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International University of Catalonia

International University of Catalonia

International University of Catalonia


University spirit

The vocation to learn and to change the world

A university involves knowledge, research, and knowledge transfer. However, we aspire to more.
We are people who dedicate our time and effort to learning in order to change the world. You can see this ambition in UIC Barcelona activities. It is in our DNA.

Have the university experience you always dreamed of

Placing each student at the heart of everything means that you are the protagonist in UIC Barcelona.

This is our commitment to you, reflected by individual attention, small class groups, a friendly teaching body, supportive services, and everything you need to improve your skills.

Building bridges to professional reality

We are connected to society and to companies. Classes are practiced and taught by active professionals. They are complemented by a work placement program. For all these reasons, UIC Barcelona has one of the best employability rates in the Catalan university system.

In Barcelona and in connection with the world

Multicultural Barcelona provides an overarching background of talent and knowledge.
We also have international agreements and exchange programs with universities abroad. Some of our degree programs are taught partly in English; you can even take your entire degree program in this language.


The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya officially began its academic activities in October 1997. Organic Law 11/1983 on University Reform, (LRU) along with the 26/1984 Parliament of Catalonia Law, established the appropriate legal framework for the establishment of a university with the capacity to award official degree certificates. The Fundación Familiar Catalana (Catalan Family Foundation) took on full responsibility for carrying out this academic project.

Top reasons why a student should consider studying at UIC Barcelona

  1. International experience in one of the most exciting cities in the world: Barcelona
  2. Highly qualified professors and professionals that love to teach with an international mindset
  3. Official Degrees and Practical training
  4. International internships
  5. A high rate of employability
  6. The optimal way to improve language skills
  7. Personal coaching and advice for all programs and to all students
  8. Networking and contacts
  9. Developing leadership and entrepreneurial skills
  10. Continue education: Master, postgraduate and Ph.D. programs


Accommodation: If you require accommodation during your time at the university you will be able to apply for student residences, apartments, and rooms that have been specially designed for your needs.

Sports: Studying at UIC Barcelona means evolving overall as a person. We encourage students to be involved in sports and physical activities. The university promotes and organizes sports activities, competitions and provides discounts and other advantages to students so that they can have access to other facilities and organizations in Barcelona.

Coaching and counseling: Counseling and coaching services designed for students to achieve their personal and professional challenges.

Student Life

Student Services: helps you to achieve what is most important: your personal goals.

It organizes a wide range of cultural, sports-related, social and academic activities. The service provides information and guidance about academic, administrative and extracurricular issues in the university.

The UIC's Student Services is in charge of informing and advising university students about how to manage their paperwork and also other extracurricular issues.

Alumni: UIC Barcelona relays its academic philosophy to society through its community of 12.000 graduates. This philosophy is excellence at work, the individual placed at the center of everything, the desire to serve and the constant search for truth.

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  • Barcelona

    Barcelona campus Inmaculada, 22, 08017, Barcelona

  • Turin

    Turin, Italy

  • Sant Cugat del Vallès

    Josep Trueta Street s/n. (Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya), 08195, Sant Cugat del Vallès