Elementary (B1.1) with Parla.cat (Online)

85 study hours


Online Course with face-to-face tutorials

+34 93 254 18 00


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  • Prerequisites and admissions
  • Basic information


An online course with the Parla.cat platform (4 ECTS) that will allow you to build on your basic knowledge of Catalan and improve your speaking and writing skills in this language.


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


An online semester-long course consisting of 75 hours of autonomous study on the Parla.cat platform and 10 on-site tutorials. The course may be completed over one semester or a full academic year.

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 8 to 9 a.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 Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m.; 14 and 28 February; 6, and 20 March; 10, 17 and 24 April; 8, 15 and 22 May.

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


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


Certificate of attendance and credit recognition. To earn a certificate, you must successfully complete at least 80% of the activities on the Parla.cat.

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

Level test

To take this course, you must have knowledge equivalent to level A2 of the CEFR. To make sure you have the level required to register for the B1.1-level course, we ask that you complete the following level test:

  1. Level Test Instructions
  2. Or contact us at multiling@uic.cat.

Application for admission

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