Study Abroad at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

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Since 1968, UAB has pushed forward with excellence in its academic research, sharing its learnings with talented students eager to develop and participate in creating a better world. Here, you are encouraged to step beyond the classroom and get involved in the community, sharing your skills and knowledge gained in rigorous coursework and collaborative lessons.. Just outside Barcelona, UAB creates an authentic Spanish experience alongside locals—and away from the tourists.

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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a leading university in Spain known for its innovation and excellence in research. Located in the Bellaterra quarter of Cerdanyola del Vallès, the UAB campus is 20 km from the Barcelona City Center. Students enjoy all that campus life has to offer including residence halls, a language learning center, sports facilities, and specialized libraries.

Unparalleled Access

We know your destination and host university inside and out

Total Support

We manage your housing, insurance, application - the entire adventure

24/7 Health & Safety Coverage

Our experts are available around-the-clock for support when you need it

In It For You

As a registered US not-for-profit, it's our mission that drives us

We've Seen It All

For over 70 years we have curated world-class study abroad experiences

Official Associations

Over 300 of the world's best universities trust our study abroad expertise

A vibrant modern university with a welcoming, well-stocked campus in the hills north of Barcelona, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona cares for its students, faculty, and the community around it. In everything it does, it respects the environment and encourages everyone on campus to live a healthy life as a way to transform your future.

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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