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Experience Campus

Academic accreditation
Holder of a Diploma from the UIC Barcelona Senior University Graduate Programme in Culture, Science and Society
Duration
Introductory module: 3 months
Senior Program: 3 academic years
Credits
Introductory module: 4 credits
3 academic years: 16 credits per year
Workshops: 6 credits
Final degree project: 6 credits
Timetable
Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Workshops: dates and times vary
Price
Introductory module: € 200
Academic year: € 600 (€ 350 in September and € 250 in January)
Places
60 per academic year
Location
Campus Barcelona.
Carrer Terré, 11-19. Barcelona
Discover the campus
enrique bruxeres
Enrique Buxeres
Experience Campus student

The Experience Campus has allowed me to relive my time at university, as it’s been 55 years since I graduated. I’ve also been very impressed at the level of teaching I received and the way the classes are taught.

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Edurne Pérez Yarza
Experience Campus student

The Experience Campus has opened up some amazing opportunities to meet new people, new teachers and embark upon a new project, one that would have otherwise been unattainable. It also gives you the chance to create a network of friends that grows into strong friendships that you come to really appreciate, with people you probably would never have met.

Methodology

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  • Dynamic, participatory, with group work undertaken beyond face-to-face sessions.
  • Each subject will include in-person lessons and individual or group work.
  • Following the health crisis caused by COVID-19, UIC Barcelona has incorporated the UIC Barcelona Blended Learning System into the Experience Campus, which allows face-to-face classes to be alternated with online classes depending on the general or individual circumstances of the students.
  • Assessment: Pass or fail. 80% of attendance and delivering projects will be mandatory. There are no exams.
  • Students who have successfully completed all three years will receive the certificate of Holder of a Diploma from the UIC Barcelona Senior University Graduate Programme in Culture, Science and Society. It is an unofficial title.

Introductory module

This Introductory Module is aimed at people taking part in the Experience Campus. Classes will be taught in our Gamma building (carrer Terré 11-19, Barcelona) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4- 6 p.m.

STAGE 1 – VIRTUAL:

  • May and June (2021)
  • Days of the week: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Time: from 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

STAGE 2 – ON-SITE:

  • September 2021
  • Days of the week: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Time: from 4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. 
  • Location: • UIC Barcelona Campus - Gamma Building (c / Terré 11-19, Barcelona).

1- History and Heritage

Dr Judith Urbano and Dr Xavier Baró

Basic issues in the past that have had an impact on the present, from a historical and heritage-based point of view, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. This subject is an introduction to what will be taught over the course of the following academic years.    

Block I

  • Catalan expansion during the Byzantine Empire
  • Iconography in the Catalan Romanesque Period
  • Skanderbeg, the last Christian at the head of the Ottoman Empire
  • Similarities and differences between the Catalan and French Gothic
  • Visit to the Catalan National Art Museum, Gothic and Romanesque section 

Block II

  • Pedro Fernández de Quirós, the “Quixote of the Pacific”
  • Casa Gralla
  • The Barroque as a vision of the world
  • The Golden Age in Spanish painting 

Block III

  • The Spanish War of Independence or Peninsular War (1808-1814)
  • Goya’s vision of war 

Block IV

  • The restoration and the crisis of 1898
  • The Quatre Gats, an intellectual hub and instigator of the Catalan Modernist movement
  • Visit to the Catalan Modernist Museum 

2- Learning to learn: tools for a new stage in life

 

Dr Salvador Vidal and Dr Jaume Camps.

The purpose of this subject is to learn about and work on two fundamental aspects of any type of learning: affectivity and productivity. The five first sessions will be dedicated to affectivity using various types of group dynamics, and the seven remaining sessions to productivity through teamwork in different contexts and subjects.

3- Workshops

Students enrolled in the module may also take the following workshops

  • Catalan and English courses
  • Taller TIC  

Subjects

1r curs (Curs 2020-2021)

  • First semester
  • Second semester

Tuesday

 

1. The birthplace of art: antique art

Dr. Judith Urbano 

This subject looks at the Mediterranean's most ancient civilisations: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome. We analyse the art and architecture of these cultures and complement our coursework with excursions, including to the Egyptian Museum and the Roman Barcino. We study the main periods and their masterpieces in depth. The Pyramids of Giza, the Temples of Abu Simbel, the Statues of Gudea, the Code of Hammurabi, the City of Mesopotamia, the Acropolis of Athens, classical sculpture, the Pantheon of Rome, the Ara Pacis and the Colosseum are just some of the works covered.

