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The student clubs of elDirectori


elDirectori is the register of the associative fabric of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. The associations that form part of it have access to resources aimed at encouraging the growth and consolidation of the university's associative fabric. You can consult all the resources in the following link.

The requirements, rights and duties of the groups can be found in the Regulation of the Registry of Associations of the UAB. You can consult it at this link.

If you want to register, check this link.

Student association located in Barcelona, Lleida, Reus-Tarragona, Balearic Islands and Andorra, which brings together hundreds of students from all health sciences in the same place and for the defence of common principles.

Its aim is to fight for public and egalitarian health, for equality in formation and opportunities, for a public, inclusive, intersectional education with a gender perspective, and for the vindication of a present and a better future for all students and future health professionals through plenary sessions and assemblies.

They are part of IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students Association), where they connect and work with medical students from all over the world.

Organization with a social purpose and without a desire for profit that seeks to provide society with scientific tools capable of measuring and evaluating with precision the communication of human values; to promote activities for the development of social and educational values, and to reverse the current crisis of values.

International non-profit organization, global and apolitical, managed by students and recent graduates with the objective that their members complete their academic training with international mobility programmes.

Collective born from the initiative of students of the undisciplined Philosophy degree that aims to give a space to talents in artistic and philosophical practices, as well as to be a platform for professionalization in different areas of culture and critical thinking.

The collective works for the generation and expansion of knowledge both on campus and in the territory through aesthetic practices ranging from curatorship, creative writing workshops, performance, cultural management, poetry festivals, etc. Every year, artencurs brings to light all the projects that have been cooked up during the course of the year at the Gespa Price Insurgency Festival.

Assembly of Catalan Philology students that aims to promote and defend the social use of the Catalan language at the Catalan Countries. Besides, it wants to become an authority of representation for the degree students and give voice to the claims of the students.

Group of students aiming to develop activities and debates concerning the libertarian movement. 

Collective of vegan and anti-speciesist students at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, which actively opposes exploitation and discrimination based on species. The assembly has intersectionality as its foundation, a horizontal organisational model and a non-violent mode of action, which includes effective activism, pacifism and civil disobedience. 

Its objectives are to raise awareness about how they participate in the exploitation of animals as UAB students and as humans; to investigate and expose specisme acts that take place at UAB and to intervene; to raise awareness of antispeciesism among students through fanzines, documentaries, talks, outreach, etc. They also seek the approval of conscientious objection in those degrees in which it is compulsory to experiment with animals in order to approve and promote alternatives to animal experimentation that takes place at the UAB.

Entity whose objective is to fight the basis of the animal abandonment problem and defend animals through denunciation and information about their needs and rights, promote adoption and sterilization and bring their commerce to an end.

The aim of this association is promoting and organizing softcombat and nerf wars activities oriented to whole university community.

Student association with the objective of achieving a truly public education, the improvement of the conditions in the different centres and encouraging socio-cultural activities that promote critical thinking.

Student society that aims to establish a union between Chinese students and the university through the organisation of activities to disseminate Chinese culture.

Association that watches over the health, the feeding, and the control of cat colonies.

Student society of enthusiasts and interested in astronomy and astrophysics, where astronomic trips to observe the sky are organized as well as talks and symposiums to promote the astronomy among the community. It is a place to discuss about topics related to the theme of the society.

Association composed of graduates in Veterinary Science that came up because of the interest in Veterinary Science applied to wild animals.


The Time Bank is a services exchange system among people who help each other by means of supply and demand, abilities or knowledge. The bargaining chip is time, one hour for one hour. The aim is to give, take and share one’s time with other people.  

Group that cares about the interests of gypsy students. Their main goal is to support and help gypsy students before and during their studies, promote paticipation and lidering, and fight against the stereotypes and prejudices that Gypsy people suffer.

Rugby team of the UAB. It is addressed to people from all levels, both for beginners and for people that has already played rugby and wants to enjoy the experience of university rugby.

Young and communist group that works for the defence of the fundamental values of public university and the dissemination of issues such as political economy, anti-imperialism, workers movement and feminism.

Meeting point at the UAB campus for everybody interested in mountain climbing in general and its implied philosophy. The club promotes and encourages any activity related to the mountain.

