Autonomous University of Barcelona

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Autonomous University of Barcelona
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
AffiliationRed de Universidades Instituto Joan Lluís Vives
Conferencia de Rectores de las Universidades Españolas
RectorFrancisco Javier Lafuente

The Autonomous University of Barcelona (also known as UAB) is a public university of Spain created in 1968 and located in Bellaterra, Sardanyola del Vallés, Catalonia.[1]

UAB has 105 degrees, 328 postdegrees programs and 90 PhD programs.[source?]

Incidents[change | change source]

2021 cyberattack[change | change source]

During October 2021, UAB servers felt down during COVID-19 pandemic.[2]

2018 death threats[change | change source]

During December 2018, some students got a death threat.[3] This is because UAB is consider to be ideologized to the left-wing, supporting Catalan independence and Pere Aragonès movement.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Autonomous University of Barcelona". Times Higher Education (THE). 2021-11-13. Retrieved 2022-05-02.
  2. "Un ataque 'hacker' colapsa el sistema informático de laUniversidad Autónoma de Barcelona". abc (in Spanish). 2021-10-11. Retrieved 2022-05-02.
  3. "Los 13 incidentes más graves ocurridos en las universidades catalanas". El Español (in Spanish). 2019-04-14. Retrieved 2022-05-02.
  4. "La UAB lamenta la 'instrumentalització ideológica' del campus". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 2019-04-11. Retrieved 2022-05-02.