Objectives and competences

This postgraduate programme is a specialized training adapted to intervention, health, social and socio-educational contexts from a new perspective: animal-assisted intervention. Animal-assisted interventions aim to accompany the improvement of people's quality of life in the cognitive, emotional, physical /or social areas. The activities are part of a comprehensive programme in a treatment process that uses the animal's intrinsic values to facilitate the work of the therapist.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Interdisciplinary
Mode of deliveryBlended
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.900,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:21/10/2024
Master's degree course homepage https://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/postgrau-intervencions-assistides-gossos
ManagmentMuner Armengol, Jordi
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- Address in a comprehensive way animal-assisted interventions, from their conception to practice, as a supporting resource in professional compliance, training professionals to design and develop projects independently in the work environment or as a business unit.
- In addition, the course addresses the research and production of scientific literature on domestic animal-assisted interventions.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Psychologists, pedagogues, social educators, social workers, physiotherapists, nurses, occupational therapists, speech therapists, early childhood and primary education teachers and veterinarians.
- Likewise, 10% of the places are reserved for professionals from other non-university backgrounds who wish to obtain university extension training.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:EDUVIC, SCCL (Escola Itinere)
C/ Castelao, 124 baixos

08902 - Hospitalet del Llobregat
Email address:escola@itinere.coop
Telephone:93 332 00 12
Observations:this is a programme in blended format, since there is the possibility that some students participate in sessions online.

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.