Association with the aim of promoting Chinese culture among UAB students and fostering cultural exchange with China. It works to create a community of cultural exchange where students can learn new things and practice the Chinese language.

Student society whose objective is to promote, develop and practice badminton, both for fun and in competition, and it is addressed to the entire university community.


Collective that organizes activities on the UAB de Caire LGBT+ Campus and establish a safe space where every queer person who is part of the university community can feel safe.

Group with the objective to show and spread the scientific discoverings of UAB investigators about Latin America and the Caribbean.

Group based on a traditional and folkloric activity typical of Catalonia, the ball de diables (devils' dance), based on burning pyrotechnics while dancing to the rhythm of percussion.

Association of medical students whose purpose is to organize activities that promote the union and cooperation among students, create meeting places to socialize and share experiences and knowledge in the field of medicine. It also organizes informative talks for the dissemination of medical topics.

Organisation whose objective is to make people know about alternative leisure activities: role playing, board games, freak cinema, softcombat practices and collectable cards.


Student group of the PhD programme in Education aiming to create a meeting space for students to socialize among the students of the PhD programme, to share thesis progresses, to facilitate the communication with the PhD coordinators and suggest training and to transference activities.

Collective supporting freedom for women in the Middle East. The group is inspired by the slogan "woman, life, freedom" initiated by the women of Iran who are trying to free themselves from their oppressive situation. They seek prosperity for all women, as well as for women in the Middle East, on the basis of gender equality.

The objectives of the association are: to raise awareness and educate the university community about the challenges that Middle Eastern women face in their lives by holding events and conferences; to inform society about the status and progress of Iranian women's struggle against their oppressors and ways to help them win their battle; to hold to account Middle Eastern governments that promote the repression and oppression of women; to raise funds for disadvantaged women in the regions in need of financial assistance and to encourage the Spanish government to facilitate the process of obtaining visas and access to funding for those Middle Eastern women who wish to attend university and continue their education here.


Association with the aim of welcoming international students at the UAB, facilitating procedures, welcoming them to the city of Barcelona and promoting both the city and Catalan culture.

Student society that offers the university community a space for meditation and silence. It is a space for people who seek to share a spiritual consciousness focused on mediation, beyond images, words or thoughts.

Estudiantes en lucha emerges to rebuild the militant, revolutionary student unionism and to fight to transform society and to organise the workers' students.

Association whose aim is to ease integration for those students who accessed the university system through the access tests for people over 25 and 45 years old, as well as the rest of students who are 30 years old. Furthermore, they also aim to help with the several academic difficulties that these students may have whilst creating a network to share experiences and the needs derived from the age or the vital moment of these students.

A student union that has been working since 1932 for a free and quality Catalan university. The FNEC UAB wants to continue this struggle, working for a high-quality university and in Catalan, for the elevation of our language and for individual and national freedom with its own state.


Student association that aims to connect people that fight for university and quality public education.

Student society made up of students who like playing videogames and want to meet other students who are interested on the same issue, to share hobbies and organise competitions, amongst many other activities.

Student society whose objective is the dissemination in the university community of the “castells”, a typical Catalan activity, and all the values implied in this practice.

Student society whose objective is to informally develop argumentative skills through activities such as juridical simulations, debates and moot courts.

Group of students who study the Bible. They make dissemination of it and they deduce and spread their practical applications for the daily life.

Horizó Socialista is the organ of dissemination and reflection of the communist youth of the Catalan Countries. It was born with the aim of being a space for theoretical elaboration and defence of the theses of a Socialist Movement still under construction. This new political space is born out of the overcoming of the theses and political practice of current projects, and breaks with the limitations of nationalism and interclassism, the backbone of movements such as those of National Liberation.

Horizó Socialista aims to give a voice to all those militants who are willing to make the possibility of a socialist revolution that will lead us to a world without classes a reality.

Student society whose objective is to organize "Humans vs Zombies", a live simulation game from the USA that is now played all over the world.

Entity composed of second cycle students of the degree studies of the UAB Faculty of Psychology. The organisation has been created with the objective that the students meet each other and enjoy social activities in which bonds are created with the rest of students, as well as share concerns and ask for advice.

