Campus de la Alimentación de Torribera
The Food Campus of Torribera is one of the six campuses of the UB. Located in the area of Torribera (Diputació de Barcelona), with 34 hectares and which borders the Natural Park of the Sierra de Marina, in the city of Santa Coloma de Gramenet, it is a university environment of 12,000 m2 dedicated to teaching the sciences related to Food, with studies of degrees and master's degrees, the research dimension coordinated by the Nutrition Research Institute and Food Security (INSA) of the UB, and with transfer and dissemination activities to the productive sector and society. The degrees taught in the Food Campus are attached to the Faculty of Pharmacy, through the secretariat located in the Teaching Building and Student Services (Verdaguer).
The Campus has a building of 3.600 m2 dedicated entirely to modern teaching laboratories and high technological level for teaching related to Food and Nutrition (health sector), food technology (sector of the food industry) and culinary and gastronomic sciences (catering sector).
The Food Campus of Torribera has all the university services to accompany the academic activity of the students: a specialized library in food (CRAI) with self-learning spaces, three computer rooms, the auditorium Les Voltes for 200 people, restaurant, shop, sports services (summer pool, tennis courts, indoor football, basketball, paddle tennis), twelve classrooms and seminars, fifteen specialized laboratories (cooking, food chemistry, food analysis, instrumentation physicochemistry, microbiology and parasitology, food technology, sensory analysis, biology, nutrition and dietetics, computer lab, culinary studies), and 1,500 m2 of greenhouses and practice gardens. In addition, the campus is the central academic headquarters of the Unidad UB-Bullipèdia.
For more information: www.ub.edu/campusalimentacio/es