The Open University of Catalonia is a private Internet-centered open university based in Barcelona
.The UOC offers graduate and postgraduate programs in Catalan and Spanish in fields such as Psychology, Computer Science, Sciences of Education, Information and Knowledge Society and Economics.
Also, an Information and Knowledge Society Doctoral Program is available that explores research fields such as e-law, e-learning, network society, education, and online communities. It has "support centres and points" in a number of cities in Spain, Andorra
and the traditionally Catalan-speaking city of Alghero in Sardinia.
The Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) is the research body of the UOC.
The UOC makes their institutional repository available to provide open access to digital publications produced by the UOC community in the course of its research, teaching and management activities.