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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
UAB Barcelona Summer School

Social Activities

Become a part of the UAB Barcelona Summer School community through the Social Activities

You will have an opportunity to enjoy a friendly atmosphere among the students from all around the globe by taking part in the activities we have prepared for you beyond the academic life.  

Besides taking the chance of training yourself academically this summer, you can also get to know people from other countries and learn about the  Catalan culture around Barcelona together.  For this reason, we offer a social program  with cultural and sport activities, that we hope you will enjoy.  

Find the information about the dates and places in the registry forms. The information may be updated.  



  • Welcome Session of the first period

    Sessió de benvinguda

    At the Welcome Session you will be able to meet your fellow students and your teachers. 

    The Welcome of the first period will be on Tuesday 25 June at 9 a.m. at the Auditorium of Arts and Humanities Faculty




  • Energiser Games

    energiser games

    Do you want to get to know your Summer School classmates?    

    In the Energiser Games activity, we will break the ice through games and dynamics so that you can make new friends, the main objective is to learn our names!  Hurry up to register here. 

    We are waiting for you! 



  • Catalan Session

    Catalan Language and Cultural Session

    Welcome to Catalonia!  

    Get to know better Catalan traditions and the language in one session. The brief introduction to Catalan culture not only will help you to keep in context throughout the whole period of the UAB Summer School, but even make your experience of visiting Catalonia more fulfilling and meaningful.  

    Register for the Catalan Session here


  • Traditional Dances

    Balls tradicionals

    Do you know which are the typical dances from Catalonia? At this workshop you’ll learn how to dance the different dances that characterize the folk dance of the region: ''jotes'', ball pla, dances in partners... A fun way to continue learning the Catalan culture. 

    Don’t forget to sign up


  • Human Towers


    Come and meet Ganàpies of the UAB – the team of human towers in our university. 

    With them you can discover what “els castells” are and even also practice how to make them. 

    Check the activity here.   

  • Sport Activity

    Beach Volley

    The best way to unwind after intensively studying is to do some sport! 

    We’ve prepared some sports activities for you! Beach volleyball is the most summery activity of all. Worried about the heat and glaring sun? Then zumba it is!  

    Register and choose your sport here. But whatever you choose, remember – water and sunscreen are crucial to enjoy hot summer days.

  • Scavenger Hunt Across The Campus

    discover campus

    Join the exciting Scavenger Hunt across the Campus! Get your team ready for a fun-filled challenge. Discover hidden clues, solve riddles, and compete to show how much you know about Catalonia and orienteering. An adventure awaits you at every corner!  

    Sign up here and have fun with your new friends!  

  • CaixaForum Cultural Center


    Visit the old modernist factory and the Vertical Forest of CaixaForum. 

    Discover all the faces of the old Casaramona textile factory, a beautiful example of industrial modernist architecture. You will also be able to learn in detail the unique architectural intervention of the Japanese Arata Isozaki, Pritzker Prize 2019. 

    Through an interior and exterior tour, including one of its magnificent terraces, you will be able to discover the secrets hidden in the building and its transformation into the CaixaForum Barcelona cultural center. 

  • Closing Session of the 1st period

    Cloenda de la Summer School

    The Closing Session is the act that will determine the end of the course and will be held jointly with teachers and students.

    The Closing session of the first period will take place in the Auditori de Lletres of the UAB on Friday 12 July at 12:00.