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 and you do not have the UPC card yet, ask for it at the Digital Identity website . In case you do not have the UPC card or you do not belong to the UPC community, and you do not have a card from another university that can be read automatically by our access system, you will have to complete a form each day that you want to use our facilities. An official identification must be shown to verify your personal details (only if you do not belong to the UPC community). You will be given a provisional card so you can enter and leave the Library. This provisional card must be returned the same day. If you do not return it or you return it late, you will not be able to use our facilities for a period of time.

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.

Terms of use

  • It is a service for members of the UPC community, the members of other universities and users who justify the need to access the building
  • The loan period is one day
  • It is the responsibility of the user to return the card to the library within the established period
  • The card not returned within the term will be claimed to the user according to the personal data available in the library. It is the responsibility of the user to update them. Failure to receive the claim notice does not exempt the user from their responsibility
  • If the card is returned damaged or damaged, or not returned, the user must return it, under the conditions set by the Library.
  • The non-return of the card implies the permanent exclusion of any of the services of the Libraries of the UPC and access to the BRGF

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 13 computers aimed at carrying out the most common academic activities. For more information, consult 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: 23 / 01 / 2022

Work rooms

Access to the reservation of rooms

CLIC area

Availability of the CLIC Area

Availability of the CLIC Area