Open University of Cataluña Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – Universidad Abierta de Cataluña (UOC) 


IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Avenida Tibidabo, 39-43


Post Code:08035


Other Sites

Regional Centres in: Mansera, Reus, Tortosa, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Salt, Lleida, Sabadell and Terrassa

Institution Funding



Founded 1995. Distance learning University, based on the concept of the virtual campus and on the use of multimedia and interactive educational materials

Academic Year

October to July (October-February; March-July)

Admission Requirements

COU and PAAU for Spanish students; Recognized equivalent for foreign students



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Universities. Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU Catalunya)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Àngels Fitó

Job title:Rector

Years of office:2023-

Senior Administrative Officer : Pastora Martinez Samper

Job title:Vice-Rector for Globalization and Cooperation

Senior Administrative Officer : Pere Fabra Abat

Job title:Secretary General

top Divisions

Area : Arts and Humanities

Fields of study:Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Catalan, Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, English, History, Literature

Area : Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Multimedia, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering

Area : Economics and Business Administration

Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics, Labour and Industrial Relations, Management, Marketing, Tourism

Area : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Health Administration, Health Sciences, Nutrition

Area : Information and Communication Sciences

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Archiving, Documentation Techniques, Journalism

Area : Law and Political Science

Fields of study:Administration, European Studies, Human Rights, Law, Political Sciences

Area : Psychology and Education

Fields of study:Distance Education, Education, Pedagogy, Psychology, Teacher Training

Centre : e-Learn

Fields of study:Distance Education

Institute : Internet Interdisplinary Studies

Fields of study:Multimedia, Software Engineering

More details:IN3

top Degrees

Título de Graduado

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Educational Psychology, Engineering, English, Information Management, Information Technology, Law, Management, Multimedia, Philology

Máster Propio

Fields of study:International Relations and Diplomacy, Peace and Disarmament

Máster Universitario

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources, Information Sciences, Journalism, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics Education, Mediterranean Studies, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Secondary Education, Sports, Teacher Training, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Urban Studies


Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Education, Information Technology, Management, Political Sciences, Psychology, Tourism

Updated on 06-08-2020