The Autonomous University of Barcelona also known as UAB (Catalan: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) is a public university mostly located near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. The history of the UAB begins on 6 June 1968, when the decree on the creation of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is officially promulgated. After not even 50 years of existence, the UAB has consolidated itself among the two hundred best universities in the world in the main university rankings, and since the 2011/12 academic year it is one of the 10 young universities with the highest international projection and global prestige.
UAB has more than 40,000 students and more than 3,600 academic and research staff. The UAB is a pioneering institution in terms of fostering research. There are many research institutes in the campus, as well as other research centers, technical support services and service-providing laboratories. Vila Universitària is the residential complex of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, located on its campus, which has 812 apartments with a total housing capacity for 2193 persons and very good train and bus connections, only 25 minutes away from the centre of Barcelona. The UAB is considered to be the best University in Spain by the 2012 QS World University Rankings, which ranked the university 176th overall in the world.
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