Exchange: University of Barcelona

The University of Barcelona, founded in 1450, is a comprehensive higher education institution that presents deep academic tradition coupled with frontier scientific knowledge. It is located in the city of Barcelona, one of the main cosmopolitan hubs in the Mediterranean and indeed in Europe. University of Barcelona’s commitment to research has positioned it first in Spain in International rankings and as one of the most prestigious universities in the world regarding research impact.


Credit Equivalency: 60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses

Available Courses in English

Restricted Programs: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and UB affiliated centers (ENTI, CETT, ESRP, ISPC, CEI, ESCAC, INEFC, Sant Joan de Déu School of Nursing)

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed, but the host institution will assist in securing housing. Please find information here.



  • Subjects Available at Host: All
  • Program Type: Study
  • Accepting Applications: No
  • Fall/Full-Year Deadline: January 14, 2021
    Winter Deadline: April 1, 2021
  • Timeline: Fall (Sep-Jan), Winter (Feb-Jun), Year-long (Sep-Jun)
  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona
  • Institution: University
  • Language of Study: Catalan, English, Spanish
  • Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
  • Credit: Yes
  • Open to Programs at UofT: All
  • Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
  • Program Fees: No fee
  • Funding: IE Award
  • Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates) Language Requirement: depending on course selection, minimum of B1 either in Spanish or Catalan may be required