The teaching activity of the ESSI department is mainly focused on the Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB). The ESSI department is responsible for teaching in the Bachelor's degrees of  Computer Engineering and Data Science and Engineering. These courses provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for a career in the field of informatics engineering and Data science.

The ESSI department also has a teaching assignement in the Master of Computer Engineering, Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics and Erasmus Mundus Master in Big Data Management and Analytics. In addition, the department coordinates the University Master's Degree in Teacher Training of Compulsory Secondary Education, Professional Training and Language Teaching.

The ESSI department also participates in the Computer's doctoral program coordinated by the UPC's Computer Sciences department and the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate on Information Technology for Business Intelligence.