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Where to study Journalism in Barcelona

Are you interested in social communication, current affairs and the functioning of the media and its management? Is your professional vocation to inform? 

We advise you to study the Degree in Journalism if you want to train as a professional journalist, and we suggest one of the best universities to study Journalism in Barcelona, the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU – UAO.

Why study the Degree in Journalism at the UAO?

There are many important reasons that support this decision, such as its curriculum, its differential methodology, the level of its teaching staff or the life on campus. We will highlight some of the arguments that are sure to catch your attention:

100% of students of the Degree in Journalism at the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU find a job after completing their studies (AQU 2020 Job Placement Survey).

Learning by doing. With a new teaching methodology inspired by the learning by doing and flipped classroom models. Students become the centre of the teaching model and the classroom becomes the generator of professional experiences.

Real experience: real experiences with media and companies in the sector.
Edition of Aula News: the students of the degree in Journalism themselves coordinate the edition of this digital university newspaper.

Certificate in Data Journalism and Social Media. The Degree in Journalism includes the Certificate in Data Journalism and Social Media (24 ECTS in classroom format), which offers students the possibility of acquiring the skills demanded by the new data journalism and being an active part of the new trend in communication.

In addition to these 5 reasons, there are others specific to this University (not only to this Degree), such as the following:

Universitat Abat Oliba CEU is an international university with 135 agreements with universities in more than 35 countries.


Its graduates have an overall employability rate above the average for other Catalan universities: 95.3% (AQU 2020).


80% of the teaching staff is involved in research projects.


The University has more than 4000 work experience agreements with national and international companies.


CEU universities rank first among private universities in Spain in the publication impact category of the Times Higher Education’s Young University Ranking 2022.

The university is part of Spain’s largest private educational group, CEU, a 90-year-old institution that is fitter than ever. CEU has 25 teaching centres in 11 Spanish cities, enrolling more than 40,000 students.


If you want to know more about this degree, you can download the information brochure here, or request more information through this form.


Virtual Open Day

You can also connect to their virtual Open Day on 28 April. You will find more information about this event on the home page of their website.


And if you have already decided to study the Degree in Journalism at Universitat Abat Oliba CEU, you can start your admission process.