In order to attend the UAB, students who have studied abroad must follow different procedures depending on their individual situation.
STUDENTS WITH FOREIGN PRE-UNIVERSITY QUALIFICATIONS
Students who have foreign qualifications that can be validated as equivalent to the Spanish Bachillerato may apply to the UAB. Qualifications must be validated by the Spanish Ministry for Education and Science.
Ministry for Education and Science
General Department of Qualifications, Validations and Endorsements
Paseo del Prado 28, 28014 Madrid
Tel. 91 5065600 Fax: 915065706
Department of the Ministry for Education and Culture
Senior Education Inspection Area
C/. Bergara 12, 08002 Barcelona
Tel. 93 520 96 90 Fax: 93 520 96 88
If the validation obtained is equivalent to an Advanced Level Training Course (professional training, specialist technician), this offers direct access to short-cycle courses and some specific long-cycle courses.
If the validation obtained is equivalent to the Spanish Bachillerato (High School, Baccalaureate, etc.) and the student wishes to apply for a university place, he or she must take the University Entrance Tests at any public university in Spain. UNED organises a specific session for students who have studied abroad.
National University for Distance Learning (UNED)
Senda del Rey 11, 28040 Madrid
Tel. 91 3986679
OFFICES IN CATALONIA:
Travessera de les Corts 159, Barcelona
Tel. 93 409 33 25
Colom 114, Terrassa
Tel. 93 731 49 33
University Entrance Exams can be arranged at Spanish embassies or consulates.
If a student has not passed the University Entrance Exam, he or she may also take the exam for students over 25 in order to gain access to a university course.
Catalan Ministry for Universities