Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

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The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known both for its excellence in research and for its quality in teaching. It is a center of reference in Europe. The UAB is only 25 minutes by public transport from the center of Barcelona, ​​a cosmopolitan city on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. The main campus is located in Bellaterra, in the heart of one of the main industrial and technological pillars of Mediterranean Europe.

At the UAB we live the full university experience. The campus is organized as an authentic knowledge city with almost 50,000 inhabitants: students, teachers, researchers and administration and services staff. It has all the necessary services for it: a university residence (more than 2000 places), a set of specialized libraries, a language school, sports facilities (with gym, swimming pool, football fields ...), a center Health, restaurants, shops and cafes.

The UAB offers high level study programs in most areas of knowledge: • 87 undergraduate degrees. The degrees in Business Administration, Economics, Primary Education and Tourism are offered with 100% teaching in English, and many other degrees include subjects in this language.

• 315 master's degrees, which aim at the acquisition by the student of an advanced training of a specialized and multidisciplinary nature, oriented both to professional specialization and to initiation to research.

• 68 PhD programs, whose objective is the advanced training of students in research techniques culminating in the doctoral thesis (1114 theses in 2015-2016). They consist in the elaboration and defense of a thesis and usually have a duration of three years. Its objective is to train teachers and researchers of the highest level. A total of 27 doctoral programs of the UAB have obtained the Mention towards Excellence. The mention of international doctorate involves a stay in different European countries by the doctorate and participation of professors of international universities.

The international dimension of the UAB is particularly evident in international students, especially in master's degrees with 2,949 international students (40%) and doctorates with 1,703 international students (33%), as well as 1,346 international students (5% ). The university has 45 masters with 100% teaching in English.

The UAB is a university that promotes innovation, employability and entrepreneurship. It promotes research and transfer in all areas of knowledge, and works closely with the business and industrial fabric of its surroundings, as well as the scientific centers in its area, such as the ALBA Synchrotron, located five minutes from the campus.

The UAB has 352 research groups, 57 departments and 45 institutes and centers. Many of the latter have been created in collaboration with major scientific institutions, while all carry out intense research activity (3,316 articles published in journals indexed according to 2015 data, Thomson Reuters WOK). In addition, the five hospitals affiliated to the university also participate in the research work of the UAB, three of them accredited with the seal of excellence of the Institute of Health Carlos III.

The university encourages the involvement and participation of its students in volunteer activities and service to the community, which is why it has been awarded from different institutions. In addition, it carries out campaigns among the community for social awareness. The UAB promotes exchanges in mobility programs and promotes the recruitment of international students (3,546 students of international mobility). Of particular note are the Erasmus Mundus, Comenius, Leonardo Da Vinci and Erasmus K2 projects. It has specific programs for the reception and assistance to international students. Under the Erasmus program, 1,008 bilateral agreements have been established with more than 500 European universities.

  • Course data 2015-2016 Fundació UAB The UAB Foundation promotes training, research and social action projects and provides commercial and patrimonial services within the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. It has a wide offer of teaching degrees and official degrees of CFGS, Degree, Master and Postgraduate.
This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish

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Programs

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Master

MA In European Graphoanalysis, Graphistics, Graphopathology And Forensic Graphology

Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Spain Barcelona

The vertienteforense of Graphoanalysis is the study and application of advanced set of graphological techniques oriented to a scientific interpretation of the identifying traces both in content and form of this human, expressive production handwriting, and auxiliary way by the scribble and graphic forms that can be useful for anyone linked to the judicial, police and areas of human relations that seeks to specialize in techniques grafoanalíticas cited as a practical tool identification papers and documents. [+]

In today's society it gives special importance to the knowledge of the realities and potential of people through cultural achievements. Writing is one that carries a higher level of expertise, both in terms of the development of the way the message itself, and therefore responsible for institutions and organizations, as in other specialties in which knowledge and interpretation cultural and personal variables may be familiar with the application of graphology techniques, it is important to analyze this human production.

It must be provided with the knowledge of appropriate techniques and tools in each case graphology, as well as the analysis and scientific interpretation corresponding to each of them.... [-]


MA In Tourism And Humanities

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Tourism and Humanities is an initiative of the School of Tourism and Hotel Management and the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the UAB to train professionals that provide added value and innovation to tourism products and services. Professionals able to generate and manage content and bring new perspectives to the tourism sector, one of the leading economic sectors. [+]

The Master in Tourism and Humanities It is an initiative of the School of Tourism and Hotel Management and the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the UAB to train professionals that provide added value and innovation to tourism products and services. Professionals able to generate and manage content and bring new perspectives to the tourism sector, one of the leading economic sectors.

The Master in Tourism and Humanities has a professionalizing and innovative approach and has the support of Tourism of Barcelona and the Institute of Humanities of Barcelona, ​​after these institutions firmasen with the School of Tourism and Hotel Management of the UAB a Convention master environment in order to establish the framework and lines of collaboration to maximize the potential of the program. ... [-]


Master's Degree In Criminology

Campus Part time 2 years January 2018 Spain Barcelona

In this highly professional program specifically all kinds of case studies, current experience and other specially selected for greater and more rapid assimilation of the student, entering it from the start in the actual experience of criminology and giving a capacity to reports issued guidance on the specific identification or investigation of criminal own area of ​​origin of the student. [+]

Criminalistics or forensic science we define as the set of disciplines where the common object is the materialization of proof for legal purposes by scientific methodology.

