Studying in excellent departments of a prestigious university
Despite being funded only in 1990, the University Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is already recognized as one of the leading European Universities. This is reflected in its increasing success in numerous international rankings. For example, it takes rank 17 in the 2017 Times Higher Education ranking of the worldwide top 100 universities under 50 years old. Since 2009 the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities has included the UPF in the worldwide top 500 universities. Since then its rank is steadily improving, and since 2013 the UPF it is among the top 400. More examples can be found here.
This page on the study program of the UPF contains not only all essential information about academic and administrative aspects of the UPF masters but also practical information such as a page on 'living in Barcelona'.
The Department of Information and Communication Technologies and the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences are recognized as María de Maeztu Units of Excellence by the Spanish Ministry for Economy and Competiveness.
The Department of Information and Communication Technologies and the Department of Experimental and Health Science are located on the 'Poblenou Campus' and 'Campus del Mar', respectively. Both campuses are located in the city of Barcelona. Detailed information on these campuses and the modern infrastructure they offer can be found here.