 

2. Psychology and healthy lifestyles

Dr. Paloma Alonso and Dr. María Gámiz 

Make the most of the present as a result of responding to the following questions: Who am I? What are my relationships like? To achieve this, we may have to deconstruct, that is, debunk myths regarding the maturity of life and analyse the personal paradigm, the ideas about our own identity. With this positive attitude, every day is an unexpected adventure: learning new things through your senses, experiences and our personal way of interpreting them... Intensely appreciating life in all its dimensions from a healthy personality: thoughts, affection and will. Also, personal relationships. 

3. Microorganisms: friends or foes?

Dra. Marisol Marqués 

Microorganisms are a large, diverse group of microscopic organisms that are the basis of life on Earth. Some of the most significant diseases in humans, other animals and plants are caused by microorganisms. Nevertheless, they play an important role in the fertility of soil, human nutrition and your health. Large scale industrial processes like the production of antibiotics, hormones or enzymes of industrial interest are based on microbiology and are currently possible thanks to biotechnology. 

4. Philosophy: the enigma of human beings 

Dr. Xavier Escribano 

As humans, we long for self-awareness. We need to have an image or formula of interpretation to understand and orient ourselves when faced with the complexity and challenges of existence. This subject provides an overview of concepts that become primordial when seeking self-awareness, including knowledge, nature, the body, freedom and dignity. It requires engaging in an anthropological and philosophical reflection to rediscover the enigmatic, paradoxical and passionate aspects of this adventure that we share as humans.


Thursday

 

5. The art of cinema

Mr. Carlos Giménez Soria 

This subject aims to study the different versions of cinematographic art, from aesthetic to narrative, through the most fundamental technical aspects (montage, types of plans, use of colour) and mythical archetypes, both male and female, that have dominated the history of cinema. Throughout the course we will analyse all these artistic themes, identified in the selection of films that are watched in the practical part of the subject. 

6. Our origins: antique history

Dr. Alexandra Guzmán 

To understand the present, it is essential to take an interest in the past. This subject will bring us into the ancient world, particularly our classical Greek and Roman legacy.  It is easy to think that these realities are far removed from our own. And chronologically speaking, this is true. However, the foundations of today’s Western society were built in Greece and Rome, and the Jewish-Christian culture element is added to this. This subject will involve studying Greece and Rome, not simply in order to accumulate data and facts, but in order to understand the key elements (culture, law, thought, art) of civilisations which, in one way or another, have made a contribution to our present.  

7. Medieval and modern history

Dr.  Xavier Baró

This subject provides a basic but complete view of the periods following the fall of the Roman Empire (476). These eras have traditionally been labelled the medieval and modern periods. Following this terminology, in just one subject we examine the most significant events between the 5th and the 18th centuries, a period which bore witness to many events demonstrating the continuance of an agrarian and deeply religious society. 

8. Communication today, new media and new influences

Dr. Alfonso Méndiz

Over the last ten years there have been huge changes to the media. Information today comes through social networks before the press. Films are no longer watched in cinemas or rented from videoclubs, but instead we watch them using digital platforms (Netflix, Movistar, etc.). These changes are hugely significant: information comes to us without being contrasted, it can be manipulated or be a form of fake news, and audiovisual leisure time is becoming more individual and less family-oriented. Despite this, the influence of the media is increasing: what young people today think of as a family model is what they see in a TV series, not what they see at home, and this is how they form their main values at an individual level. Should we not find out about this type of media in greater depth?  

Tuesday

 

9. Music I

Dr. Isabel Villanueva

Music, listening, emotion. What is classical music? Essential notes (three hours) and two pieces of music covered. 

10. Medieval artistic heritage

Dr. Judith Urbano

This subject analyses the art and architecture of the Middle Ages from the fall of the Roman Empire. We start with Byzantine art and its influences in the Romanesque art of the West. We also study the art and architecture of this period and finish by looking at the different manifestations of Gothic art, in Europe, Spain and Catalonia. Museum visits and city walks complement the lectures and coursework. 

11. Keys to current economic policies

Dr. Pedro García del Barrio 

Issues that cause current economic policy leaders concern such as the recession, unemployment, demography, budget deficit, inflation, public debt, distribution of income, monetary policy and others. 

12. Must-reads of Spanish literature

Dr. Gaston Gilabert

This subject looks at the major works of Spanish literature in the three great genres (poetry, theatre and the novel). Thanks to the experimentation of the authors of the Middle Ages and the Spanish Golden Age, we can today explain certain formulas of success in contemporary world literature.

