Universitat Pompeu Fabra





Universitat Pompeu Fabra [UPF] was set up in 1990 by the Catalan Parliament and very quickly started figuring highly in various world university rankings.

An urban university, UPF is situated in the very heart of the city, stretching from the Rambla to the Olympic Village. Itメs responsible for the rehabilitation of historic buildings and has contributed to the renewal of the urban fabric. The UPF is structured this around three campuses and three areas of knowledge: Social Sciences and Humanities (Ciutadella Campus),Science, IT & Communication (Poblenou) and Biomedical Sciences (Mar Campus).The University has seven faculties (Humanities, Health and Life Sciences, Economics, Political and Social Sciences, Communication, Law, Translation and Interpretation).

Small study groups at the university allow attention on an individual basis and closer contact between teacher and student. Studying abroad and gaining personal and academic experience is high priority at UPF which encourages all students, including international students, to spend at least a semester in another country.

Courses offered through English


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