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Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) — public non-profit university. It is located in Barcelona, Spain. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1968. UAB is working together with European University Association (EUA), European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU), OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
The university is ranked number 150 in QS World University Rankings 2024. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 183 position in the world.
UAB does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.
The academic calendar at UAB is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Spain. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. The cost of study at UAB is the same for locals and foreigners — from 571 USD per year. The university has several scholarships to help students cover part of the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.
It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.
Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of TOEFL. The TOEFL exam must be 78 and above. At UAB,you can also get a bachelor's degree remotely.
Master's degree at UAB
The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. In order to enroll at UAB for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 78. IELTS — 6 or higher. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at UAB.
The rural campus of UAB is a great opportunity to get an education in the fresh air. Thanks to this location type, students collaborate more closely with each other during their studies and outside of academic activities, creating a close-knit student community. Other advantages of the rural campus include access to various types of outdoor recreation and fewer distractions from study. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. Not only locals study at UAB, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.
After graduation, you can stay in Spain for another year. You can do this by extending your student visa or applying for a job search visa. Graduates of UAB find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.