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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)

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The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a public institution dedicated to higher education and research, specialised in the areas of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology offers 76 master’s degree.

UPC is the Spanish university with the highest number of international university student. Last year, the 52 % doctoral students are international (78% of them non EU).

As a leading member of international networks of excellence, has a relationship with global organisations. As a result, it’s at an advantage when it comes to attracting international talent.

Its offers 48 doctoral programs in five research areas:

Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering

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

Architecture, Urbanism and Building Construction

Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering

Informatics Engineering

Industrial Engineering: Energy, Biomedical, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Naval, Marine and Nautical Engineering

Telecommunications and Electronic Systems

UPC also participate in Erasmus Mundus program. This programmes shared between at least three European universities that have the support of the European Union. Erasmus Mundus are part of a cooperation and mobility programme for European higher education that aims to improve its quality and promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures by means of cooperation with third countries.

In the QS subject rankings UPC 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. 

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Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 22,510


International students - 3,014


Total faculty staff - 2,412


Total students - 22,510


International students - 3,014


Total faculty staff - 2,412

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