Beginner’s Catalan (A1) with (Online)

85 study hours


Online Course with face-to-face tutorials

+34 93 254 18 00

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An online course with the platform (4 ECTS) that will help provide you the basic communication tools necessary to express yourself simply in everyday life. This course includes a final A1-level (CEFR) CLUC exam, which could earn you a certificate recognised by the Government of Catalonia.


All members of the university community (students, PAS and PDI)


An online course consisting of 75 hours of autonomous study on the platform and 10 on-site tutorials.

Where and when?

Half of the on-site tutorials will take place on the Barcelona Campus and the other half on the Sant Cugat Campus, unless all the students enrolled are from the same campus.

The dates and times for the on-site tutorials are as follows: 

  • Tutorials for the course in Semester 1 on Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m.; 18 and 25 October; 8, 15, 22 and 29 November; 13 December; 17, 24 and 31 January.
  • Tutorials for the course in Semester 2 on Tuesdays from 1 to 2 p.m.; 13 and 27 February; 7, 19 March; 9, 16 and 23 April; 7, 14 and 21 May.

If the times scheduled for the on-site tutorials don’t work for you, please let us know by sending an email to


  • UIC Barcelona PDI and PAS: €100
  • UIC Barcelona students: €100


A basic A1-level Catalan certificate recognised by the Government of Catalonia. To earn a certificate, you must successfully complete at least 80% of the activities on the platform and pass the CLUC exam.

Credit recognition

This course has a workload of 4 ECTS credits. If you are a UIC Barcelona undergraduate student, you can request recognition of 2 ECTS credits for taking the course. If you are an Erasmus student, you can include this course in your learning agreement. For mobility students, the number of credits recognised for this course will depend on your home university. For more information about the credit recognition process at UIC Barcelona, click here

Application for admissions

No prior knowledge of Catalan is required.

To register, all you need to do is fill out the following form:

Semester 1

Semester 2

After submitting the form, you will receive an e-mail with the necessary information to pay the enrolment fee.

If you are unable to take this course due to a timetable problem, please contact us:

Contact details

Department of Applied Linguistics
Gamma and Delta buildings 
Terré, 11-19
08017 Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 932 541 800