Catalan: general, live online (A1-C2)

Courses from Level A1 to Level C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Strong points

  • Communicative approach
  • Small groups
  • Participative classes
  • Works on all communicative skills
  • Specially aimed at university level students
  • Language preparation for access to public sector employment

Characteristics 
Courses combine on-site mode and online mode. On-site hours are done in distance. Online face-to-face hours vary according to level:
- Basic 1 and Basic 2: 16 hours (and 44 hours of autonomous learning)
- Basico 3: 30 hours (and 105 hours of autonomous learning)
- Elementary and Intermediate: 24 hours (and 126 hours of autonomous learning)
- Sufficiency: 12 hours (and 138 hours of autonomous learning)
- Advanced: 12 hours (and 48 hours of autonomous learning)

Elementary, Intermediate, Sufficiency and Higher courses have the support of an online teacher.
Sufficiency and Advanced courses includes CIFALC exam.

PLEASE NOTE: courses will be taught online face-to-face, by videoconference. The Language Service may resume normal on-site teaching when the UAB decides to revert to this format.

Summer courses characteristics
The Sufficiency (C1) and Advanced (C2) summer courses
are intensive and take place over just a few weeks. See more details here.

Levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Credit recognition
UAB Students: information
Other Students: information.

Documentation
Course syllabuses
 

Certificate demonstrating a pass in the previous level (or results of a level test). 
Age over 18. 
It is not necessary to be a member of the UAB community. 

      Cours Price Total Amount
Bàsic 1 Semipresencial(4)  UAB students and Staff

100 % SUBSIDIZED

Mobilidy students
Others 239,00 € 279,00 €
       
Bàsic 2 Semipresencial(4)  UAB students and Staff

100 % SUBSIDIZED

Mobilidy students
Others 239,00 € 279,00 €
       
Bàsic 3 Semipresencial (A2) (CIFALC exam not included)(5)  UAB students and Staff 66,85 € 80,85 €
Mobilidy students 85,95 € 103,95 €
Others 239,00 € 279,00 €
       
Elemental Bimodal (CIFALC exam not included) (6)  UAB students and Staff 115,00 € 135,00 €
Mobilidy students 138,00 € 162,00 €
Others 276,00 € 316,00 €
       
Intermedi Bimodal (CIFALC exam not included) (7)  UAB students and Staff 138,00 € 162,00 €
Mobilidy students 149,50 € 175,50 €
Others 276,00 € 316,00 €
       
Suficiència Bimodal (CIFALC exam included) (8)  UAB students and Staff 156,00 € 182,00 €
Mobilidy students 168,00 € 196,00 €
Others 288,00 € 328,00 €
       
Superior Bimodal (CIFALC exam included) (9) UAB students and Staff 212,25 € 242,25 €
Mobilidy students 212,25 € 242,25 €
Others 354,00 € 394,00 €


* The total amount is the price of the course plus administrative management fees (€40)
* * The second enrolments and subsequent registrations have a bonus of €40

(4) Catan basic 1 and 2 courses are 100% subsidized for UAB students and staff.

(5) Basic 3 level courses are subsidised by 65% for students who do full studies at the UAB and UAB staff and 55% for mobility students.

(6) Elementary level courses are subsidised by 50% for students who do whole studies at the UAB and UAB staff and 40% for mobility students.  

(7) Intermediate level courses are subsidised by 40% for students who do full studies at the UAB and UAB staff and 35% for mobility students.  

(8) The level of proficiency courses are subsidised by 35% for students who do whole studies at the UAB and UAB staff and 30% for mobility students.

(9) The higher level courses are subsidised by 25% for students and UAB staff.

The PDI of the UAB has a subsidy of 100% of the amount of all the courses of Catalan.

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

To register on a level course at UAB Idiomes Campus you must be able to accredit with a certificate that you have passed the previous level or obtained an adequate result in a level test.

Level required:

Basic 1 
Basic 2: Basic 1
Basic 3: Basic 2

Elementary: Basic 3
Intermediate: Elementary
Sufficiency: Intermediate
Advanced: Sufficiency

To request your enrolment, book an appointment to enrol.

During the period from July 31st to August 25th, both days included, no enrolment procedures will be done due to the closing of the service.

Place: edifici B4 - UAB University Campus.

Opening hours in January, February, May, June, September and October: 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.

Opening hours in March, April, July, November and December: 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 groups where the minimum number of students is not met.

UAB Idiomes offers you the following facilities and discounts for enrolment:

UAB Idiomes Campus

15% discount on the less/least expensive course fee if you study more than one language.
15% discount for single-parent families.
15 % discount for victims of gender-based violence or terrorism.
15% discount for officially recognised “large families” (currently, three or more children).
 15% discount for those who have presented accreditation of their economic situation with a view to paying fees as a grant holder and who fulfil the requirements.  

Attention: the discounts are non-cumulative.

If you’re a student starting you can apply for one of the UAB Idiomes grants.

 

The UAB is offering 80 grants to students taking undergraduate studies, official Masters (70) and PhD studies to study with the Language Service during the current academic year.

10 grants are reserved for those who are not currently registered at the UAB and who will finalise their enrolment for courses at the Language Service in the next academic year.

