Other course offerings

As the University of Barcelona is aware of the need to complement, extend and update knowledge in a changing world, it provides a series of courses and activities for the university community and society in general.

Catalan language courses
​​​​​​The Catalan language courses organized by the UB Language Services are mainly for the university community, but are also open to the general public. Beginners to advanced courses are taught face-to-face in various UB centres throughout the academic year and in the summer.

Modern languages courses
Knowledge of foreign languages is essential in today’s society and helps students in their university studies and in their future job searches. The UB’s School of Modern Languages (EIM) provides the opportunity to study languages from beginner to advanced level and offers general, specific and international exam preparation courses. It also offers exams for the official certification of Spanish language.

Spanish as a foreign language
The UB Institute of Hispanic Studies offers courses in Spanish as a foreign language from beginner to advanced levels.

University of Experience
La oferta de la Universidad de la Experiencia, dirigida a personas de más de 55 años, a las que no se pide tener ningún requisito formativo previo, incluye una serie de programas universitarios que proporcionan una formación profundizada, innovadora y complementaria a la formación superior.

Summer courses

Wide range of summer courses in many fields to attract a new public to the university.


Short courses

Training through short courses promoted by the University of Barcelona.

Further information

Lifelong learning with IL3-UB
The Institute for Lifelong Learning Foundation (IL3-UB) delivers a range of lifelong learning courses and  offers tailormade courses for companies.