Any science becomes forensic when serving the judicial process, but we must adapt specific to the purpose of investigation and judicial proof techniques, this is the reason for preparing this program, which aims to train professionals in Criminalistics as a qualification recognized by the university, to provide superior academic accreditation so that qualified professionals can enjoy this university recognition in their performances both owners and judicial levels to service the courts, using the most advanced techniques of these specialties .... [-]


Master In Risk And Emergency Management

Campus Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Spain Barcelona

This master's degree in Risk Management and Emergency offers some studies that train professionals Civil Protection, useful for Public Administration asking experts in any population however small, in any municipality. [+]

At the time of managing an emergency, in the field of civil protection often conflicts of action and coordination, and the lack of dedicated professionals exclusively to this subject arise.

Administrations require experts in the field of civil protection with a comprehensive vision, aware of the plurality of strands in an emergency can be found, with the capacity to do the analysis of the causes of emergencies, intervene, coordinate and introduce proposals for improve the situation.

This master's degree in Risk Management and Emergency offers some studies that train professionals Civil Protection, useful for Public Administration asking experts in any population however small, in any municipality.... [-]


Master In Safety Management And Food Quality

Campus Full time 3 semesters November 2018 Spain Barcelona

Food safety is one of the most interesting and complicated chapters for those who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, that is, its appearance, its safety and its nutritional value. [+]

Food safety is one of the most interesting and complicated chapters for those who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, that is, its appearance, its safety and its nutritional value.

When we talk about Food Safety we believe that only refer to the possibility that something can reach food and cause infectious or toxic process type. Instead, it is a broader term, since there are situations food preparation or composition, which may relate to cases or outbreaks of food-borne.

On the other hand, it is also necessary to approach the current topic as the Quality, Food Safety and Traceability of products by analyzing from the legal perspective the most relevant aspects of processes and products.... [-]


Official Master's Degree - Social Policies And Community Action

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in Social Policy and Community Action is presented as a professionalizing and research proposal built from the perspective of public policies and community action. This training proposal combines the acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge with the participation of academic and professional teachers and uses case work to make a complex and participatory approach to the reality of the territory. [+]

The Master's Degree in Social Policy and Community Action Is presented as a professionalizing and research proposal built from the approach of public policies and community action. This training proposal combines the acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge with the participation of academic and professional teachers and uses case work to make a complex and participatory approach to the reality of the territory.

Career prospects

The program provides instruments of analysis, design and implementation of social policies to develop projects in areas of public management, social research and community work. The training in community action focuses from a transdisciplinary perspective through the understanding of coexistence, communication and conflict, for its application to social intervention and research.... [-]


Official Master - Archival And Document Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Archives and Records Management provides an integrated solution in the field of archival and Geston document that enables students to develop their work in public and private organizations, both documents historical and administrative training and in any medium. [+]

The area to which the master belongs is between 51 and 100 positions of the fourth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject The Master in Archives and Records Management It provides an integrated solution in the field of archives and documents Geston that enables students to develop their work in public and private organizations, both historical documents and administrative and support any training.

It also provides the necessary training for the implementation of archival techniques and the incorporation of new technologies in file management and in the design and management of document management systems of organizations, while developing critical thinking, ethical values professional archival and innovation capacity.... [-]


Official Master - Document Management, Transparency And Access To Information

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

That space in the methodology document and archive management overlaps with solutions and technology platforms, development of e-government, management interoperability, treatment of large volumes of data (Big Data), open access to information (Open Data), etc., determines the need for specific training that responds to a growing demand for experts with appropriate training for inclusive practice of these resources and policy approaches. [+]

The value of information in contemporary society, associated with technological change and a growing social demand regarding transparency in public administration and private corporations, can not be dissociated from document management, based on the quality of the documents in support of the information necessary for the development of the activity of organizations.

The combination of these factors leads to an expansion of the role of document management and file beyond the circumscribed to the processes of document production, spreading to an area aspects in which information strengthens its role in asset of organizations and, in parallel, their exploitation goes on to become a basic raw material for management, decision making and the creation of knowledge, either internally organizations, on a shared basis, or fully open.... [-]


Official Master - EU-China: Culture And Economy

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona

This program has inherited the experience of previous UAB own master, enjoying great success in its four editions and has been renovated becoming an official study from the 2012-2013 course, the first of its kind in the world Hispanic-Chinese business and throughout the Spanish territory. This recognition gives it valid throughout the EHEA, which together new alliances and institutional restructuring at the organizational, methodological and competitive level, it becomes a quality study recognized in the Campus of International Excellence UAB. [+]

The Autonomous University of Barcelona through the School of Tourism and Hotel Management, together with the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation i the Center for Studies and Research on East Asia, offer "Master European Union - China: Culture and Economy". This program has inherited the experience of previous UAB own master, enjoying great success in its four editions and has been renovated becoming an official study from the 2012-2013 course, the first of its kind in the world Hispanic-Chinese business and throughout the Spanish territory. This recognition gives it valid throughout the EHEA, which together new alliances and institutional restructuring at the organizational, methodological and competitive level, it becomes a quality study recognized in the Campus of International Excellence UAB.... [-]


Official Master - Hotel Management Companies

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Business Management Hotel is the result of the formalization of the MBA in Business Management Hotels with 14 uninterrupted editions has been one of the master's programs on oldest hotel management in Spanish universities. [+]

The Masters in Hotel Management Companies It is the result of the formalization of the MBA in Business Management Hotels with 14 uninterrupted editions has been one of the master's programs on oldest hotel management in Spanish universities.

