Credit recognition for undergraduate students at the UAB
Where can I find information about credits? You can find here the academic regulations of the UAB.
Yes. The UABrecognises credits for the accreditation of languages on the presentation of a certificate that show the specific level of the European Common Framework of Reference for Languages has been passed. This certificate is issued by the Language Service or other recognised organisations.
By presenting the accreditation of the level passed to your Academic management office.
All foreign languages. Also, students who went to school in Catalonia or in other Autonomous communities of Spain with certificates recognised as equivalent in their mother tongue can have level C2 recognised in that language.
Language exams accredited by level must have been passed during the degree course or even before arrival at the UAB.
The UAB recognises a maximum of 12 credits for language courses and certificates.
I fit is the same language in which you took the PAU exams (whether that be English, French, German of Italian) the scale of the Language Service of the UABis applied and credits are recognised from level 3 of that scale (B1 of the CEFR). The number of credits recognised is progressive and non-accumulable according to the following scale:
- For having passed a level equivalent to Level 3 (B1) at UABIdiomes: 1.5 credits.
- For having passed a level equivalent to Level 4 (B2.1) at UABIdiomes: from 1.5 to 3 credits according to the number of credits pending to complete your degree.
- For having passed a level equivalent to Level 5 (B2) at UABIdiomes: from 1.5 to 6 credits according to the number of credits pending to complete your degree.
- For having passed a level equivalent to Level 6 (C1.1) at UABIdiomes or a higher level: from 1.5 to 9 credits according to the number of credits pending to complete your degree.
If you have taken a foreign language different to that which you used to gain entrance to the university in the PAU, 3 credits for each accredited level, following the same scale: A1, A2, B1, B2.1, B2.2, C1.1 or higher and starting at Level 1 (A1 of the CEFR).
Yes. Certificate C2 in Catalan gives you the right to 3 credits.
Credits are recognised for courses leading to levels A1, A2, B1, B2.1, B2.2, C1.1 or higher of the CEFR, when the language is different from that used to gain entrance to the university.
I fit is the same foreign language used in the PAU exams, credits are recognised only from level B1 of the CEFR (Level 3 of UAB Idiomes).
No. Credits are only recognised for accredited CEFR levels.
You can apply for credit recognition for language courses and exams at any time during your degree studies. We recommend that you do so during your final year.
You can take courses leading to certificates at the Language Service of the UAB. To find other recognised centres see the information on the tables published by the Board of the Interuniversity Council of Catalonia in the Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia (DOGC).
To apply for recognition of ECTS credits for language courses and certificates contact the Academic Management office in your centre.