Universitat Pompeu Fabra is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University, School of Economics.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I: September - December
Semester II: January - March
Semester III: April - June
Academic calendar 2018-2019

Areas of study open to exchange students

Economics, Business, Management, International Business Economics

UPF offers Undergraduate courses in Social Sciences and Humanities (of which Economics is part), Health and Life Sciences, Communication and Design and Architecture. Registration of courses from a different field of studies is subject to place availability.

Courses available (example):
European Integration & Economic International Law
Financial Accounting
International Trade
Marketing Management
Electronic Commerce
Pricing Policy
International Economics
Fiscal Law in the EU
Management Control Systems
Business Policy Game
Full course offering

Additionally the Language Learning Programme at UPF (PEI) offers introductory courses to the Catalan language each of the terms. These are free of charge for exchange students and are recommended (https://www.upf.edu/web/idiomesupf/catala).

Language of instruction

English, Spanish and Catalan

Housing assistance

The UPF can help you find accommodation. For more information on available locations check the site: https://www.upf.edu/web/barcelona/allotjament
Accommodation 400€

Estimated living costs per month

The costs of studying in Spain are moderately expensive in comparison to the Netherlands. Approximate total costs per month range between €740-940. Accommodation costs vary from €300 to €500. Cost of living including transport is estimated to be €240. Books, photocopying, etc: €200.

Credits

ECTS. Usually, courses have 5 ECTS.
Usual working load: 20ECTS per term, 60ETCS per year.

Grading system

Fail (Suspendido, Suspens): Less than 5.
Pass (Aprobado, Aprovat): [5,7)
Good (Notable, Notable): [7,9)
Excellent (Sobresaliente, Excelente)  [9,10)
Honours (Matricula de Honor, Matrícula d’Honor)(top 5%)

Teaching method

Usually 3 hours of lectures plus 1,5 hours of seminar in small groups per week. 

Number of places available

2 places per year

Additional information

Extra information

Visa

Not for EU citizens

Orientation/introduction

Welcome weeks in the beginning of each term

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.