UAB Barcelona Summer School

Make the best of your summer 

The best way to enjoy the experience of an international, green and dynamic campus while having the opportunity to discover Barcelona. Our Summer School offers subjects worth transferable ECTS from all fields in two 3-weeks periods from late June to early August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language.


Most of the courses taught in English

6 ECTS credits per course

Buddy Programme: meet local students who can show you around Barcelona

Courses at the UAB Campus, a natural environment with the best services: sports, leisure, culture and accommodation

35 from Barcelona’s city centre


Two 3-week periods from late June to early August


A top university in the most influential world rankings



In each period you can enrol both a morning course.
Enrolment guidelines

FIRST PERIOD: 22 June to 10 July 2019. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (*)
Fee: € 840 Course Fee (6 ECTS)

  • Bioethics
  • Career Development for the Common Good
  • Contemporary Challenges in the International Relations NEW
  • Discovering the Fascinating World of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Diseases of Marine Mammals NEW
  • Ecological Economics and Degrowth Principles
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Industry NEW
  • Español como Lengua Extranjera (A2 MCER) / Spanish as a Second Language (A2 CEFR) 
  • Geography of Global Change
  • How Brain Works
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Leadership, Negotiation Techniques
  • Urban Performing Arts

(*) During the first two weeks of this period, classes will run from 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. as Wednesday 24 June is a regional holiday.

SECOND PERIOD: 13 July to 1 August 2019. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fee: € 840 Course Fee (6 ECTS)

  • Advanced Programming NEW
  • Critical Thinking
  • Español como Lengua Extrangera (B1 MCER) / Spanish as a Second Language (B1 CEFR)
  • Designing a Project Based on Practical Methods in Marine and Terrestrial Mediterranean Biodiversity NEW
  • European Economic Integration
  • Gastronomy and Enology NEW
  • Geography East of Asia
  • How Cities Bounce Back from a Terror Attack: Barcelona (Spain) as an Example
  • Planet Earth
  • Spanish Politics NEW
  • Theory and Technique of Journalism Genres
  • Visiones de la España Contemporánea a través del Cine / Contemporary Spain throug the Eye of the Movie Camera