Thursday

 

13. Themes of present-day philosophy

Dr. Albert Moya

This subject offers an introduction to a series of general questions that occupy contemporary philosophical thought. We examine key concepts that have focused the reflection of current philosophers and shed light on and provide a framework for interpreting the contemporary world. Students will discover the thought and ideas of some of these authors and learn how to make their own focused and coherent diagnosis of aspects that manifestly affect the cultural, social and political climate of our time. 

14. World geography, today

Dr. Sergi Massana

An approach to specific places in the world, focussing on the most relevant and distinctive elements to better understand them: physical or natural (climatic, orographic), historic, cultural, political or social and economic. During this course we will hold monographic sessions (analyses) regarding different countries and regions of the planet: China, Mexico, the Arab world, Russia, India, Canada, Turkey and Sub-Saharan Africa. 

15. Science, technology and society: keys to understanding the 21st century

Dr. Gabriel Fernández

The strong social impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, Big Data and biotechnology, require deep reflection. This course provides the keys to develop critical but balanced thinking, to understand which are the root problems and know where to search for solutions. 

16. Our time: Contemporary history

Dr. Xavier Baró

Starting with the French Revolution (1789), this subject covers key events that enable understanding the world today. Although we look at events of the 19th century, the main aim is to understand the 20th century, full of wars but also events that give hope, and to address current issues such as climate change and the phenomenon of Islamic terrorism.

17. Música II
Dra. Isabel Villanueva (coord.)
Vocal and instrumental music. How do you train your senses and develop good taste? From a passive interest to experiencing music (3 hours). Two pieces of music covered.

2n curs (Curs 2020-2021)

  • First semester
  • Second semester

Tuesday

 

1. The birthplace of art: antique art

Dr. Judith Urbano 

This subject looks at the Mediterranean's most ancient civilisations: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome. We analyse the art and architecture of these cultures and complement our coursework with excursions, including to the Egyptian Museum and the Roman Barcino. We study the main periods and their masterpieces in depth. The Pyramids of Giza, the Temples of Abu Simbel, the Statues of Gudea, the Code of Hammurabi, the City of Mesopotamia, the Acropolis of Athens, classical sculpture, the Pantheon of Rome, the Ara Pacis and the Colosseum are just some of the works covered.

 

2. Psychology and healthy lifestyles

Dr. Paloma Alonso and Dr. María Gámiz 

Make the most of the present as a result of responding to the following questions: Who am I? What are my relationships like? To achieve this, we may have to deconstruct, that is, debunk myths regarding the maturity of life and analyse the personal paradigm, the ideas about our own identity. With this positive attitude, every day is an unexpected adventure: learning new things through your senses, experiences and our personal way of interpreting them... Intensely appreciating life in all its dimensions from a healthy personality: thoughts, affection and will. Also, personal relationships. 

3. Microorganisms: friends or foes?

Dra. Marisol Marqués 

Microorganisms are a large, diverse group of microscopic organisms that are the basis of life on Earth. Some of the most significant diseases in humans, other animals and plants are caused by microorganisms. Nevertheless, they play an important role in the fertility of soil, human nutrition and your health. Large scale industrial processes like the production of antibiotics, hormones or enzymes of industrial interest are based on microbiology and are currently possible thanks to biotechnology. 

4. Philosophy: the enigma of human beings 

Dr. Xavier Escribano 

As humans, we long for self-awareness. We need to have an image or formula of interpretation to understand and orient ourselves when faced with the complexity and challenges of existence. This subject provides an overview of concepts that become primordial when seeking self-awareness, including knowledge, nature, the body, freedom and dignity. It requires engaging in an anthropological and philosophical reflection to rediscover the enigmatic, paradoxical and passionate aspects of this adventure that we share as humans.


Thursday

 

5. The art of cinema

Mr. Carlos Giménez Soria 

This subject aims to study the different versions of cinematographic art, from aesthetic to narrative, through the most fundamental technical aspects (montage, types of plans, use of colour) and mythical archetypes, both male and female, that have dominated the history of cinema. Throughout the course we will analyse all these artistic themes, identified in the selection of films that are watched in the practical part of the subject. 

6. Our origins: antique history

Dr. Alexandra Guzmán 

To understand the present, it is essential to take an interest in the past. This subject will bring us into the ancient world, particularly our classical Greek and Roman legacy.  It is easy to think that these realities are far removed from our own. And chronologically speaking, this is true. However, the foundations of today’s Western society were built in Greece and Rome, and the Jewish-Christian culture element is added to this. This subject will involve studying Greece and Rome, not simply in order to accumulate data and facts, but in order to understand the key elements (culture, law, thought, art) of civilisations which, in one way or another, have made a contribution to our present.  

