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The UAB in figures

Teaching

107 bachelor's degrees (2020-2021)
141 official master's degrees (2020-2021)
139 UAB Master's Degrees (2019-2020)
266 lifelong learning programmes (2019-2020)
27.135 undergraduate students (25,494 full-time equivalent) (2020-2021)
2.926 official master's students (2020-2021)
2,021 UAB master's degree students (2019-2020)
3,211 Lifelong learning programmes students (2019-2020)
7.234 first-year undergraduate students (2020-2021)
2,309 new official master's degree students (2020-2021)
4,614 bachelor's degree graduates (2019-2020)
2,178 official master's degree graduates (2019-2020)
4,952 undergraduate students at affiliated centres (2020-2021)
871 official master's degree students in affiliated centres (2020-2021)
1,317 first-year undergraduate students at affiliated centres (2020-2021)
539 new official master's degree students at affiliated centres (2020-2021)
947 bachelor's degree graduates at affiliated centres (2019-2020)
611 master's degree graduates at affiliated centres (2019-2020)
50 MOOC offered at Coursera (2020-2021)
562,237 MOOC students (2019-2020)
89% Bachelor's degree performance rate (2019-2020)
93% Employment rate (AQU 2020)

Research

67 Phd programmes (2020-2021)
25 industrial doctorates (2020)
4,831 PhD students (2020-2021)
640 PhD theses (2019-2020)
68 International research projects (2019)
206 national research projects (2019)
2 European Research Council (ERC) grants for UAB and UAB-CEI Sphere (2020-2021)
5,380 articles published (2020, Clarivate Analytics WoS)
547 training research staff (2019)
550 research agreements (2020)
32 patents claimed (2020)
8 new companies started at the UAB campus (2020)
75.2% research and teaching staff with current research recognisements (2020)
25.2% research and teaching staff team-leaders in research projects (2019)
€80.1M total funding for research and transfer (2020)
€62.4M obtained from competitive research calls (2020)
€17.7M research agreements and services (2020)

International

1,493 foreign bachelor's degree students (2020-2021)
5.4% foreign bachelor's degree students (2020-2021)
871 official Master degrees' foreign students (2020-2021)
29.8% Official Master degrees' foreign students ratio (2020-2021)
789 UAB Master degrees' foreign students (2019-2020)
39.0% UAB Master degrees' foreign students ratio (2019-2020)
1,840 PhD foreign students (2020-2021)
38.1% PhD foreign students ratio (2020-2021)
638 UAB students in mobility programmes (2020-2021)
21.5% graduates with training abroad (2018-2019)
543 foreign students in mobility programmes (2020-2021)
2,179 foreign students in the Study Abroad programmes (2019-2020)
290 foreign teaching and research staff (2020)
7.3% foreign teaching and research staff (2020)
22% English-taught master's degrees (2020-2021)
9 Erasmus Mundus Master and PhD programmes (2019-2020)
50.78% articles from international collaborations (Scimago IBE 2020)

Structure

3,769 academic staff (2020)
2,511 academic staff full-time equivalent (2020)
1,510 total permanent research and teaching staff (2019)
2,292 administrative staff (2019)
13 UAB teaching centers
13 affiliated teaching centers
57 departments
245 consolidated research groups (2019)
28 research centers
8 UAB research institutes
36 vinculated research institutes
7 general services for university community
62 research and transfer support services
1 teaching support services

Budget and finances

€329.7M liquidated income budget (2020)
55.51% public income in total budget (2019)

All the figures

For more information visit the webpage Dades del curs 2020-2021.

Also available the previous data, in the UAB Annual Report webpage.