Universitat Pompeu Fabra is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University, School of Economics.
Semester I: September - December
Semester II: January - March
Semester III: April - June
Academic calendar 2018-2019
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
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).
English, Spanish and Catalan
The UPF can help you find accommodation. For more information on available locations check the site: https://www.upf.edu/web/barcelona/allotjament
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.
ECTS. Usually, courses have 5 ECTS.
Usual working load: 20ECTS per term, 60ETCS per year.
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%)
Usually 3 hours of lectures plus 1,5 hours of seminar in small groups per week.
2 places per year
Not for EU citizens
Welcome weeks in the beginning of each term