Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Catalonia, Spain Catalan, Spanish, and English Open to All Faculties


The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Europe. The UAB is located only 25 minutes via public transportation from Barcelona’s city centre, a cosmopolitan metropolis lying on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. The main campus is located in Bellaterra, in the heart of one of the main industrial and technological poles of Mediterranean Europe.

The UAB caters to all aspects of university life. The campus is a true city of knowledge with almost 50,000 inhabitants: students, lecturers, researchers and administrative staff. It is organised with all the necessary services for the university community: residence halls (2,600 places), specialised libraries, a language learning centre, sport facilities (with a gym, pools, football pitch, etc.), healthcare centre, restaurants, stores and cafés.

Important Information

  • For students admitted to UAB’s Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, please note that courses in English are limited. You may need to enroll in courses offered by other Faculties and Schools. Authorization may also be needed from each Faculty and School. Students are advised to get in touch directly with the Host institution for more information.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

September - February February - June

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

International Relations Office
General Exchange Office - Plaça Cívica
Edifici Hemeroteca - Ground Floor
Tel: +34 93 586 84 99 / Fax: +34 93 581 43 57
erasmus [at] uab.es
internacional.propi [at] uab.es

Incoming Students Inquiries
Email: uab.exchange.programme [at] uab.cat





The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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