Study Abroad at Universitat de Barcelona (UB)

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One of Spain’s largest and oldest universities, Universitat de Barcelona has shared in some of the nation’s most memorable events. Naturally at the heart of Spain’s history, UB commits to part of its future, too. In every class, you are challenged to think critically to develop your problem-solving skills in a rich and stimulating learning environment. Teachers build their courses on the university’s strong history of research and innovation, encouraging the next generation to continue in its inspiring tradition

Rankings: Globally Recognized

About Universitat de Barcelona

Founded in 1450, Universitat de Barcelona combines centuries of tradition with leadership in current research. Today the UB is one of the largest universities in Spain with 16 faculties among their seven main campuses throughout the city of Barcelona. The large and diverse student population includes more than 10,000 international students from more than 130 nationalities. 

Unparalleled Access

We know your destination and host university inside and out

Total Support

We manage your housing, insurance, application - the entire adventure

24/7 Health & Safety Coverage

Our experts are available around-the-clock for support when you need it

In It For You

As a registered US not-for-profit, it's our mission that drives us

We've Seen It All

For over 70 years we have curated world-class study abroad experiences

Official Associations

Over 300 of the world's best universities trust our study abroad expertise

In the heart of Barcelona, a vibrant, cosmopolitan city, you get to explore this most unique culture and its traditional recreational activities—or you can hang out on the beach and enjoy the city’s Mediterranean climate. Beach life and exploring the city’s architectural masterpieces—Sagrada Família, Park Güell, and the Gothic Quarter—are as much a part of your learning and development as learning Spanish and Catalan from friendly local students.

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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