The UAB is also offering 40 grants for intensive summer courses organised by the Language Service during the moth of July.

Grants for the third languages programme (PARLA3)
 
If you are in the first, second or third year of your Bachelor’s degree at the UAB you can apply for a grant to study and certificate levels A1 and B1, and sublevels B2.1 and B2.2 of English, German, French or Italian or to take the B2 exam in any of those languages.
 
The Generalitat de Catalunya is awarding grants for the accreditation of level B2 in third languages for students who started their degree course for the first time in 2014-2015.
 
The programme includes three types of grant: Mode Alevel accreditation and Mode B and Mode Cfor taking a course if you haven’t yet got level B2. if you want to apply for a grant, click the links.
 
For more details about the Parla 3 programme go to the web page Aprenc idiomes.

Language call for applications

In 2020 the UAB is offering a series of language grants within the provisions of the university’s Plan for Languages, available to the different groups: academic staff, administration and services staff and students


Language learning grants for students doing curricular internships abroad
 
Bachelors and Master’s degree students and PhD students registered in any of the centres of the UAB who can accredit having a curricular internship abroad and certify that they have taken a language course can apply for a grant for their language studies.
 
Language learning grants for academic staff

This call for applications is for academic staff language learning and There are two types of grant for lecturers at the UAB who want to improve their knowledge of foreign languages generally and those who specifically want to improve their English in order to promote teaching using this language at the university.
 
Grants for the correction of teaching materials in English and Catalan

To assist in the correction of Catalan and English materials used by lecturers who teach in these languages on undergraduate and master's degree courses. To assist in the correction of course guides written in these two languages for any UAB subject, irrespective of the language in which it is delivered.
 
Call for grant applications for organising events on language diversity management in UAB classrooms

As the UAB and its students become more and more international in nature, lecturers often have to cope with classes that are highly diverse in terms of languages and cultures. These grants aim to help in organising conferences and seminars, to be held in 2020, for lecturers to share their experiences in managing diversity in UAB classrooms or research groups.

Call for applications for AIDA Programme grants: Grants for the Intensification of Teaching in English (English as a Medium of Instruction at the UAB Programme, academic year 2020-2021)

To finance the participation of teaching and research staff of the UAB who have to give their classes in English on the Teaching Support programme. The programme is divided into four actions: 1) Intensive English for Academic Staff course; 2) English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) Intensive Training; 3) Teaching practice: class observation and tutorial; 4) Accreditation.
 

 

Level, dates and schedules

First Semester

1: 14.9.2020 to 7.10.2020, Mo & We, 10 to 12 h

2: 14.9.2020 to 7.10.2020, Mo & We, 12 to 14 h

3: 14.9.2020 to 7.10.2020, Mo & We, 15 to 17 h

4: 14.9.2020 to 7.10.2020, Mo & We, 17 to 19 h

5: 10.9.2020 to 8.10.2020, Tu & Th, 10 to 12 h

6: 10.9.2020 to 8.10.2020, Tu & Th, 12 to 14 h

7: 10.9.2020 to 8.10.2020, Tu & Th, 15 to 17 h

8: 10.9.2020 to 8.10.2020, Tu & Th, 17 to 19 h

9: 19.10.2020 to 11.11.2020, Mo & We, 10 to 12 h

10: 19.10.2020 to 11.11.2020, Mo & We, 15 to 17 h

11: 19.10.2020 to 11.11.2020, Mo & We, 17 to 19 h

12: 20.10.2020 to 12.11.2020, Tu & Th, 12 to 14 h

13: 20.10.2020 to 12.11.2020, Tu & Th, 15 to 17 h

14: 20.10.2020 to 12.11.2020, Tu & Th, 17 to 19 h

15: 18.11.2020 to 16.12.2020, Mo & We, 10 to 12 h (all virtual sessions)

16: 18.11.2020 to 16.12.2020,Mo & We, 15 to 17 h (all virtual sessions)

17: 18.11.2020 to 16.12.2020, Mo & We, 17 to 19 h (all virtual sessions)

18: 12.1.2021 to 4.2.2021, Tu & Th, 10 to 12 h

Second semester

1: 22.2.2021 to 17.3.2021, Mo & We, 10 to 12 h (CANCELED)

2: 22.2.2021 to 17.3.2021, Mo & We, 10 to 12 h

3: 22.2.2021 to 17.3.2021, Mo & We, 12 to 14 h (CANCELED)

4: 22.2.2021 to 17.3.2021, Mo & We, 15 to 17 h

5: 23.2.2021 to 18.3.2021, Tu & Th, 10 to 12 h (CANCELED)

6: 23.2.2021 to 18.3.2021, Tu & Th, 12 to 14 h (CANCELED)

7: 23.2.2021 to 18.3.2021, Tu & Th, 15 to 17 h

8: 7.4.2021 to 3.5.2021, Mo & We, 15 to 17 h

9: 6.4.2021 to 29.4.2021, Tu & Th, 12 to 14 h

10: 6.4.2021 to 29.4.2021, Tu & Th, 10 to 12 h 

First semester

Edition 1: 10.9.2020 to 8.10.2020,  Tuesdays and Thursdays, de 10 to 12 h

Edition 2: 19.10.2020 to 11.11.2020, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12 to 14 h

