Planning to come

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona has exchange agreements with universities all over the world and offers a wide range of courses for exchange students. To study at the UAB as an exchange student, your university needs to have a bilateral agreement with the UAB and the student must be selected by the home institution.

Students whose universities of origin do not have an agreement with the UAB have the option of attending the UAB through the Study Abroad programme.


Partner universities must send their nominations before the following nomination deadlines:

1st of May: for starting in September (Fall semester or Full academic year)
1st of November: for starting in February (Spring semester)

Erasmus Programme: (European Union universities):
UAB Programme (universities outside the European Union):

This list must contain the following information:

• Name of the sending institution
• Student’s full name
• Student’s e-mail address
• Field of studies (if possible, please indicate the Erasmus area code specified in our bilateral agreement)
• Period of stay (1st term, 2nd term, full academic year)

Please note that any application form sent without prior communication of the student’s home university will not be considered.


Students selected at their home universities for an academic exchange stay at UAB must fill in an online Application Form at the site

This Application Form will be available during the following periods:

For students choosing to come in the first term or for one academic year: from March 1st to May 15th
For students choosing to come in the second term: from October 1st to November 15th

The students accepted will receive via e-mail an admission letter and a document with useful information for their future stay at UAB. Once obtained the acceptance confirmation, they must send the Learning Agreement to


Erasmus studies incoming: application procedure

UAB Exchange programme: application procedure

Should you require any further information, please contact the exchange office