Travel to Barcelona
It is recommended to enroll in the consular registry once in Barcelona. These consular registrations allows you to receive proper diplomatic protections in case of emergency, be it a natural catastrophe, a sanitary emergency, military conflict, a mere accident or a personal situation that may require a consular protection.
The UAB will try to guarantee the maximum in-class teaching while respecting the social distance measures as well as the general Covid-19 prevention rules. In those cases, and when in-class teaching cannot be done, online teaching will be guaranteed. For more information, check on the Info Coronavirus UAB website.
In some cases, depending on the evolution of the preventive measures taken to halt the expansion of Covid-19 cases, citizens of some countries might be recommended to maintain quarantine for 14 days after the arrival in Spain. For more information contact your Consular Office before readying your trip.
Every student, researcher and foreign teacher that plans on coming to a Catalan university must be covered by a health insurance. It is recommended to hire a health insurance that has a full covered plan in the case that you fall sick or have an accident during either the trip or your stay in Spain. You must also need to take into consideration the covering of any type of ousting.
Assistance in Catalonia
In every other emergency situation within spanish borders you must call the 112; this phone provides a 24/7 free service. You could also call from the "My112" app that lets you have geo-localized calls.
Assitance within the UAB
In case you find yourself in an emergency situation in the campus proper you need to call the Security Service phone (935812525). This phone is open 24/7 and they will take in every kind of emergency.
Health service within the UAB (SAS)
If you find yourself sick or having any type of medical emergency, you can go to the SAS in the UAB that supplies primary care to everyone who is either working, studying or visiting the campus. The SAS also offers mental health support as well as emergency aid in English.
The UAB against harassment
The UAB has a protocol in order to halt and act against any kind of sexual harassment as well as race-hate, sexism, sexual orientation and gender presenting/ gender identity discrimination.
Depending on where you plan to travel you might find very diverse climatology. It is recommended to be up-to-date of every other possible condition you might encounter. The following links can aid in that regard:
The RightsApp is a phone app that can be found in four different languages [English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese] and covers all three scenerios that can be followed in case you find yourself in need of help.