You’re graduating from high school and it’s time to decide where you want to go to college, yet you’re not sure what to base your decision on:


Which one is better for the career I want to study?

Why is one university better than another?


Millions of questions arise and the answers are not clear, the only thing clear to you is that choosing the right university is key to your future, without a good foundation it is difficult to build anything solid, isn’t it?

In the following article we share with you a ranking of the best public universities in the Catalan community and the most selected by our students. Remember that you can always consult us and prepare for the admission tests by contacting us here.


University of Barcelona (UB)


The University of Barcelona is a leader in terms of both academic offer and research, as a result of its commitment to innovation and educational quality. Its leadership has been recognized in the main international rankings. It is a renowned university in Catalonia.

This university is one of the most emblematic for careers in the field of health, for which it has three campuses: the Campus Clínic August Pi i Sunyer, the Bellvitge Health Sciences Campus and the Sant Joan de Déu Campus. These courses are taught in three university hospitals: Hospital Clínic, Bellvitge Hospital and Sant Joan de Déu Children’s Hospital; in addition to ten associated hospitals (located in Barcelona), a mental health center with the necessary infrastructure for teaching and research, and 22 primary care centers.

They also have a wide offer of high-level master’s, postgraduate and doctoral programs.


Which are the most chosen careers at the University of Barcelona?


– Medicine

– Nursing

– Nutrition

– Business Administration and Management (ADE)

– Psychology

– Engineering


Pompeu Fabra University (UPF)


The Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) is a Spanish public university located in the city of Barcelona, in Catalonia, as is the University of Barcelona. The Pompeu Fabra University is inspired by the principles of freedom, democracy, justice, equality and plurality. It is a university of choice for exact sciences careers at an international level.


What are the most popular degrees at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF)?


– Political Science and Administration

– Economics

– Finance and Accounting (at UPF it corresponds to the degree in Business Administration-Management)

– Labor Relations


Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC)


The Polytechnic University of Catalonia, also known as BarcelonaTech, was founded in 1971 as the Polytechnic University of Barcelona and in 1984 changed its name to the current one. It is a public university that belongs to the Generalitat de Catalunya. In the last 20 years, the UPC has managed to position itself as the university with the highest number of best paid careers in the market, with 17 specialties.


What are the most popular majors at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia?


– Economics and International Business

– Economics and Finance

– Information Systems Engineering

– Systems Engineering

– Software Engineering

– Management and Marketing


Are you interested in any of these universities, which one would you choose to study now? Remember that, in order to study in any of them, you must reach the required cut-off mark for the career you want in the selectivity exams. In addition, if you are an international student, you must have your high school diploma.


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