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The UAB in figures

Teaching

112 bachelor's degrees (2022-2023)
140 official master's degrees (2022-2023)
129 UAB Master's Degrees (2020-2021)
293 lifelong learning programmes (2020-2021)
27,203 undergraduate students (25,537 full-time equivalent) (2021-2022)
2,987 official master's students (2021-2022)
2,046 UAB master's degree students (2020-2021)
3,789 Lifelong learning programmes students (2020-2021)
6,976 first-year undergraduate students (2021-2022)
2,442 new official master's degree students (2021-2022)
5,081 bachelor's degree graduates (2020-2021)
2,126 official master's degree graduates (2020-2021)
5,134 undergraduate students at affiliated centres (2021-2022)
703 official master's degree students in affiliated centres (2021-2022)
1,476 first-year undergraduate students at affiliated centres (2021-2022)
537 new official master's degree students at affiliated centres (2021-2022)
990 bachelor's degree graduates at affiliated centres (2020-2021)
501 master's degree graduates at affiliated centres (2020-2021)
56 MOOC offered at Coursera (2021-2022)
221,562 MOOC students (2021-2022)
89% Bachelor's degree performance rate (2019-2020)
93% Employment rate (AQU 2020)

Research

67 Phd programmes (2021-2022)
25 industrial doctorates (2020)
4,629 PhD students (2021-2022)
831 PhD theses (2020-2021)
68 International research projects (2019)
206 national research projects (2019)
9 European Research Council (ERC) grants for UAB and UAB-CEI Sphere (2021-2022)
5,846 articles published (2021, Clarivate Analytics WoS)
590 training research staff (2021)
685 research agreements (2021)
32 patents claimed (2020)
12 new companies started at the UAB campus (2021)
75.2% research and teaching staff with current research recognisements (2020)
25.2% research and teaching staff team-leaders in research projects (2019)
€109.6M total funding for research and transfer (2021)
€87.0M obtained from competitive research calls (2021)
€22.6M in research agreements and services (2021)

International

1,434 foreign bachelor's degree students (2021-2022)
5.3% foreign bachelor's degree students (2021-2022)
898 official Master degrees' foreign students (2021-2022)
30.1% Official Master degrees' foreign students ratio (2021-2022)
848 UAB Master degrees' foreign students (2020-2021)
41.8% UAB Master degrees' foreign students ratio (2020-2021)
1,775 PhD foreign students (2021-2022)
38.3% PhD foreign students ratio (2021-2022)
1.204 UAB students in mobility programmes (2021-2022)
21.5% graduates with training abroad (2018-2019)
1,441 foreign students in mobility programmes (2021-2022)
1,954 foreign students in the Study Abroad programmes (2021-2022)
316 foreign teaching and research staff (2021)
7.9% foreign teaching and research staff (2021)
24% English-taught official master's degrees (2021-2022)
9 Erasmus Mundus Master and PhD programmes (2021-2022)
50.78% articles from international collaborations (Scimago IBE 2020)

Structure

4.020 teaching and research staff (2021)
2,760 academic staff full-time equivalent (2021)
1,333 permanent academic staff (2021)
2,290 administration and services staff (2021)
15 UAB teaching centers
14 affiliated teaching centers
57 departments
245 consolidated research groups (2019)
24 studies and research centers
9 UAB research institutes
37 vinculated research institutes
7 general services for university community
57 research and transfer support services
1 teaching support services

Budget and finances

€350,5M liquidated income budget (2021)
61.3% public income in total budget (2021)

All the figures

For more information visit the webpage Dades del curs 2021-2022.