The design of the different spaces of the Library is oriented to meet your academic, research and recreation needs. We put at your disposal XNUMXmXNUMX adapted to multiple uses.


The university card of the UPC it is necessary to access the building.

If you are a student, PDI or PAS of the UPC use your physical card or Interactive.

If you are a member of another university and do not have a card that can be automatically read by our access system, you will have to fill in a form every day you want to use our facilities, and show official identification to verify the data we will ask you. We will provide you with a provisional card that will allow you to enter and leave the Library, and which you must return on the same day. If you do not return it or do so late, you will no longer be able to use our facilities.

If you are not a member of the UPC community and you can not show any official ID to identify yourself, you will not be allowed to enter the Library. We remind you that access conditions to the Library by non-UPC users can be restricted during periods of maximum occupation.

The 5 floors offer different possibilities that we hope that will be useful for you according to the activity you will want to do in the Library, specifically:

  • Floor 3> Individual study, zone of silence> Capacity: 158 people
  • Floor 2> Individual study, zone of silence> Capacity: 204 people
  • Floor 1> Group study> Capacity: 198 people
  • Floor 0> Group study, Clic area, u-win, u-room, terrace, Meeting point> Capacity: 145 people
  • Floor -1> Vending area, meeting rooms

If you need a space for study or for collective work, the Library offers 8 rooms at the 1 floor, 7 at the 2 and 1 at 3 floor.

All rooms are equipped with blackboards, access to Eduroam and to the electrical network. Four of the rooms are also equipped with a television screen. At XNUMX and XNUMX floors counters material will be provided for their use.

The operation of the rooms is governed by the Terms of use of the work rooms in a group.

In addition, at the BRGF:

  • The work rooms are always open (no key is needed to access) but it is necessary to validate your reservation at the counter
  • The maximum number of hours you can book a room each day is 3.
  • The maximum number of hours you can book a room in a week is 9.
  • The maximum current reservations you can have is 3.
  • To open or close the screens that communicate the rooms 1 and 2 at 1 floor, you have to go to the desk (it is not allowed to manipulate those screens without Library staff permission.

Group study rooms

XNUMX rooms you will find at XNUMX floor of the Library. Soundproofed and equipped with blackboards, access to Eduroam and to the electrical network.

Work rooms

The CLIC Area is a space for work and self-learning that the library makes available to its users so that they can carry out their academic and professional development tasks, and in which they offer all the necessary equipment and tools to do.

You will find XNUMX computers aimed at carrying out the most common academic activities. For more information, check the list of installed software.

To use the resources you need to authenticate yourself at the computers using the username and password of the Intranet of the UPC . Any member of the UPC university community has access to these computers. If you have any problem, please go to loans desk at Library ground floor.

The CLIC Area is regulated by the same rules as the Rector Gabriel Ferraté Library and also has its own regulations.

Clic area

This is a place where you can enjoy some fun while playing with our Nintendo Switch or Nintendo DS consoles. Order the equipment at the loan desk on the 0th floor of the Library.


U-Room It is a work space located on the 0 plant in the Library with a capacity of a maximum of 17 people, distributed in 3 tables and 3 workstations with a desktop computer. Can welcome  Meetings of the different student delegations or student associations of the UPC. For this use it is necessary to reserve the room from 7 people. For more information, contact


The terrace is the only space in the Library where you can eat and drink (but do not smoke!). It is an outdoor space located on the 0 floor.

The Meeting Point is an informal meeting space designed for international students, equipped with computers, tourist guides of Barcelona and informal furniture to promote social relationships. You'll also find it on the 0 floor.

Terrassa and Meeting Point

Last update: 06 / 09 / 2022

Work rooms

Access to the reservation of rooms

CLIC area

Availability of the CLIC Area

Availability of the CLIC Area