Universitat Pompeu Fabra

country rank  17
world rank  491

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University Overview

Established in 1990, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Pompeu Fabra University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Barcelona (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Catalonia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Pompeu Fabra University
Acronym UPF
Founded 1990

University Location

Address Plaça de La Mercè, 10-12
Barcelona (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
08002 Catalonia
T +34 935422000
F +34 935422002

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

EduListing Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitat Pompeu Fabra's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020