15 hours

1'5 ECTS

Free of charge for UIC community

+34 93 254 18 00

  • Presentation
  • Prerequisites and admissions
  • Basic information


“Welcome to Catalonia, Welcome to UIC Barcelona” is a 15-hour on-site course (1.5 ECTS) that will help you get acquainted with Catalan language and culture.


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


A 15-hour on-site course

Where and when?

  • Semester 1

Barcelona Campus

13 to 17 September

Monday to Friday, 3-6 p.m.

The registration deadline is 9 September

  • Semester 2

Sant Cugat Campus

31 January to 4 February

Monday to Friday, 3-6 p.m.


  • UIC Barcelona PDI and PAS: €20
  • UIC Barcelona students: €20
  • Non-university members: €50


Certificate of attendance and credit recognition. To earn a certificate, you must attend and successfully complete at least 80% of the sessions and pass the final exam.

Credit recognition

This course has a workload of 1.5 ECTS credits. Degree students at UIC Barcelona will NOT be able to earn ECTS credits for this 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 admission

No prior knowledge of Catalan is required.

To register, all you need to do is fill out the form corresponding to the semester in which you would like to take the course. After submitting the form, you will receive an e-mail with the necessary information to complete the enrolment process.

  • Semester  1

The registration deadline is 9 September

Barcelona Campus
Online registration

  • Semester  2

Sant Cugat Campus
Online registration

A minimum number of students is required to open this course.

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

Contact details

Institute for Multilingualism
Gamma and Delta buildings 
Terré, 11-19
08017 Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 932 541 800