Student society whose objective is to promote academic and cultural exchange between Veterinary students from different countries, as well as to encourage cultural plurality, international respect, the English level and the improvement of veterinary skills.

Joves Juristes de Catalunya is the first association for young talented jurists all over the national territory. Internships and conferences of the best professionals in the field.

Youth organisation that fights for the rights of young Catalan workers.

Group of students that fights in a peaceful and democratic way for a more fair society and the freedom of Catalonia.

Political organisation for the pro-independence youth. Network of young people whose aim is to raise awareness and mobilise the Catalan Countries’ youth to work in improving their living conditions.

A classy, revolutionary, democratic, feminist, republican, Catalanist, internationalist, secular and independent youth political organization that fights for the rights of the working class and its youth, organized in Catalonia.

The ideological basis of the collective is Marxism-Leninism and they base their analysis, proposal and political practice on historical and dialectical materialism and scientific socialism. Their principles are internationalism, the defense of the right of self-determination, the preservation of the environment, the fight against capitalism, or any other form of oppression of human beings.

Jóvenes Ecosocialistas is a political, social, cultural and secular youth organisation whose aim is to fight for a society of equal, free and diverse people.

They organise to transform the reality that surrounds us, with the will to create a just, egalitarian, feminist, inclusive, ecological and left-wing world.


Collective that was born to rebuild the communist youth and organize it under the Marxist-Leninist principles.

Student society interested in Korean culture-related activities such as Korean music, language, traditions, food, k-drama, etc.

Student Association that organize activities related with chess.

Self-managed society that works agro-ecology as a tool for social transformation. They are self-taught people for community self sufficiency.

Plus Actiu is formed by people participating in the University of the Third Age (Universitat a l'Abast). Its main goals are: promote personal relations, stablish contact among students, facilitate the integration of new students and exchange information and experiences about the subjects taught.


Association with the aim of promoting knowledge of Asian LGTBI culture and fostering social interaction between the university and non-university community. 


Space dedicated to scientific dissemination and establishing links between students and the scientific community. There are activities especially aimed at students of the Degree in Physics and double degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics.

A group of philosophy students whose aim is to create a space that serves to promote philosophical debates, symposiums and seminars to explore issues that arouse interest outside the classroom.

They are also working on a magazine called Tabula Rasa, which will soon be born in blog format.

Although the collective is composed entirely of students, it has the support of several teachers who will participate in the activities that the collective will organise.

Student organization of the pro-independence left. Its aim is to become a tool for all students of the Catalan Countries for their self-organization, training and awareness.

Group of young people who, faced with the degradation of democracy in Catalonia and the constant violation of everybody’s rights, are mobilizing in defense of the Spanish  Constitution and the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia, the rights of all citizens of Catalonia and the rest of Spain and the respect for the plurality of ideas in our society.

Non-profit association compromised with the developement of nanoscience and nanotechnology that protects the interests of students and professionals. Their goal is to become a meeting point of the sector, to contribute to the spreading, innovation and formation in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Association formed by students of the Bachelor's Degree in Ancient Sciences and the Bachelor's Degree in English and Classical Studies. The association produces a magazine to promote cohesion among undergraduate students and encourage them to write, debate and reflect.

Student society that promotes research and learning in engineering.

Association with the aim of organising racialised students at the University, in order to unify and make visible the different problems they suffer in the academic world.

Collective that seeks to give visibility to Muslim students at the UAB and to make them an active part of society. Its aim is to put an end to prejudices and stereotypes that foster discrimination against Muslim students, to put an end to misinformation and misconceptions, and to fight for the improvement of their conditions.

Student association that promotes international relations. Their objective is to participate in United Nations Models and in academic activities related to international relations.

WeareDavinci is a non-profit association that aims to realise a critical, plural and multidisciplinary cultural youth movement based on the search for a global understanding of our world, our societies and our minds, as well as a dialogue on science, art, philosophy, sociology. Its central axis is the creation of a community of young philanthropists and polymaths.

The activities they offer are the following: discussion groups with mediators on various topics of interest and from different disciplines; cultural events, podcasts and much more. The association was born in Madrid a year ago and is registered in the register of legal associations of the Community of Madrid. They also have the support of the RAC (Royal Academy of Sciences).