Located in the heart of Barcelona, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is located next to Ciutadella Park and only blocks from the famous Barceloneta beach.
UPF Education Abroad Programs have been specially designed to fit the needs of international students that want to spend a summer, semester or a full academic year in Barcelona. Students are able to combine a wide variety of classes from different fields and disciplines and are invited to a variety of opportunities to interact with local students, engage in volunteering activities, and develop a true intercultural experience during their time in Barcelona.
ISEP's programs in Barcelona also offer benefits above and beyond a typical ISEP program, including a dedicated onsite Resident Director.
Established in 1990 as a public university, UPF has already earned an International Excellence Campus label from the Spanish Ministry of Education. In 2020, UPF was ranked the top university in Spain, and among the top 10 young universities globally.See All 16 Photos
Main CampusBarcelona , Spain5,000 - 20,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in BarcelonaLanguage(s) spoken on campus: Spanish
Barcelona is unlike any other city in the world. With a blend of mosaics and original creations by famous local visionary architect, Antoni Gaudi, it is a vibrant and exciting city. Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is famous for its colorful architecture, amazing food and welcoming people. With its unique characteristics, it is no surprise that Barcelona is consistently ranked as one of the world's top 10 tourist destinations. Flock to the sandy coasts to indulge in the Spanish culture of living life to the fullest.