Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) / バルセロナ自治大学


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Number of students 2
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2017 - June 2018
Location Edifici A – Campus UAB, 08193 – Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès) – Barcelona, Spain
University profile The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a comprehensive, dynamic and modern public university founded in 1968. It is committed to society and to the environment, opened to the world and with a genuine academic atmosphere due to its campus life. The UAB is among the best education establishments in Spain and the European Union in terms of the quality of teaching and research, and aims to prepare professionals with the profiles needed by society. It offers a wide range of courses, with 81 undergraduate programmes, 84 graduate programmes and 67 Ph.D. It is the house of 46,000 students, and 16% of them are international. The UAB holds a leading position in the most prestigious international university rankings. In recent years, this award has been favored by the growing impact of the research, the constant improvement of the quality of teaching and the ability to attract international talent. This progress has been decisive in going forward positions in the three main university rankings: QS, THE and ARWU.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students Exchange students shall complete the administrative process required for the subjects agreed with their home university unless no places remain due to limits on numbers. At the UAB Keio University students must enroll for at least 50% of their credits in courses offered by their primary faculty of affiliation. This agreement is open to all the areas of knowledge except to the areas of Medicine, Nursering, and Physiotherapy. These students will be entitled to enroll on any course of the appropriate level, whether undergraduate or graduate, on offer at UAB, as long as they meet the language requirement and are accepted by the class instructor.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Medicine, Nursering, and Physiotherapy
Graduate programs open to exchange students All specialities
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students The same field as described above for the undergraduate program
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must show strong academic commitment and performance.
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Enough level to understand classes in Spanish and English. If possible, Catalan recommended.
Most of subjects are offered in Spanish and Catalan, but some can be found in English or other language.
Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar FALL SEMESTER:
 Classes begin:Mid-September, 2016
 Classes end: January, 2017

 Classes begin: Early February, 2017
 Classes end: June, 2017
Important university website for exchange students http://www.uab.cat/web/mobility-international-exchange/mobility-international-

Scholarship information N/A
Dormitory information http://www.uab.cat/web/future-residents/exchange-students-1251354273478.html