The institution

¡Welcome to Ramon Llull University!

Ramon Llull University (URL), located in Barcelona, is a private, not-for-profit university, with a Humanist and Christian inspiration, and promotes public service. Its main aim is to provide quality, personalised education to respond to society's needs.

Dr. Josep Maria Garrell i Guiu, rector of Ramon Llull UniversityURL comprises 11 higher education and research institutions with a long tradition and a prestigious reputation in Catalonia (IQS, Blanquerna, La Salle, Faculty of Philosophy, ESADE, Pere Tarrés Faculty of Social Education and Social Work, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi, Ebro Observatory University Institute, Vidal i Barraquer Mental Health University Institute, Borja Institute of Bioethics and ESDi Higher School of Design, an affiliated centre). It is one of the most innovative teaching institutions in Catalonia and in Spain as a whole, promoting academic and research excellence.

With its own methodology integrated within the European Higher Education Area, URL prepares future professionals using a comprehensive training programme in each of the areas of knowledge and promotes mastery of the new technologies using a methodology based on students applying their skills in small working groups and a close relationship between students and teaching staff.

Committed to first-order scientific research and its internationalisation, URL has internship agreements with more than 4,000 companies and institutions around the country and more than 200 agreements with international companies along with 630 agreements with universities around the world. This dedication to research and internationalisation is strengthened even further within the context of the Aristos Campus Mundus 2015 project which URL is carrying out jointly with Deusto and Comillas universities and recognised in 2011 as a Campus of International Excellence (CIE) by the Spanish Ministry of Education as part of its CIE Programme, quality seal that was renovated in 2013 and in 2014 and finally granted in December 2016.

It also provides its students with professional orientation and placement services. The latter serve as an efficient bridge between companies and students, allowing these quick access to the job market. We should also note that our alumni currently work in more than 100 countries through 350 international companies that have hired URL graduates to work abroad.

Welcome to Ramon Llull University!

Dr. Josep M. Garrell i Guiu


Ramon Llull University
Claravall 1-3. 08022 Barcelona
T. (34) 902 053 010 | (34) 936 022 200
F. (34) 936 022 249 |
NIF G-59069740

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