Specific Programmes for International Students

Gap Year Programme 2021

UAB Study Abroad Gap Year

Study Abroad Gap Year Programme

  • a semester in Barcelona, for enjoying the city and everything it has to offer in culture and leisure
  • in a World Heritage Campus near to Gaudí's Sagrada Família
  • a unique immersive experience that prepares students for the next step
  • for students who have completed secondary education in their home country and are looking for new experiences while exploring a different country and cultures
  • 4 elective subjects and 1 language course (30 ECTS)
  • On successful completion of programme students receive a UAB certificate that can be validated for credits in the future

Check all the enrolment information in this link

Fall 2021

  • Start date: 6th September 2021
  • End date: 17th December 2021

Spring 2022

  • Start date: 13th January 2022
  • End date: 27th April 2022

We are now registering students in the following modalities:

  1. Face to Face classes for students who are in Barcelona to attend classes at the UAB World Heritage Campus in central Barcelona complemented by our online platform.
  2. Hybrid for students who are unable to attend face to face classes because of travel restrictions. Students will follow the programme for as long as necessary with synchronous and asynchronous online activities with their classmates and professors in Barcelona.
  3. Online for students who choose to follow the programme 100% online connecting with their classmates and professors in Barcelona.

Students can:

  • take decisions now knowing that the programme is guaranteed
  • change the modality before and during the programme according to circumstances and personal preferences
  • know they will start and finish the programme in any circumstances.

  • UAB operates comprehensive COVID-19 protocols in all activities
  • Full protocol

Enrolment Period 

  • Fall Term 2021 (September to December): from April 15th to June 30th 2021

Enrolment requirements

  • Students must be 18 years of age or older on the 31/12/2021.
  • Students must have successfully completed their secondary education: baccalaureate or equivalent (EQF 4).
  • Students must hold a health insurance plan with coverage in Europe.
  • Students must have a B2 level of English if they are not native speakers.
  • Students may choose between 12 and 30 ECTS.
  • For full-time students who need a study visa there is a minimum requirement of 24 ECTS.

Check all the enrolment information in this link. 

Study Abroad Gap Year Programme

Tuition fees for Fall 2021, Spring and Fall 2022

  • 12 ECTS: 1,650€ 
  • 18 ECTS: 2,390€
  • 24 ECTS: 3,070€
  • 30 ECTS: 3,720€

Tuition fees Study Abroad Programmes 2021-2022