University of Barcelona, Spain

The University of Barcelona is in the top 250 world universities according to the Times Higher Education rankings. It is the principal centre of university research in Spain and has become a European benchmark for research activity, both in terms of the number of research programmes it conducts and the excellence these have achieved.

Barcelona, Spain’s second largest city, with a booming nightlife and cultural scene. Catalonia is region with a much used local language, Catalan, and a proud sense of autonomy. It is the home of the weird and wonderful architecture of Gaudí, such as the Sagrada Familia, as well as numerous music festivals and an expansive beach. It has more than one university and an active student scene.

Programme partner

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree: Global Markets, Local Creativities

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree: Education Policies for Global Development

Mobility partner

>> Information for incoming students

  • Estimated number of mobility places for each subject: 1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Economics
  • Life Sciences

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Travel and costs

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