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Ramon Llull University

BarcelonaTheology, Religion

Ramon Llull University (Catalan: Universitat Ramon Llull, URL; IPA: [uniβərsiˈtat rəˈmoɲ ˈʎuʎ]) is a private university located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain established in 1990. Currently it is formed by several different colleges specialized in different topics, most of which are located in downtown Barcelona.
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Abat Oliba CEU University


Abat Oliba CEU University (UAO CEU) is a private university located in Barcelona. It was founded in 1973 as the Abat Oliba College. In 2003, the Parliament of Catalonia approved its conversion to Abat Oliba CEU University. The university adopts the name of Abat Oliba, Count of Berga and Ripoll, bishop of Vic, and founder of Montserrat because "aimed at making its spirit who established a thousand years the foundations of emerging Catalonia based on Roman and Christian culture".

The origin of the current university is in the CDES Abat Oliba, an institution created by Fundación San Pablo-CEU in 1973 in Barcelona. The center started its activities in January 1974 through an affiliation agreement with the University of Barcelona. In 1995 it became known as the Center for Higher Education Abat Oliba and offered degrees in Law, Business Administration and Management, and Economy. In 2003, the Parliament of Catalonia recognized Abat Oliba CEU University as a new university.

The spring of 2007 saw the birth of the Goliad UAO CEU Awards, prizes given annually by the advertising and communication students of the Abat Oliba CEU University. In 2012 the institution started an annual conferenced titled UAO CEU International Journalism Week, lasting an entire week (Monday to Friday), and hosting presentations by professionals and scholars of Journalism. Also in 2012, the Abat Oliba CEU University and the totality of the Catalan universities pledged to defend the Catalan linguistic immersion model and proposed a coordinated access to the Catalan university system.

Barcelona School of Agricultural Engineering

CastelldefelsCultural StudiesAgriculture, Fisheries, Food

The Barcelona School of Agricultural Engineering (Escola Superior d'Agricultura de Barcelona - ESAB) is a university center founded in 1912. ESAB is nowadays an engineering school of the UPC-BarcelonaTech offering Bachelor's and Master's degrees in the field of Biosystems engineering.

The school had a dual purpose: firstly, to train farmers in a good scientific practice. Secondly, to become a research center helping to solve the problems faced by the national agriculture.

Currently, ESAB organize and participates in several Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

Bachelor's degrees: Agricultural Engineering. Modern agriculture, efficient and technologically advanced based on respect for the environment and animal welfare, Agricultural Environmental and Landscape Engineering. Landscape and environmental management of natural resources and green spaces for a better world, Food Engineering. Food industry, food and beverage processing, control and food safety, probiotics, foods high value, ... Biosystems Engineering. Biotechnology applied to food and bioprocesses industry, waste management and environment. Culinary and Gastronomic Sciences. Science and technology applied to good food.

Master's degrees: KET 4 Food + Bio. Enabling technologies (robotics, nanotechnology, photonics, ...) applied to the food and bioprocesses industry. Aquaculture. Aquaculture techniques studied from multidisciplinary management and management of associated industries. Plant Breeding. Development of new varieties with hybridization and selection methods and new biotechnologies.
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Conservatori Superior de Música del Liceu


Conservatori Superior de Música del Liceu (Catalan pronunciation: [kunsərβəˈtɔɾi supəɾiˈo ðə ˈmuzikə ðəɫ ɫiˈsɛw]) is a music college in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was created in 1837 with the name Liceo Filo-dramático de Montesión.

In 1847 the Institution inaugurated the opera house Gran Teatre del Liceu. In 1854 The Liceo Filarmónico and the Gran Teatre del Liceu separated administratively. Nevertheless, both entities have always remained closely linked.

Among its students have been, among other, artists as: singers Francisco Viñas, Maria Barrientos, Josefina Huguet, Conchita Supervía, Mercedes Capsir, Elvira de Hidalgo, Miguel Fleta, Victoria de los Ángeles, Jaume Aragall, Montserrat Caballé, Manuel Ausensi, José Carreras, Eduard Giménez, Dalmacio González, Juan Pons, Nuria Rial, Josep Bros; guitarist Renata Tarragó; pianist Frank Marshall or composers Leonardo Balada, Lluís Benejam, Agusti Grau Joan Guinjoan, Joan Lamote de Grignon, Ricard Lamote de Grignon, Frederic Mompou, Carles Santos, Manuel Valls, and Joaquim Zamacois. Many of them also became professors there upon completion of their studies, including Renata Tarragó. Among the professors there were Catalan composers Enric Morera, Graciano Tarragó and German composer Engelbert Humperdinck.

Since 1999 Maria Serrat i Martín assume the General Direction and in 2002 the Spanish composer and musicologist Benet Casablancas assumed the academic direction of the Conservatori Superior de Música del Liceu.
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Polytechnic University of Catalonia

BarcelonaMathematics, Statistics, FinanceArchitecture

Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Catalan: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC; IPA: [uniβərsiˈtat puɫiˈtɛŋnikə ðə kətəˈɫuɲə]), currently referred to as BarcelonaTECH and commonly named just as UPC, is the largest engineering university in Catalonia, Spain - albeit encompassing other disciplines such as mathematics and architecture.

UPC's objectives are based on internationalization, as it is Spain's technical university with the highest number of international PhD students and Spain's university with the highest number of international master's degree students. UPC is a university aiming at achieving the highest degree of engineering/technical excellence and has bilateral agreements with several top-ranked European universities.

UPC is a member of the Top Industrial Managers for Europe network, which allows for student exchanges between leading European engineering schools. It is also a member of several university federations, including the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER) and UNITECH.

The university was founded in March 1971 as the Universitat Politècnica de Barcelona through the merger of engineering and architecture schools originally founded during the 19th century. As of 2007 it has 25 schools in Catalonia located in the cities of Barcelona, Castelldefels, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Terrassa, Igualada, Vilanova i la Geltrú and Mataró. UPC has about 30,000 students and 2,500 professors and researchers.
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Autonomous University of Barcelona


The Autonomous University of Barcelona also known as UAB (Catalan: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; IPA: [uniβərsiˈtat əwˈtɔnumə ðə βərsəˈɫonə], Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.

As of 2012, it consists of 57 departments in the experimental, life, social and human sciences, spread among 13 faculties/schools. All these centers together award a total of 85 qualifications in the form of first degrees, diplomas, and engineering degrees. Moreover, almost 80 doctoral programs, and more than 80 other postgraduate programs are offered. UAB has more than 40,000 students and more than 3,600 academic and research staff. The UAB is a pioneering institution in terms of fostering research. There are many research institutes in the campus, as well as other research centers, technical support services and service-providing laboratories. The UAB is considered to be the best University in Spain by the 2012 QS World University Rankings, which ranked the university 176th overall in the world. Its subject rankings were: 144th in Life Sciences & Biomedicine, 92th in Arts & Humanities, 106th in Natural Sciences, 95th in Social Sciences and 203rd in Engineering & IT.

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