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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)

C. Jordi Girona 31 Barcelona View map
Spain
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2K-4K
Public
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22,632
2,422
2,901

Overview

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech is a public institution of Higher Education and Research, specialised in the areas of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology that offers:

-         71 bachelor’s degrees

-         76  master’s degrees (25 taught entirely inEnglish)

-         48 doctoral programmes (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.


Discover the UPC campuses 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.

Check our welcome guide for international students to find more practical information.  

Bachelor's degree

Access and admissions: https://www.upc.edu/en/bachelors/access-and-admission

Master's degree

Access and admissionshttps://www.upc.edu/en/masters/access-and-admission

Doctoral programmes

Access requirements: https://doctorat.upc.edu/en/new-students/access-requeriments
Admission process: https://doctorat.upc.edu/en/new-students/admission

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 22,632

24%
76%

International students - 2,901

31%
69%

Total faculty staff - 2,422

125
2297

Total students - 22,632

24%
76%

International students - 2,901

31%
69%

Total faculty staff - 2,422

2297
125

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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