Recognition of foreign studies

You can apply for admission to a degree programme through this path if you have partially or totally completed studies at a foreign university that have not been officially recognised as equivalent to a qualification in Spain. Information can be found in this link.

Access to a Degree through Validation of Foreign Studies - 2023/2024 Academic Year
 
Who can request admission:
All those students with a partially or totally completed bachelor's degree who did not validate or have an equivalence of their diploma in Spain.

Calendar:
- Submission of application: from 24 February to 31 March 2023
- Publication of resolution: 16 June 2023
- Enrolment: September 2023


Requirements:
1. You may apply for enrolment in a bachelor's degree if you have completed 30 or more credits in your previous studies.

2.In order to evaluate your previous studies and validate your credits, the admission committee will take into account the academic results you have obtained up until the last day in which applications are accepted.

3. You will not be able to apply for admission if you have previously enrolled in subjects in which you did not pass them after taking three or more exams.

4. You will not able to apply if, after validating all your credits, you surpass 75% of all credits needed to complete the bachelor's degree you are applying for.

Documents to be presented:
- Application form
- Original copy of the payment for the evaluation of your academic transcript, which has a cost of €54.54 (€27.27 for those with a Large Family Certificate).
- Copy of any fee waiver document (Large Family Certificate, +33% Disability Card, Victims of Terrorism or Gender Violence in Spain).
- Cover letter.
- Original and photocopy of your ID card (DNI or NIE) or passport.
- Personal academic certificate. 
- Syllabus of your studies abroad.
- Certified copy of the study plans of the subjects you enrolled in, issued by your home university.
- Qualification system of your home university.
- Any other documents you may deem necessary to be included in your application.

All documents must be correctly translated and authenticated according to the law in force.

Revision and classification of applications:
1. The admission process is conducted under the principles of equality, merit and capacity.

2.  Applications of those who do not fulfil all requirements set down in Article 24 of the UAB Academic Rules and Regulations must be denied.

3. Applications of those who do fulfil all requirements will be classified according to the following criteria:
 

a) First, those students having previously studied subjects related to the branch of knowledge they are now applying for.
b) Second, those having previously studied subjects not related to the branch of knowledge the are now applying for.
 

4. Within each of these two aforementioned groups, applications are classified as such:
 

a) The average score obtained of all validated credits, according to the procedure set down in Annex III of the UAB Academice Rules and Regulations.
b) If applicable, the average score can be weighted with the score obtained in the university entrance exam, in accordance to Annex IV of the UAB Academic Rules and Regulations.
 

Note:
Admission is based on the score of student transcripts and the fulfilment of all admission requirements.

In the case of not formalising your enrolment within the period established, your application will be removed and another student may occupy your place.

Administrative resolution:

Resolution of the places offered and admission criteria applied in validating foreign studies 2023/2024

Given that the Personal Data Protection Law does not permit publishing ID numbers or names and surnames online, you will have to consult the administrative resolution according to your application's date of submission and registration number.

If you do not have a copy of your application form, you can send an email to ga.ciencies@uab.cat with a scanned copy of your ID card and you will receive an email with all the necessary information to be able to consult the resolution.

 

Resolution

Given that the Personal Data Protection Law does not permit publishing ID numbers or names and surnames online, you will have to consult the administrative resolution according to your application's date of submission and registration number.

If you do not have a copy of your application form, you can send an email to ga.ciencies@uab.cat with a scanned copy of your ID card and you will receive an email with all the necessary information to be able to consult the resolution.

  • Consult resolution on Access by means of validation of studies