Universitat de Barcelona

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

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Bachelor's degree courses

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

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Estimated living costs per month

No information available.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

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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 see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!