This is an opportunity to link the professional future to one of the most dynamic and powerful sector of the world economy, tourism. In recent years, forms of tourism, accommodation and hiring have revolutionized the tourism demand increasing in number and variety sector. The hotel sector has to respond to this new demand through new types of accommodation managed by versatile, flexible and knowledge of hotel operations and corporate management professionals advance.... [-]


Official Master - Management And Organization Of Tourism Events

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Management and Event Tourism Organization (official master) is qualified professionals of the events in the broadest spectrum conjugating the university rigor of outstanding professionals experienced in this field. [+]

The master in Tourism and Event Organization (Official master) is qualified professionals of the events in the broadest spectrum conjugating the university rigor of outstanding professionals experienced in this field.

Objectives:

Provide specific knowledge and skills to organize, coordinate and direct all kinds of events. Train professionals to promote project management and the development of research in this area.

recipients

This program is aimed at:

Graduates, university graduates universitarisque wish to specialize in an area with excellent future prospects in our country and internationally. Entrepreneurs, managers or responsible for àreaque develop exclusively or in part his career organizing events of any kind in both the public sector and private. ... [-]

Official Master - Remote Sensing And Geographic Information Systems

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The objective of this master is to provide solid scientific training in techniques of Earth observation, and the generation and analysis of information for the study of the territory and the management of their resources through GIS. It is a 60 ECTS Master is structured in 4 compulsory modules, an optional module for advanced training (to choose between two possible) and finally Work Master's Thesis. All classes are conducted with computer. The course is complemented by practical tutoring sessions, seminars and possible visits to organizations in the sector. [+]

Remote sensing techniques and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are essential to study the Earth and manage its resources. This central role is not only present in the academic world but we perceive it in multiple fields. Indeed, we found signs of increased presence and interest in areas such as the (new and improved satellite Earth observation, aerial vehicles or UAVs, European boost to GPS systems like Galileo, etc.) tools, geographic information (the success of Google Earth or Google Maps, the quality excellent ICC mapping, etc.), its metadata (increased presence and consolidation of standards), cataloging Special data Infrastructures (IDEC, IDEE, etc.) or software (such as the current gratuity of Miramon programms for administrations and students that has driven the Generalitat de Catalunya and the different alternatives of free software).... [-]


Official Master - Sports Management / Sport Management

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The main objective of the Master's Degree in Sports Management is to accompany you in your development as an integral professional of sports management and to train you in the use of management tools to recognize business opportunities, strategize, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze the Information with discretion. [+]

The main objective of Master's Degree in Sports Management It is to accompany you in your development as a comprehensive professional sports management and train you in the use of management tools to recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate changes, optimizing resources and analyzing information with discretion.

Competencies

Understand and implement strategic, comprehensive and objective view of the sports industry from a business perspective. Create new market opportunities using entrepreneurship and innovation prone to sports organizations culture. Using the most innovative practices of sports marketing and be more effective in carrying branding and sponsorship. Detect the key to lead professional teams and get the best results factors. Interpret financial statements of a sports organization and create financing strategies for new projects and businesses. Optimize the management of a sports facility and a sports event. ... [-]

Official Master - Superior Accounting And Auditing

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in Accounting and Auditing Higher responds to the growing demand for professionals with specific training in the field of accounting, taxation relationship-business accounting and audit. Therefore this title is intended for people who want to focus their professional career in the field of corporate accounting and / or auditing. In particular it is directed at graduates in Business Administration and Management, Accounting and Finance, Economics and qualified professionals who currently develop their activities in the field of accounting and / or auditing. [+]

The Superior master's degree in Accounting and Auditing responds to the growing demand for professionals with specific training in the field of accounting, taxation relationship-business accounting and audit. Therefore this title is intended for people who want to focus their professional career in the field of corporate accounting and / or auditing. In particular it is directed at graduates in Business Administration and Management, Accounting and Finance, Economics and qualified professionals who currently develop their activities in the field of accounting and / or auditing.

The program provides the accounting and auditing indispensable for the exercise of the profession of auditor knowledge. The Masters aims to train specialists in the field of accounting and auditing to enable them to deal effectively work and audits of any kind and size, enabling compliance with the requirements set for the entrance examination in the Official Register of Auditors (ROAC) under the criteria set by the ICAC.... [-]


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Fundació UAB · Edifici Blanc, 1ª planta · Vila Universitària
Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

Barcelona, 08193 ES
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