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Spanish for international UPC students

Spanish for beginners

Start learning Spanish in an e-learning platform that gives you autonomy and flexibility. Acquire notions of grammar, vocabulary and phraseology. Interact using fluent and precise simple language. With this course you can achieve a level equivalent to the A1 and A2 levels in the Common European Framework of Reference.

Coordination Language and Terminology Service, with the support of the International Relations Service
Aimed at International and mobility students
Visiting lecturers and researchers at the UPC

3-month online course
Weekly face-to-face group tutorial (oral skills)
Placement test
Online teacher support
Includes a 1-hour local language and culture session
Platform: AVE (Aula Virtual de Español) of the Instituto Cervantes

Level Equivalent to the Common European Framework of Reference levels A1 and A2
Course programme A1.1
Certificates UPC certificate of achievement
Fee €120
Minimum no. of students required 8 students (the UPC will cancel the course if this minimum is not reached)

Course start date: 16 February 2015

Placement test

If you've studied Spanish before, please take the following test, print your result and bring it to Merit School.


If you've never studied Spanish before, there's no need to take this test as Merit School will place you directly in the beginners group (A1.1).

Registration Please contact Merit School for registration:

Merit School

Campus Nord UPC
Jordi Girona, 1 -3, Pl. Telecos
08034 Barcelona
Tel.  00 34 93 413 79 20

Campus Sud UPC - EPSEB
Av. Doctor Marañón, 44-50
08028 Barcelona
Hola! programme As an international student you are invited to participate in the UPC's Hola! programme.

It includes basic Catalan courses at special rates (€20), as well as the cultural workshop Just Arrived.

If you arrive in September or February you are also invited to participate in the UPC Orientation Week organised by the International Relations Service.