Study Abroad at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF)

Europe Spain Barcelona

In a community where people question, reflect, and collaborate to understand their place in the world and help move society forward, at UPF, you’ll develop transferable skills to take into your own future. Here, the dedicated professors and teaching staff expect you to work hard and nurture your learning independence. If you want to be challenged in a rewarding academic environment, UPF is an excellent choice.

Rankings: Globally Recognized

About Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Universitat Pompeu Fabra is a public university founded in 1990 and named in the top 20 best young universities in the world. The university’s 12,000 students enjoy the three centrally-located campuses in Barcelona each with a broad academic focus: social sciences and humanities, health and life sciences, and communications and information technologies. 

Overlooking Barcelona’s beaches, Pompeu Fabra University has a prime spot for a culturally, academically, and socially rich study abroad experience. In purpose-built contemporary facilities in this vibrant, forward-looking city, you have abundant opportunities to dive into Spanish culture and language—even take some classes in Catalan—and join the engaging, welcoming student community.

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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