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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)

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

UPC offers 71 bachelor’s degrees (some 100% taught in English) in the knowledge 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

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

More than 30,864 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’ 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 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. 

Programs available

Undergraduate - 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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This institution accepts IELTS!
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