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: Bachelor’s degree in Medicine as well as affiliated centers

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



Subjects Available at Host: All

Program Type: Study

Accepting Applications: Yes

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