English for PhD students

General information

Courses in live online mode. 20 hours in total, Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, for UAB doctoral students wishing to write their PhD thesis in English or courses aimed at presenting it.

Writing a Thesis in English (Science, Health Science and Engineering).
Writing a Thesis in English (Social Sciences and Law, Arts and Humanities).
Defending your Thesis.

Successful completion of Level 5 at the UAB Language (B2.2 of the CEFR) or equivalent (or a level test).
Age over 18. 
It is necessary to be a member of the UAB community. 

Please enrol in person at the offices of the Language Service. 

Please note: you need to make an  appointment before you come in.

Opening hours for the enrolment period (September, October, January, February, May and June): Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

You can phone us at these times: Monday to Friday, 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Opening hours outside the enrolment period (November, December, March, April and July): Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.

UAB Idiomes reserves the right to cancel a group if a minimum number of students has not enrolled.


   Course Price  Total Amount *
UAB students and staff  240,00 €  280,00 €
Others  299,00 €  339,00 €

* The total amount is the price of the course plus administrative management fees (€40)-

Associated University Community has a 15% disccount on the external price.

The maximum number of students per group is 15.

The Language Service reserves the right to cancel groups that do not reach a minimum of enrollment.


Thesis Writing in English (Social and Legal sciences, Arts and Humanities)
Edition      Calendar       Days and houis
1      18.10.2021 to 22.11.2021      Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Thesis Writing in English (Sciences, Health Sciences and engineering)
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      19.10.2021 to 18.11.2021       Tuesdays and Thursdays,1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      15.02.2022 to 17.03.2022       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.