department of Management (OE)

Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy (CMEM)

Department of Mining, Industrial and ICT Engineering (EMIT)

Department of Nautical Science and Engineering (CEN)

Department of Naval, Marine and Nautical Engineering

Department of Network Engineering (ENTEL)

Department of Optics and Optometry (OO)

Department of Physics (FIS)

Department of Service and Information System Engineering (ESSI)

Department of Signal Theory and Communications (TSC)

Department of Statistics and Operations Research (EIO)

Department of Urbanism and Regional Planning (UOT)

Faculty of Mathematics and Statistics (FME)

Institute of Energy Technologies (INTE)

Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC)

Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO)

Teacher Training and Gender Studies

Telecomunications Engineering

The Environment, Sustainability and Natural Resources

University Research Institute for Sustainability Science And Technology (IS.UPC)

University Highlights

Total students - 22,632


International students - 2,901


Total faculty staff - 2,422


Total students - 22,632


International students - 2,901


Total faculty staff - 2,422


Undergraduate Program

2,000 - 4,000
4,000 - 6,000

Postgraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
6,000 - 8,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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