Semester Exchange - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Semester Exchange - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.

As of 2012, it consists of 57 departments in the experimental, life, social and human sciences, spread among 13 faculties/schools.

UAB has more than 40,000 students and more than 3,600 academic and research staff. The UAB is a pioneering institution in terms of fostering research.

Study areas for exchange students include Arts and Humanities, Health Science, Science, Social Sciences, Business and Technology.

Location

Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona, Spain.

Type of Program

Semester Exchange

Level of Study

Undergraduate

Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

First Semester: September - January or February
Second Semester: February - July

Language of Instruction

Spanish, English

Travel Grant

$1000

GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)

2.0

Course Information

Lectures at the UAB are mainly taught either in Catalan or in Spanish. The usage of either language
depends only on the lecturer who gives the course.

There are some lessons offered in English as well. Courses delivered in English can be found here.

All course information can be found here.

Accommodation

UAB will guide exchange students in finding accommodation on campus or off campus. Students must
contact directly the different services for reservation.

Students wishing to book a room on campus should contact Vila Universitària (UAB Residence Hall).

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Housing

Exchange Student Website

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Exchange Website

Exchange factsheet

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Have a nomination from Macquarie University,
  • Meet English or Spanish language requirement for non-native speakers,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their journey beyond their overseas program. Students will be covered throughout the duration of their exchange program dates. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.


*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Summary
It is a public university mostly located in Cerdanyola del Vallès, near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. As of 2012, it consists of 57 departments in the experimental, life, social and human sciences, spread among 13 faculties/schools.

Area of study
Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Full offers only

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Life sciences, Biomedicine, Art, Humanities, Exchange, Barcelona, Spain

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$1000

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

Closing dates URL
http://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/muis/vcis-closing-dates

Level of study
Undergraduate

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