University of Barcelona, Barcelona

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The University of Barcelona (Catalan: Universitat de Barcelona, UB; IPA: [uniβəɾsiˈtad də βəɾsəˈlonə]; Spanish: Universidad de Barcelona) is a public university located in the city of Barcelona, Catalonia in Spain.

With 73 undergraduate programs, 273 graduate programs and 48 doctorate programs to over 63,000 students, UB is considered to be the best university in Spain in the QS World University Rankings of 2018, which ranked the university 156th overall in the world. In the 2016-2017 ranking of University Ranking by Academic Performance, UB is considered the best university in Spain and 45th university in the world. Also, according to the yearly ranking made by US News, it is the 81st-best university in the world, and the best university in Spain.
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  • ...nice architecture but nothing spectacular. If you happen to be nearby, worth the visit, otherwise...  more »
  • We stopped by here as it is where our hotel was located, on the same square as the Universitat metro. The building itself is beautiful and constructed in the 1450’s with a great clock tower. Lots of.....  more »
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  • If anything, walking while the setting sun hits the building is a true sight to behold. I consider it quite the gem of the city and would recommend any wondering tourist to pass by it and enjoy its architectural beauty.
  • The building looks very beautiful and old with magnificent gate.

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