Edition 3: 20.10.2020 to 12.11.2020, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15 to 17 h

Edition 4: 18.11.2020 to 16.12.2020, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12 to 14 h (all virtual sessions)

Edition 5: 18.11.2020 to 16.12.2020, Mondays and Wednesdays, 17 to 19 h (all virtual sessions)

Edition 6: 19.11.2020 to 17.12.2020, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 to 12 h (all virtual sessions)

Edition 7: 19.11.2020 to 17.12.2020, Tuesdays and Thursdays, de 15 to 17 h (all virtual sessions)

Edition 8: 12.1.2021 to 4.2.2021, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 to 14 h

Second semester

Edition 1: 22.2.2021 to 17.3.2021, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12 to 14 h

Edition 2: 23.2.2021 to 18.3.2021, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15 to 17 h

Edition 3: 7.4.2021 to 3.5.2021, Mondays and Wednesdays, 15 to 17 h

Edition 4: 7.4.2021 to 3.5.2021, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 to 12 h

Edition 5: 6.4.2021 to 29.4.2021, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 to 14 h

Edition 6: 6.4.2021 to 29.4.2021, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15 to 17 h

Edition 7: 5.5.2021 to 2.6.2021, Mondays and Wednesdays, 15 to 17 h

Edition 8: 6.5.2021 to 1.6.2021, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 to 14 h

First semester

Edition 1: 19.10.2020 to 9.12.2020, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 to 12 h

Edition 2: 20.10.2020 to 10.12.2020, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15 to 17 h

Edition 3: 17.11.2020 to 28.1.2021, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 to 14 h

Second semester

Edition 1: 7.4.2021 to 31.5.2021, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12 to 14 h

Edition 2: 6.4.2021 to 25.5.2021, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 15 to 17 h

First semester

20.10.2020 to 2.2.2021, Tuesdays, 12 to 14 h

Second semester

24.2.2021 to 19.5.2021, Wednesdays, 12 to 14 h

First semester

21.10.2020 to 27.1.2021, Wednesdays, 12 to 14 h

Second semester

4.3.2021 to 27.5.2021, Thursdays, 12 to 14 h

Summer course

From 01.07.2021 to 20.07.2021
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 to 12 h

First semester

Days: 3.11.2020, 17.11.2020, 1.12.2020, 15.12.2020, 12.1.2021 and 26.1.2021, Tuesdays, 17 to 19 h

Days: 5.11.2020, 19.11.2020, 3.12.2020, 17.12.2020, 14.1.2021 and 28.1.2021, Thursdays, 10 to 12 h (All virtual sessions)

Second semester

Days: 9.3.2021, 23.3.2021, 6.4.2021, 20.4.2021, 4.5.2021 and 18.5.2021, Tuesdays, 17 to 19 h

Days: 10.3.2021, 24.3.2021, 7.4.2021, 21.4.2021, 5.5.2021 and 19.5.2021, Wednesdays, 12 to 14 h

Summer course

Group 1: from 01.07.2021 to 20.07.2021
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 16 to 18 h

Group 2: from 30.06.2021 to 19.07.2021
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 to 12 h

Cursos at Bellaterra

  • First Semester

Edition 1: 2.11, 16.11, 30.11, 14.12, 11.1 and 25.1, Mondays, 17 to 19 h

Edition 2: 3.11, 17.11, 1.12, 15.12, 12.1 and 26.1, Tuesdays, 12 to 14 h

Edition 3: 3.11, 17.11, 1.12, 15.12, 12.1 and 26.1, Tuesdays, 15 to 17 h

Edition 4: 4.11, 18.11, 2.12, 16.12, 13.1 and 27.1, Wednesdays, 10 to 12 h

Edition 5: 3.11, 17.11, 1.12, 15.12, 12.1 and 26.1, Tuesdays, 17 to 19 h (All virtual sessions)

Edition 6: 29.10, 19.11, 3.12, 17.12, 14.1 and 28.1, Thursdays, 15 to 17 h (All virtual sessions)

Edition 7: 29.10, 19.11, 3.12, 17.12, 14.1 and 28.1, Thursdays, 17 to 19 h (All virtual sessions)

  • Second Semester

Edition 1: 8.3, 22.3, 12.4, 26.4, 3.5 andi 17.5.2021, Mondays, 12 to 14 h

Edition 2: 9.3, 23.3, 6.4, 20.4, 4.5 and 18.5.2021, Tuesdays, 15 to 17 h (closed)

Edition 3: 10.3, 24.3, 7.4, 21.4, 5.5 and 19.5.2021, Wednesdays, 15 to 17 h

Edition 4: 10.3, 24.3, 7.4, 21.4, 5.5 and 19.5.2021, Wednesdays, 10 to 12 h (closed)

Edition 5: 11.3, 25.3, 8.4, 22.4, 6.5 and 20.5.2021, Dijous, de 17 to 19 h

  • Levels
  • End: 14/05/2021
  • Mode: Live online
  • Place: Campus