Degree in Medicine

***Due to the current pandemic situation and its repercussions, taking into account the specificities of medical education, the Faculty of Medicine of the UAB has decided to cancel all the incoming mobilities during the academic year 2020/2021***

Exchange stays for our Medicine degree can be for: 1st semester, 2nd semester or annual.

Steps to follow for Incoming students are:

1. Nomination from your Home university
2. Check the subjects offered for Incoming students
3. Check the study guides
4. Check the teaching semester
5. Check the clinical internship schedule
6. Complete the online "Application"
7. Fill in the "Application for subjects"
IMPORTANT : 6th year's Clinical internships (subjects Pràctica Clínica Assistencial IV and Pràctica Clínica Assistencial V), are exclusive for last year students of the Medicine degree.
These Clinical internships have a special schedule : Clinical Rotations calendar 2020/21  the assigned Hospital Teaching Unit will contact the student to specify the clinical internship specific schedule.

IMPORTANT : Following subjects : Medicine and Surgery I, II, III and IV , and Clinical Assistance Practice IV and V are the only subjects incoming students are allowed to split. Students when completing the " Application for subjects" have to choose which parts they want to follow.
Other subjects have to be completed entirely if the student wants to pass the evaluation.

For our Medicine degree there is only one period to apply, no matter the kind of stay you are going to do.

You can check all deadlines below:

                     Academic year 2020/21
Home University Nomination Deadline : 1st May, 2020
e-mail to :
Online Application
International students: from 1st March to 15th May, 2020 
Sicue students (Spain): from 1st March to 15th June, 2020
INcoming students - Signing up and application form
Application for subjects

International students: from 1st May to 1st June, 2020

Application for subjects ((and attach Certificate of Language in Catalan or Spanish and Academic Transcript of Records)

Sicue students (Spain): from 1st May to 15th June, 2020

Appdlication for subjects(and attach  Academic Transcript of Records)Academic Transcript of Records and Learning Agreement)

Resolution to the application 30th June, 2020
Learning agreement  e-mail to :   
Beginning of classes 1st semester: 9th September, 2020
2nd semester: 15th February, 2021
* provisional 2020/21 calendar, pending of approval

1st semester: From the 1st to 18th of September, 2020
2nd semester: From the 1st to the 12th of February, 2021
* provisional 2020/21 calendar, pending of approval

Learning agreement modifications 1st semester and annual: before 18th of September, 2020
2nd semester: before 19th of February, 2021
* provisional 2020/21 calendar, pending of approval


Planned subjects 20/21*pending of approval
Clinical internship schedule 20/21
Schedule 20/21
Exam schedule 20/21
Study guides
Application on-line
Application for subjects


The final registration of elective subjects will be conditioned to the existence of free places at UAB when the student does his/her registration at the Exchange Office.

Without these documents and the on-line application it is not possible to accept your study program at UAB neither your assignment to our Hospital Teaching Unit. Invitation to UAB will be done once accepted your study program.

To follow studies in Medicine at UAB it is required:
  • B2 in Catalan or Spanish, if the student wants to take internships from Clinical Practice.
  • B1 in Catalan or Spanish, for the rest of the subjects.

Our study programme is based on a big practical charge, where our students are in contact with patients who usually speak in Spanish or Catalan.

In consequence, no classes are given in English, so a good level of Spanish or Catalan is highly recommended to receive a good medical education.
UAB can also offer to our incoming students, the possibility to complement their Spanish knowledge by entering some Spanish or Catalan course at our Language School:

During the stay at UAB the exchange students are going to be in the Hospital Teaching Units.

The Hospital Teaching Units of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona for the degree in Medicine are:
Students can express their preferences (in the Application for subjects), but the assignment of incoming students to a Hospital Teaching Unit is done in the Exchange Office by the Exchange Coordinator.

The final assignment will be notified to the student at the same time as his / her program of studies is accepted. This communication is by email.

Subsequently the Hospital Teaching Unit will contact the student, in the case of the Clinical internship, to inform him of the schedule.

Steps to follow: 

1st. Go to the International Support Service (Bellaterra Campus).
You must go in person to this host point where they will provide you a document regarding your arrival. 

2nd Go to the Exchange Office at the Faculty of Medicine (Bellaterra Campus). Here we will complete your enrollment at UAB and we will provide the original learning agreement duly signed.
You must request an appointment here  
We cannot give attention without a previous appointment.
Compulsory documents for enrollment:

1)  Payment of medical insurance and civil liability insurance with coverage in Spain .

Exchange incoming students at the Faculty of Medicine must pay a Medical insurance and civil liability insurance with coverage in Spain. The fee for year 2020/21 is 4,40€.
Payment by credit/debit card at the Exchange office or by diposit in Bank account Number: ES48 0182 6035 4302 0160 9886

2)  Original Identity Card or passport.
3rd. Go to the assigned hospital (Barcelona, ​​Badalona or Sabadell).

The contact details of each hospital are:

Contact person: Jose Ma. Añor
Phone: 935818981

Contact person: Carme Curto
Phone: 934894095

Contact person: Josep Pla
Phone: 934978600

Contact person: Marta Cabané
Phone: 937458478