7. Medieval and modern history

Dr.  Xavier Baró

This subject provides a basic but complete view of the periods following the fall of the Roman Empire (476). These eras have traditionally been labelled the medieval and modern periods. Following this terminology, in just one subject we examine the most significant events between the 5th and the 18th centuries, a period which bore witness to many events demonstrating the continuance of an agrarian and deeply religious society. 

8. Communication today, new media and new influences

Dr. Alfonso Méndiz

Over the last ten years there have been huge changes to the media. Information today comes through social networks before the press. Films are no longer watched in cinemas or rented from videoclubs, but instead we watch them using digital platforms (Netflix, Movistar, etc.). These changes are hugely significant: information comes to us without being contrasted, it can be manipulated or be a form of fake news, and audiovisual leisure time is becoming more individual and less family-oriented. Despite this, the influence of the media is increasing: what young people today think of as a family model is what they see in a TV series, not what they see at home, and this is how they form their main values at an individual level. Should we not find out about this type of media in greater depth?  

Tuesday

 

9. Music I

Dr. Isabel Villanueva

Music, listening, emotion. What is classical music? Essential notes (three hours) and two pieces of music covered. 

10. Medieval artistic heritage

Dr. Judith Urbano

This subject analyses the art and architecture of the Middle Ages from the fall of the Roman Empire. We start with Byzantine art and its influences in the Romanesque art of the West. We also study the art and architecture of this period and finish by looking at the different manifestations of Gothic art, in Europe, Spain and Catalonia. Museum visits and city walks complement the lectures and coursework. 

11. Keys to current economic policies

Dr. Pedro García del Barrio 

Issues that cause current economic policy leaders concern such as the recession, unemployment, demography, budget deficit, inflation, public debt, distribution of income, monetary policy and others. 

12. Must-reads of Spanish literature

Dr. Gaston Gilabert

This subject looks at the major works of Spanish literature in the three great genres (poetry, theatre and the novel). Thanks to the experimentation of the authors of the Middle Ages and the Spanish Golden Age, we can today explain certain formulas of success in contemporary world literature.

Thursday

 

13. Themes of present-day philosophy

Dr. Albert Moya

This subject offers an introduction to a series of general questions that occupy contemporary philosophical thought. We examine key concepts that have focused the reflection of current philosophers and shed light on and provide a framework for interpreting the contemporary world. Students will discover the thought and ideas of some of these authors and learn how to make their own focused and coherent diagnosis of aspects that manifestly affect the cultural, social and political climate of our time. 

14. World geography, today

Dr. Sergi Massana

An approach to specific places in the world, focussing on the most relevant and distinctive elements to better understand them: physical or natural (climatic, orographic), historic, cultural, political or social and economic. During this course we will hold monographic sessions (analyses) regarding different countries and regions of the planet: China, Mexico, the Arab world, Russia, India, Canada, Turkey and Sub-Saharan Africa. 

15. Science, technology and society: keys to understanding the 21st century

Dr. Gabriel Fernández

The strong social impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, Big Data and biotechnology, require deep reflection. This course provides the keys to develop critical but balanced thinking, to understand which are the root problems and know where to search for solutions. 

16. Our time: Contemporary history

Dr. Xavier Baró

Starting with the French Revolution (1789), this subject covers key events that enable understanding the world today. Although we look at events of the 19th century, the main aim is to understand the 20th century, full of wars but also events that give hope, and to address current issues such as climate change and the phenomenon of Islamic terrorism.

17. Música II
Dra. Isabel Villanueva (coord.)
Vocal and instrumental music. How do you train your senses and develop good taste? From a passive interest to experiencing music (3 hours). Two pieces of music covered.

3r Curs

  • 1r semestre
  • 2n semestre
  1. Els Grans Moments de la Història de Roma. Dra. Alexandra Guzmán
    Ens aproparem a alguns moments clau de la història de Roma des de la seva fundació fins a la caiguda de l’Imperi. A través dels principals textos i altres fonts de l’època, descobrirem els protagonistes de Roma i els aspectes més rellevants de la cultura romana, alguns dels quals han perdurat fins als nostres dies.
     
