All students and employees are able to apply for a UIC card which identifies them as UIC members.

What is it used for?

The UIC card has the following functions:

  1. It identifies you as a member of the University.

  2. It is wallet-sized and can be used to pay for services such as the cafeteria and the copy shop (photocopies and printing etc.)

  3. It is used for library loans.

  4. It provides access to some of the university's facilities: parking, some classrooms, laboratories and other restricted areas which require entrance to be controlled.

  5. If you want you have the option to turn the card into a 4B Maestro bank card as well. If you're interested in this service, you can come along to the Office for Private Universities in Barcelona in Banco Santander.

When and how is the UIC card applied for?

You can apply for a new card via your personal portal ( by clicking on UIC Services/Student Card7 Request.

You may need to add a new photo to your card. Remember to upload the photo according to the instructions (withe background, passport-sized, etc).

In the case of loss, card renewal, theft, a faulty card or any other problem, you can apply for a new card via. Only two student cards can be requested per year.

Processing the card may take a week and it is free of charge. Once the university recives the card, they will contact to the corresponding person via their UIC email address in order to inform them of its arrival and where they can collect it.

If you have any doubt, you can contact to Student Services (