The 3 main reasons are:
1. Universitat Pompeu Fabra studies are organized into three closely related areas of knowledge, corresponding to its three campuses in the centre of Barcelona: Social and human sciences, Health and life sciences and Information and communication technologies.
2. The model that UPF applies has three cornerstones, namely quality teaching, excellent research and international reputation.
3. UPF is a modern, international public university that has achieved parity with Europe’s top universities in just twenty-five years.