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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.

UPC offers 71 (some 100% taught in English) in the knowledge areas:

Applied Sciences: Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Optics and Photonics

All of them are official Spanish degrees that allows the access to and .

More than 30,864 students are trained to become professionals in engineering, architecture, sciences and technology who have the knowledge, abilities and skill to take on new challenges in keeping with technological efficiency and sustainability criteria.

Student’ participation and leadership in research projects and work placements foster their relations with the world of work and bolster their autonomy and iniciative. The University is therefore a space for knowledge that stimulates learning and personal growth with a dynamic, motivating teaching model.

In the QS subject rankings is 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. 

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)

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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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

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