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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.

The UPC has a wide spread presence in Catalonia, with nine campuses located in Barcelona and nearby towns: Castelldefels, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Terrassa, and Vilanova i la Geltrú.

The campuses are accessible, well connected by public transport and equipped with the necessary facilities and services to contribute to learning, research and university life.

in all their extension, as well as their urban location.

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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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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