  2. Història de l’Òpera. Prof. Josep Miquel Mindán
    L’òpera és un gènere multidisciplinari que implica el treball conjunt d’artistes molt diferents: cantants, músics d’orquestra, directors escènics, constructors de decorats, il·luminadors, dissenyadors de vestuari, etc. Per aquest motiu, resulta imprescindible comprendre el funcionament intern d’aquest engranatge tan gran. Tot gaudint d’alguns dels títols més representatius ens proposem d’aportar les eines necessàries per tal de comprendre i gaudir amb tota la profunditat i complexitat del món de l’òpera. Intentarem treure aquesta pàtina d’elitisme que tantes vegades se li dona comparant-la amb altres gèneres molt similars com el teatre musical, la sarsuela o l’opereta.
     
  3. L’Art a partir de la Revolució Francesa (S. XVIII-XIX). Dra. Judith Urbano
    Començarem pel Neoclassicisme, veient les seves influències i màxims exponents en arquitectura, per passar després al pintor francès David i als escultors Canova i Thorvaldsen. Seguirem amb la gran figura de Goya i ens endinsarem en els moviments pictòrics de la segona meitat del segle XIX: romanticisme (Delacroix, Turner), realisme (Courbet, Millet), impressionisme (Monet, Degas, Morisot) i postimpressionisme (Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat) tot i preparant el camí cap a la modernitat.
     
  4. Matemàtiques Divertides. Dr. Salvador Vidal
    A partir del llibre, Estrategias para la enseñanza de las matemáticas, Ed. Laertes, exposarem diferents formes atractives de presentar les matemàtiques. Estratègies de motivació i de com conquistar l’atenció i la participació dels alumnes. Millorar l’autoestima és un recurs efectiu per millorar la comprensió matemàtica. Una actitud positiva cap aquesta matèria millora l’aprenentatge. Amb la matemàtica recreativa, millorem l’actitud.
     
  5. Geografia del Món, Avui, III. Dr. Sergi Massana
    L’anàlisi geogràfica consisteix a fer una aproximació a un lloc concret del món destacant-ne els elements més rellevants i distintius per poder entendre’l més bé, siguin aquests elements de caire físic o natural (climàtic, orogràfic), històric, cultural, polític o social i econòmic. En aquesta assignatura farem sessions monogràfiques sobre diferents països i/o regions del planeta, ens aproximarem a la seva realitat actual i donarem elements per poder entendre-la: el Canadà, els Estats Units, l’Amèrica central i el Carib, Panamà i Costa Rica, el Brasil, la Mediterrània sud, el Magrib, la Unió Europea.
     
  6. Estètica i Teoria de les Arts. Dr. Alfons Puigarnau
    Tot i que la bellesa, com la veritat i el bé, són categories objectives permanents, el coneixement humà s’hi ha acostat al llarg de la història de maneres diverses. Al segle XVIII l’Estètica neix com a disciplina i es descriu el significat del judici i l’experiència de la bellesa. Paral·lelament a la història de la cultura, la dissolució del Ser introdueix la bellesa i la definició de l’obra d’art en l’àmbit de la subjectivitat humana. En diàleg amb el món actual aquesta assignatura estudia, amb textos i imatges, l’estatut antropològic i social de l’estètica, de manera que ajudi els estudiants a situar-se davant les manifestacions de la sensibilitat humana i la seva relació amb el coneixement racional i la tradició. 
     
  7. Filosofia Medieval. Dr. Abel Miró
    L’objectiu d’aquesta assignatura és oferir una degustació del pensament d’alguns autors fonamentals de l’Edat Mitjana; a partir de pensadors com Sant Agustí, Pere Abelard, Heloïsa, Sant Anselm de Canterbury o Sant Tomàs d’Aquino s’abordaran preguntes com: és immortal l’ànima humana?, és possible ensenyar quelcom a algú?, és possible provar racionalment l’existència de Déu?, l’amor d’amistat implica necessàriament la renúncia al propi bé, o dit més radicalment, l’ofrena en sacrifici de l’amant?, què significa ser savi?
     
  8. Història d’Europa als Segles XIX i XX. Dr. Xavier Baró
    Partint del concepte d’època contemporània, l’assignatura pretén mostrar els principals esdeveniments que ens permetran entendre el món d’avui. Revisarem els principals esdeveniments europeus dels segles XIX i XX, des d’una perspectiva política i també cultural.

 

  1. Els Grans Museus del Món. Prof. Anna Pou
    Repassarem la història de cada museu, com es va formar la seva col·lecció, quins mecenes, col·leccionistes, reis i ducs protagonitzaren la seva història, etc. També n’estudiarem l’arquitectura i comentarem les obres que li donen personalitat, tot apropant-nos a tots els períodes de la història i tots els estils. Així coneixerem les col·leccions dels millors museus del món per poder viatjar preparats i tenir un coneixement més ampli de l’art i de la història.
     
