Universitat de Barcelona is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Barcelona, Spain.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately September – January
Semester II: approximately February – June

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Language requirement: a B1 language level (CEFR) in Spanish is required.
The International Office (HUM) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Information about Spanish and Catalan courses

Course requirement: Exchange students must take at least 51% of their credits in the Faculty of Geography and History

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students have to take at least 51 percent of their courses at the 'Faculty of Geography and History'. The other 49 percent of the courses can be taken in other faculties within the university. 


Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Spanish, some courses in English

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

No information available.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information

More information

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)