English

English for teaching & research staff

General Information

Characteristics 
20-hour courses for teaching and research staff in live online mode aimed at writing academic/scientific articles, conference presentations or improving pronunciation and, more generally, heightening a knowledge of English. 

These courses, which form part of the UAB Language-Plan initiatives, are made available free-of-cost for UAB teaching and research staff.

Documents
Research Papers (Humanities and Social Sciences).
Research Papers (Health Sciences, Experimental Sciences and Engineering).
Advanced Research Papers.
Presenting Research.
Advanced Presenting Research.
English Pronunciation for Teachers.
English-Medium Instruction (manteniment).
Communicating Science.

Successful completion of Level 5 at the UAB Language Service (B2.2 of the CEFR) or equivalent; except for Advanced Presenting Skills and Preparation for the EMI Examintation for Teaching and Research Staff, which requires successful completion of Level 6 at the UAB Language Service  (C1.1 of the CEFR) or equivalent; and for Level B2 English for Teaching and Research Staff, which requires successful completion of Level 4 at the UAB Language Service (B2.1 of the CEFR) or equivalent (or taking a level test). 
It is necessary to be a member of the UAB community. 

Attendance certificate for the English Pronunciation for Teachers course awarded for a minimum of 75% class attendance.

Achievement certificate for other courses for teaching and research staff (PDI).
 

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.

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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.

 

 
Cours B2 for PDI  
   Course Price  Total Amount *
UAB students and staff 481,00 € 521,00 €
Others 600,00 € 640,00 €
 
Other Courses  
   Preu del Curs  Import Total *
UAB Academic Staff       SUBSIDIZED 100 %
UAB studens and staff 240,00 € 280,00 €
Others 299,00 € 339,00 €

These courses are aimed primarily at the academic UAB staff .


The week before the start of the course, if there are places available, academic staff from other universities, doctorate, master and postdoc students will be able to enrol.

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

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

Research Papers (Humanities and Social Sciences)
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      18.10.2021 to 22.11.2021       Mondays and Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 
Research Papers (Health Sciencies, Experimental Sciencies and Engineering)
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      19.10.2021 to 18.11.2021       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 

First semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      13.12.2021 to 26.01.2022       Mondays and Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 
Second semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      20.04 .2022 to 23.05.2022      Mondays and Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 
* videoconference 5 first sessions. 

First semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      18.10.2021 to 22.11.2021       Mondays and Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
2      19.10.2021 to 18.11.2021       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. h *
 
Second semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      14.02.2022 to 16.03.2022       Mondays and Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. *
 
* videoconference 5 first sessions.

 

First semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      02.12.2021 to 25.01.2022       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.*
 
Second semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      15.02.2022 to 17.03.2022       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.*
 
* videoconference 5 first sessions. 

Second semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      10.01.2022 to 09.02.2022       Mondays and Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
2      19.04.2022 to 19.05.2022       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Second semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      15.02.2022 to 17.03.2022       Tuesdays and Thursdays,1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Second semester
Edition      Calendar       Days and hours
1      19.04.2022 to 19.05.2022       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Call for applications for UAB grants and other support to meet the university community's needs regarding languages. You can find specific information on each call on the links below.

For students

UAB students can also apply for PARLA3 grants from the Catalan Government (Generalitat). You can find more information on this link to the Aprenc Idiomes website.

For teaching staff and administration and services staff