UNIVERSITAT POLITÈCNICA DE CATALUNYA-BarcelonaTech

Year of establishment: 1971

The UPC is a public institution of Higher Education and Research, specialised in Architecture, Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology in Barcelona. 

The research carried out marks the meeting point between scientific inquiry, innovation and technological development. The UPC works to promote a culture of research, innovation and entrepreneurship and establish knowledge networks with researchers and research groups around the world.

BARCELONA (Spain)

08034, UNIVERSITAT POLITÈCNICA DE CATALUNYA-BarcelonaTech, JORDI GIRONA, 31, BARCELONA, Spain

Tel. (+34)4137505

https://www.upc.edu/en?set_language=en

The UPC, a university with a global outlook

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech is a public institution of Higher Education and Research, specialised in the areas of Architecture, Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology. 

The UPC offers 66 bachelor’s degrees, 81 master’s programmes (34 of them fully in English) and 45 PhD programmes in the fields of: Architecture and Urban Planning; Aerospace Engineering; Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering; Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering; Computer Science; Engineering for Industry: Energy, Biomedical, Chemical, Electrical, Materials and Mechanical; Naval, Maritime and Nautical Engineering; Telecommunications and Electronic Systems Engineering; Applied Sciences: Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Optics and Photonics.

Every year, more than 6,000 bachelor’s and master’s students and more than 500 doctoral students graduate. The UPC has a high graduate employment rate: 93% of its graduates are in work and 76% find a job in under three months.  

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.

UPC is the Spanish university with the highest number of international doctoral and master’s degree students, and it is also the European university with the highest number of Erasmus Mundus master’s degree programmes.