Specific Programmes for International Students

Gap Year Programme 2023

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 2023

  • Start date:5th September 2023
  • End date: 21st December 2023

We are now registering students in the following modalities:

  • Face to Face classes and activities are the base of the programme. Students who are in Barcelona attend classes at the UAB World Heritage Campus in central Barcelona complemented by our online platform.


  • register knowing that the programme is guaranteed
  • have solutions ready to avoid interruptions to their studies
  • know they will start and finish the programme in any circumstances.

  • UAB operates comprehensive COVID-19 protocols in all activities.

Enrolment Period 

  • Fall Term 2023 (September – December): March 13th – June 29th 2023

Enrolment requirements

  • Students must be 18 years of age or older on the 31/08/2023.
  • Students must have successfully completed their secondary education: baccalaureate or equivalent (EQF 4).
  • 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. 

UAB Study Abroad - Gap Year Programme

Tuition fees for Fall 2023

  • 12 ECTS: 1,650€
  • 18 ECTS: 2.390€
  • 24 ECTS: 3,070€
  • 30 ECTS: 3,720€

Tuition fees for all UAB Study Abroad programmes