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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Bellaterra Campus UAB Barcelona View map
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Public
Very High
31,986
2,187
3,848

Overview

The  (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Europe. The UAB is located only 25 minutes via public transportation from Barcelona’s city centre, a cosmopolitan metropolis lying on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. The main campus is located in Bellaterra, in the heart of one of the main industrial and technological poles of Mediterranean Europe.

The UAB caters to all aspects of university life. The campus is a true city of knowledge with almost 50,000 inhabitants: students, lecturers, researchers and administrative staff. It is organised with all the necessary services for the university community: residence halls (2,600 places), specialised libraries, a language learning centre, sport facilities (with a gym, pools, football pitch, etc.), healthcare centre, restaurants, stores and cafés.

The UAB offers 81 , covering all areas of knowledge. Its international dimension can also be seen by the high number of students from abroad enrolled (1,469 international bachelor’s degree students). The degrees in , ,  and  are offered fully in English, and many other degrees offer subjects in English.

The UAB promotes innovation, employability and entrepreneurship. It strives to foster research and transfer in all areas of knowledge and works closely together with the surrounding business and industrial community, as well as with scientific centres such as the Alba Synchrotron Light Facility, located five minutes away from campus.

The UAB campus includes 226 , 57 and 45 , many of which were created in collaboration with important scientific institutions, and all of which conduct a large amount of research activities (3,240 articles published in indexed journals according to Thomson Reuters WOK, 2014). Research activities are also carried out in the five UAB-affiliated hospitals, three of which have been awarded the Carlos III Health Institute’s seal of excellence.

The university actively encourages the involvement and participation of its students in , and has been recognised by several institutes for these tasks. It also carries out awareness-raising campaigns among the university community.

The UAB facilitates participation in  and works to attract students from abroad (3,546 international mobility students). Its most important projects are Erasmus Mundus, Comenius, Leonardo Da Vinci and Erasmus K2. It also has specific programmes which welcome and aid international students once they arrive at the UAB. Under the Erasmus programme alone, the UAB has 1,308 bilateral agreements with more than 500 universities in Europe.

Figures from 2014-2015

Programs available

Undergraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

    Arts and Humanities

    Biosciences

    Health Sciences

    Sciences

    Social Sciences and Law

    Technological Sciences

University Highlights

Total students - 31,986

25%
75%

International students - 3,848

31%
69%

Total faculty staff - 2,187

230
1957

Total students - 31,986

25%
75%

International students - 3,848

31%
69%

Total faculty staff - 2,187

1957
230

Postgraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
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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