  2. Clima i Canvi Climàtic. Dra. Maria Rosa Soler
    L’objectiu fonamental d’aquesta assignatura és donar a l’alumne un coneixement bàsic del sistema climàtic que li permeti entendre i analitzar les causes del canvi climàtic i els aspectes relacionats amb la seva evolució.
     
  3. La Visió Actual de l’Univers. Dra. Carme Jordi
    La concepció de l’univers ha canviat al llarg dels segles. Avui l’entenem com una entitat en expansió accelerada per l’energia fosca, formada per grans cúmuls de galàxies, alhora formades per estrelles amb els seus corresponents sistemes planetaris, tot amb la presència ubiqua de matèria fosca. Un univers que va començar en l’instant anomenat Big Bang i que, com tots els seus components, evoluciona amb el temps.
     
  4. Filosofia Moderna. Descartes, Hume, Kant i Rousseau. Dr. Àlex Mumbrú
    L’objectiu del curs és presentar les línies generals del pensament modern. Els problemes que es tractaran són els següents: què s’entén per “modernitat”?, des d’on podem justificar la validesa dels nostres judicis sobre el món?, com sabem que la ciència funciona? i, té sentit parlar de progrés? Ho farem en diàleg amb Descartes, Hume, Kant i Rousseau.
     
  5. Guerra i Pau al Segle XX. Dr. Xavier Garí
    Sovint el segle XX és conegut com el més violent i sanguinari de la història i, en canvi, és el que més ha fet avançar els valors de la pau, la diplomàtica internacional, la justícia global, els processos de pau i els lideratges pacifistes i no-violents en societats de tots els continents. De fet, és l’únic segle que ha sortit enfortit de totes les seves guerres, les quals han estat oportunitats de progrés de la humanitat.
     
  6. Art i Arquitectura en el Tombant de Segle (S. XIX i XX). Dr. Judith Urbano
    En la primera part del curs veurem el Modernisme català i europeu amb els artistes i les obres més importants (Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner, Puig i Cadafalch, Víctor Horta, Mackintosh, Ramon Casas, Santiago Rusiñol, etc.). La segona part, la dedicarem als diferents moviments pictòrics d’avantguarda: fauvisme, cubisme, expressionisme, surrealisme, neoplasticisme, constructivisme i suprematisme.
     
  7. Debats d’Actualitat i Opinió Pública. Dr. Felipe Alonso
    L’assignatura és una introducció al complex fenomen de l’opinió pública, amb les seves dinàmiques, els principals agents, i els processos de formació i consolidació. Es treballaran (1) les principals perspectives de l’opinió pública mitjançant autors com Hannah Arendt o Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann; (2) la teoria dels efectes per tal de conèixer l’impacte dels mitjans de comunicació en l’opinió pública, des de la propaganda fins a la construcció social de la realitat passant per les estratègies persuasives; i (3) la lògica discursiva del llenguatge i la praxis periodística amb la voluntat de reconèixer la seva influència sobre la societat. L’assignatura s’organitza en dos blocs docents. El primer bloc correspon als continguts teòrics, i el segon inclou una sèrie de debats organitzats sobre temes d’actualitat que impliquen una preparació prèvia per part de l’estudiant en què es poden posar en pràctica els coneixements assimilats a la part teòrica.
     
  8. Història de les Idees Polítiques. Dr. Albert Moya
    Situada en l’últim curs de la titulació, aquesta assignatura es planteja com un exercici reflexiu de clares implicacions pràctiques, que permeti pensar i repensar algunes de les idees que han fonamentat la construcció moderna de les societats polítiques tal com les coneixem avui. L’assignatura es presenta així, com un curs sobre qüestions polítiques i socials que marquen el món contemporani a partir de la seva fonamentació històrica i el seu desenvolupament pràctic en les societats occidentals. Totes aquestes reflexions s’abordaran a partir d’autors i textos que constitueixen referents ineludibles de cadascuna de les qüestions plantejades.
     
  9. Literatura Espanyola del Segle d’Or. Dr. Guillermo Serés
    L’objectiu és analitzar, descriure i il·lustrar el desenvolupament dels tres principals gèneres literaris del Segle d’Or espanyol fins a arribar al seu màxim esplendor al segle XVII. Per entendre el primer gran gènere, la novel·la, assenyalarem en primer lloc els principals gèneres de novel·la idealista, el contrast amb el realisme picaresc i la culminació en el Quijote. Dues sessions les dedicarem al teatre culte i comercial del corral de comèdies i el coliseu, amb Lope de Vega i Calderón de la Barca com a màxims representants, a la vista de l’Art nou de fer comèdies de Lope. A la poesia de Góngora i Quevedo, culta i tradicional, li dedicarem una sessió.
     
