UPC is a public university which was founded in 1971 as a combination of already existing engineering and architecture schools. Since then, it has integrated other schools, faculties and colleges (most of them within the engineering area) of Barcelona city and other neighbouring cities. UPC-BarcelonaTech has now around 28'000 students.
The Technical University of Catalonia has an important presence in the counties of Barcelona with its Schools and own facilities in the surrounding counties of Barcelona, Terrasa, Castelldefels, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Mataró, Igualada.
The range of courses at UPC grows and diversifies year by year, to adapt to society's demand. At present, 68 Degrees can be studied at UPC in its 23 schools/ faculties, and also 62 Official Masters (21 of them taught in English) and 43 doctoral degrees can be obtained.
The research carried out at UPC leads the field in many areas and is closely linked to the interests of society, and especially to the production sector. The driving force behind the research consists of 42 departments and some university institutes with a growing number of specific research centres and broadly based centres in collaboration with other institutions.
UPC is a decentralised university and students exchanges are managed by each school/ faculty. Please find the contact details HERE