Pompeu Fabra University - Barcelona (UPF) is a small research-based competitive university founded in 1990. Awarded with a CEI label (International Excellence Campus) by the Spanish Ministry of Education, UPF's indicators have made it a benchmark for the Spanish and European university systems. In recent years, the University has begun to figure prominently in some prestigious international rankings.


1st. university in Spain, 58th. in Europe and 135th. in the world (2019).

11th. university in the world among universities that were created less than 50 years ago (2018)

Among the 100 best universities in the world for Linguistics, and among the 150 best universities for Modern Languages (2018)

5th. university in Spain in Translation and Interpretation, 4rth. university in Spain for Modern Languages

UPF in rankings 

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