All you need to know about the best universities in Barcelona that you can choose the appropriate one for your academic year in the Catalan capital


Studying in Barcelona is a unique experience for many young people. If you are one of them and you are sure 100% that the Catalan Capital is a perfect place for realize an academic season, so is necessary all info about the best universities before you start your academic adventure in Barcelona.

For this reason, today we bring you a complete blog where we tell everything about them.

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Without a doubt, the university is a step increasingly important in the lives of the young people. For that, is also important to know about the university where you will study in Barcelona, which one will have to adapt to your needs to help you live a satisfactory experience.

In this post of today, we will tell you all about the best universities of Barcelona for that you can take the best decision. If you want know more about the the best universities of Barcelona, we will give you the following recommendations:

 How choose the ideal university:

  • The most important thing at the moment to take a decision like that, this significant for your life is that you keep your priorities in mind. For example, what level of curricular flexibility do you need? What times and modalities do you prefer to study? Is your priority continuous assessment, basic training, teacher training, leisure environments?
  • It’s essential that you keep in mind the offer and the academic level offered by the university you have chosen, because at the moment to process a professional career. For that, you have to make sure you receive the best professional training possible. 
  • However, it’s equally important that you think about factors such as the university’s environment, social life, opportunities for extracurricular activities… Remember that the university is also for having fun and meeting new people.
  • Consider if you are looking for a public or private university. Obviously, it is very important keep in mind the budget, and also the facilities that each one offers.
  • Research academic rankings. In this post we present the best universities available in Barcelona, but also keep in mind that every year the rankings of the educational level of the universities are updated, and you can consult them to have more info about how each university is positioned against a variety of specific opinions.

The best universities in Barcelona


Now that we have already talked about all the aspects that you need keep in mind at the moment to choosing a university in Barcelona, we present our selection of the best places to do it, for that you have an idea of the options that you have to and you can choose the best for you.


  1. Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña

The UPC has more 6 campuses in 9 different cities of Catalunya. Further of Barcelona, also you can find them in Castelldefels, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Terrassa y Vilanova i la Geltrú. It has more than 3.000 students and 100 certifications and is focus on the careers such as engineering, architecture and construction.

  1. Universidad Pompeu Fabra

The Pompeu Fabra is the unique Spanish university that is among the best 200 in the world (according to THE). It was founded by the Generalitat of Catalunya in 1990 with the purpose to being a public university that could provide an education of the highest quality to all people. Over the years it is become a center of investigation and one of the fastest growing the young universities. Its academic offer is very wide and enjoys international prestige.

  1. Universidad de Barcelona

The UB defines itself as a public, ethical, critical, open and plural university, firmly committed to gender equality, transparency and sustainable development. It is one of the oldest universities in Europe, since It is 570 years old, and it has positioned itself as one of the best universities in the world and has the group of students and academic offer bigger of Barcelona.

  1. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

The UAB is the public university with the highest quality, with a highly trained group of teachers with worldwide prestige and focused on conducting interdisciplinary investigation, in different careers in the area of arts, humanities, social, legal, natural sciences, health sciences, architecture and engineering.

  1. Universidad International de Cataluña

             UIC is a young university that focuses its academic training on practical application in                       professional life. For this reason, all its academic programs it offers training from the teachers in connection to the professional field of their areas, and by carrying out professional internships before the degree.

  1. Abat Oliba CEU University

Abat Oliba University is a private and Catholic university, based with a modern and new model training includes on differential learning, the close connection between teachers and students and the application of knowledge to today’s complex social realities

  1. Ramón Llull University

This university has been listed as one of the 100 best in Europe in terms of its faculty, since it is prepared to help students in their academic disciplines and in the comprehensive application of these disciplines to their future careers and the transformation of society based on social responsibility, innovation and research.
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