Classes at the UAB are given in Catalan, Spanish and English. As a general rule, it is recommended that students have a minimum language level of B1.2 according to the Common European Framework of Refererence.
Some faculties at UAB require a specific level of language that must be proved by a valid certificate.
To get access to the courses offered at the Faculty of Economics and Business, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), a minimum level of B2 will be required for the language of instruction of the chosen courses, that is, English, Spanish or Catalan. No certificate will be required for that language in which no courses have been selected. You can check a list of valid certificates here.
The Faculty of Communication requires a B2 level of Spanish to be accepted as an exchange student. Students holding a Spanish certificate issued by the Instituto Cervantes (DELE B2) will be accepted. Other certificates will be checked and evaluated on a case by case basis.
For other faculties check with the Exchange Offices
All students wishing to come to the UAB must have medical insurance cover for accidents and repatriation during the period of the exchange visit. This insurance is required at the time of registration.
If students prefer they can take out insurance offered by the UAB at competitive rates.
More information about the Medical insurance
Spanish entry visa
All students from outside the European Community must apply to the Spanish Embassy or Consulate in their country for student entry visa.
More information about the visa
At the end of this page is the dossier containing information for students accepted to UAB for an exchange.
For more information:
International Relations Area
UAB Exchange Programme
Monday - Wednesday 9.30 to 1.30 h. Thursday 9.30 to 12 h and 3.30 to 4.30 h. Friday 9.30 to 1.30 h
Plaça Cívica - Biblioteca de Comunicació i Hemeroteca General (ground floor)
Tel. +34 93 586 8499
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