  10. Història de la Catalunya Medieval i Moderna. Dr. Xavier Baró.
    L’assignatura pretén oferir una visió bàsica però completa d’una part de la història de Catalunya, des de l’Edat Mitjana fins al segle XVIII, un període capital per entendre la Catalunya d’avui. Ens centrarem sobretot en aspectes polítics i culturals.

Penedès

  • 1r semestre
  • 2n semestre
  1. Aprendre a Aprendre. Dr. Salvador Vidal
    L’objectiu de l’assignatura és conèixer i treballar dos aspectes fonamentals en tot aprenentatge: l’afectivitat i la productivitat. Les cinc primeres sessions es dedicaran a l’afectivitat mitjançant diferents dinàmiques de grup, i les set restants a la productivitat mitjançant treballs en equip en diferents contextos i matèries.
     
  2. El Bressol de l’Art: l’Art Antic. Prof. Anna Pou
    En aquest curs farem un repàs per les civilitzacions mediterrànies més antigues: Egipte, Mesopotàmia, Grècia i Roma. Analitzarem les arts i l’arquitectura d’aquestes cultures i completarem el curs amb algunes sortides, com la del Museu Egipci o la Barcino romana. Els períodes cabdals i les seves obres mestres s’estudiaran amb deteniment: les Piràmides de Gizeh, els temples d’Abu Simbel, les estàtues de Gudea, el Codi d’Hammurabi, la ciutat de Mesopotàmia, l’Acròpolis d’Atenes, l’escultura clàssica, el Panteó de Roma, l’Ara Pacis, el Colosseu… són alguns exemples del contingut del curs.
     
  3. El Fet Musical: Coneixement. Comprensió i Vivència. Prof. Josep Miquel Mindán
    En aquesta assignatura es tractaran conceptes bàsics per entendre la música, com ara: elements sonors com el so i el silenci, la melodia, el ritme, l’harmonia i la forma musical (la forma sonata i les seves variants, el cànon, la fuga, etc.).
  1. La Comunicació Avui: Nous Mitjans i Noves Influències. Dra. Carolina Serra
    Des dels seus inicis, a les acaballes del segle XIX, la publicitat ha patit canvis constants quant a la manera en què les marques parlen amb els seus públics, però, i de manera molt especial, en la seva fisonomia. Més enllà dels canvis d’hàbits i de consum dels consumidors —propis de l’evolució natural de la societat—, les noves tecnologies, Internet i les xarxes socials són tres elements clau que permeten entendre com i per què hem arribat a aquests nous models comunicatius. Per poder entendre la situació actual, aquesta assignatura pretén fer un recorregut de l’evolució de la publicitat, des de les primeres manifestacions publicitàries professionals, fins a les tendències actuals per tal de reflexionar sobre el desenvolupament d’aquest fenomen i conèixer-ne els principis bàsics. A més a més, per poder entendre i saber discernir les diferents qüestions pròpies del món de la publicitat, es farà una breu aproximació conceptual als principals termes de la indústria, als nous mitjans publicitaris i als nous models de representació simbòlica. Finalment, per tal d’entendre qui és qui, es treballarà el procés de creació d’una campanya publicitària, des de la confecció d’un brífing, fins a la difusió del missatge.  
     
  2. Matemàtiques Divertides. Dr. Salvador Vidal
    A partir del llibre, Estrategias para la enseñanza de las matemáticas, Ed. Laertes, exposarem diferents formes atractives de presentar les matemàtiques. Estratègies de motivació i de com conquistar l’atenció i la participació dels alumnes. Millorar l’autoestima és un recurs efectiu per millorar la comprensió matemàtica. Una actitud positiva cap aquesta matèria millora l’aprenentatge. Amb la matemàtica recreativa, millorem l’actitud.
     
  3. Psicologia Positiva. Dra. María Gámiz
    Exprimir el present com a resultat de respondre a les qüestions: Qui soc jo? Com són les meves relacions? Potser per aconseguir-ho s’haurà de fer una deconstrucció, és a dir, desmuntar mites sobre la maduresa de la vida i analitzar el paradigma personal, les idees sobre la pròpia identitat. Amb aquesta actitud positiva cada dia es presenta com una aventura impredictible: nous aprenentatges a través dels sentits, les experiències i la manera personal d’interpretar-les. Apreciar intensament la vida des de totes les dimensions de la personalitat saludable: pensaments, afectes i voluntat. També la dimensió de les relacions personals.
     
