Pre-University Competition: we award excellence

Pre-University Competition 2023

Send us your research project and you will be in with a chance of winning a study grant covering 100% of the cost of your first year at UIC Barcelona. One grant will be awarded per degree programme.

Prospective students

Students in their second year of upper secondary education (arts, humanities and social sciences, sciences or technology), who submitted their upper secondary education research project during the academic year indicated in each call, are eligible to participate.

Competition guidelines

Competition stages, panels and assessment criteria

To assess the submitted projects, evaluation panels will be created based on the subject matter or topics presented in the projects. The panels will be made up of lecturers from UIC Barcelona's various faculties.

Deadline for registration

3 February 2023


10 February 2023

The list of projects chosen to be presented orally before the panels will be published on the UIC Barcelona website.

First stage

25 February 2023

Oral presentation of the selected projects on the Barcelona campus.

The shortlist of finalists will be announced within a maximum period of 10 days and the parties concerned will be informed via email.


21 April 2023

Final oral presentations. The prizes will be awarded following the panel's deliberations.

Oral presentations will be held in public and both the first-stage and final presentations are open to the general public, subject to the room's maximum seating capacity. 

The prizes consist of:

  1. A study grant covering the 100% of the cost of the first year of any degree programme at UIC Barcelona during the 2023-2024 academic year for the top ten contestants. Only one GRANT will be awarded per degree programme.


The competition prize or prizes will be those published in each call.


Carlota Fillol
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