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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)

Jordi Girona, 1 Barcelona,
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Undergraduate Overview

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech is a public institution of Higher Education and Research.

UPC offers 64 bachelor’s degrees (some 100% taught in English) in the knowledge areas:

Aerospace Engineering 

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 

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

Architecture and Urban Planning

Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering

Computer Science

Engineering for Industry: Energy, Biomedical, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical and Materials Engineering 

Naval, Maritime and Nautical Engineering

Telecommunications and Electronic Systems Engineering

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

30,161 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’s 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 UPC is among the 25 best universities in the world in Civil and Structural Engineering, among the 30 best universities in the world in Architecture and Built Environment, among the top 100 in the broad subject areas Engineering and  Technology and the specific subjects Telecommunications, Electrical and  Electronical Engineering and Mechanical and Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering.

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Undergraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is one of the top Public universities in Barcelona, Spain. It is ranked #=314 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 22,447


International students - 3,050


Total faculty staff - 2,422


Total students - 22,447


International students - 3,050


Total faculty staff - 2,422

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This institution accepts IELTS!
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