Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Continente: Europe

Country: Spain

Address: Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Campus Nord, Calle Jordi Girona, 1-3, 08034 Barcelona, Spain

Web Site: www.upc.edu



About Polytechnic University of Catalonia:

Polytechnic University of Catalonia, currently referred to as BarcelonaTech and commonly named just as UPC, is the largest engineering university in Catalonia, Spain. It also offers programs in other disciplines such as mathematics and architecture. UPC's objectives are based on internationalization, as it is one of Europe's technical universities with the most international PhD students and the university with the largest share of international master's degree students. UPC is a university aiming at achieving the highest degree of engineering/technical excellence and has bilateral agreements with several top-ranked European universities. The university was founded in March 1971 as the Universitat Politècnica de Barcelona through the merger of engineering and architecture schools founded during the 19th century. As of the academic year 2017-18, UPC has over 30,000 students and over 3,000 teaching and research staff, 65 undergraduate programs, 73 graduate programs and 49 doctorate programs.



World University Rankings

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ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - - - -
Engineering - 153 143 175 131 94 103 92 93 98 108 122
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - -
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 132 115 87 143 150 150 163 168 176
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Civil Engineering - - - 88 31 21 47 59 50 59 59 77
Computer Science - - - 91 61 62 66 46 59 79 75 87
Electrical Engineering - - - 125 86 58 47 46 40 39 47 65
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - 297 249 267 275 274 248 218 181 209
Materials Science - - - - - 286 296 228 204 182 207 256
Mathematics - - - 133 131 105 97 92 61 79 69 67
Mechanical Engineering - - - 100 90 88 115 102 92 106 106 110
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - - -
Physics - - - - - - - 297 262 - 301-350 301-350
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - - - -