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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 master's and doctoral programmes.

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 initiative. The University is therefore a space for knowledge that stimulates learning and personal growth with a dynamic, motivating teaching model.

In the 2020 edition of QS World University ranking by Subject, the UPC is ranked 21st in the world in Architecture and 23rd in Civil and Structural Engineering. It is also among the world’s top 100 universities in the field of Engineering and Technology and in the subjects Telecommunications, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Art and Design, and Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering. It is also the first Spanish University in Engineering and Technology and in Architecture and Civil 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 University 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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