  4. Història del Penedès i el Seu Entorn. Prof. Rafael Moreno
    Aquesta assignatura es proposa oferir una visió històrica de Tarragona que permeti comprendre’n l’originalitat i els trets distintius; respondre a les preguntes més freqüents sobre la seva cultura, costums, tradicions, folklore, etc., incloent-hi de manera específica el Penedès, i donar a conèixer les principals anècdotes i curiositats històriques.
     
  5. Artistes Catalans, Avui. Prof. Anna Pou van den Bossche
    Catalunya és una terra d’artistes. De Plensa a Barceló, de Bohigas als guardonats RCR, coneixerem a fons l’obra dels pintors, escultors i arquitectes contemporanis. Això ens farà redescobrir la nostra pròpia ciutat, el nostre urbanisme i l’art públic que ens acompanya cada dia.

Workshops

Workshops 

 

Students enrolled in the Module can also access optional workshops.

Workshops will be held according to the number of people interested.

You can register for the one you are most interested in and, once the minimum number of participants has been reached, you will be duly notified.

  • ICTs
  • English
  • Catalan
  • Classical music
  • Choir
  • Creative expression
  • Theatre
  • Hiking
  • Voluntary work
  • Book club
  • Current debates

Prerequisites & admissions

Prerequisites

The Experience Campus is aimed at the over-50s.

No prior certificate is necessary.

Pre-registration

You can pre-enrol for the first year of the Experience Campus between 10 July and 30 September 2020, by filling in and submitting the enrolment form.

Students who have completed 1st or 2nd year do not need to pre-register and can enrol directly for the following academic year.

Enrolment

1 to 30 September

University life

Calendar

Schedule

Introductory Module:

  • Phase 1 virtual: May and June, 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
  • Phase 2 classroom-based: September, Tuesdays and Thursdays,  4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

1st and 2nd years of the course:

  • Starting September. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

Workshops: separate schedule. 

Outings

An outing or extraordinary activity is planned for each month.

Trip to be confirmed.

Credits

  • Introductory module: 4 ECTS
  • 1st semester: 16 ECTS
  • 2nd semester: 16 ECTS
  • Workshops: 6 credits

Prices

Introductory Module: € 200

Full course: € 600 (€ 350 of which is payable in September and € 250 in January)

The price of an individual workshop is € 100 per person and per workshop.

The cost of the outings and trip is not included in the enrolment fee.

Enrolment

1 to 30 September

(Once students have completed the preliminary registration, the university will contact each of them to finalise the enrolment.)

Location

Barcelona Campus. Gamma and Delta Buildings
C/ Terré, 11-19
08017 Barcelona

Access

By bus: lines V9H2 and V7

Free parking in the building for enrolled students

Management

Dr Jordi Miralbell

Academic management

Dr Salvador Vidal

Technical management

Javier Mustienes

Coordination

María José Díez

Contact

campusexperiencia@uic.es
(+34) 93 254 18 00

Secondary site in the Penedès region

In September 2021, the UIC Barcelona Experience Campus will open a new secondary site in the Penedès area.

The Camp Joliu School  is making university classes available to the population of the Penedès region for people over 50 on the UIC Barcelona Experience Campus. Core classes, workshops, etc. will be held in the Camp Joliu School facilities, and university lecturers will travel to teach there. (More information)

Dates and times 

Classes taught for core subjects are three quarters of an hour long and are taught on Tuesdays from 4.30 to 5.15 p.m. and 5.45 to 6.30 p.m.

The optional workshops are taught at the time chosen together by the students and the respective lecturer. In any case, there must be a minimum of ten students.

Consult the 2021-2022 course calendar.

University life

Mature students from the Experience Campus in the Penedès regiuon will join the UIC Barcelona university community, and therefore have the opportunity to participate in other events held on the University’s two campuses: Our Barcelona Campus and our Sant Cugat Campus.

UIC Barcelona-specific diploma

Students who have successfully completed the three courses will receive a certificate showing they have passed 30 ECTS credits on the Senior University Diploma Programme in Culture, Science and Society at UIC Barcelona. This is not an officially recognised programme.

Pre-registration and enrolment

Pre-registration can be undertaken on this web page, or in person by arranging an interview with the Camp Joliu secretary, or by email at campusexperiencia@uic.es

From 1 September to 19 October onwards, pre-registered individuals will be contacted by the Experience Campus.

Price

  • Enrolment for the full academic year (including transport): € 480
  • Enrolment for students with family members who attend the school (including transport): € 240

* Cultural trips and excursions are not included.