The Blanquerna Study Abroad Program offers undergraduate students around the world the possibility of studying for one/two semesters at the Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations, enrolling in courses offered at undergraduate level. The school currently offers two degrees fully in English (International Relations and Global Communication Management) and three in Catalan/Spanish (Journalism and Corporate Communication; Audio-visual Communication; Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing and a double degree in Journalism and Corporate Communication + International Relations).
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Information regarding accommodation
Cost of living
International Affairs Office: Study Abroad
Plaça Joan Corominas, s/n
-Courses from our International Relations and Global Communication Management degrees: 173,28€/ECTS
-Communication degrees courses: 156,22€/ECTS
Students from an institution with a previous agreement with our School: 25% discount
Students from an institution without a previous agreement with our School: 15% discount
** MINIMUM OF ECTS CREDITS PER SEMESTER: 18 ECTS / MAXIMUM ECTS CREDITS PER SEMESTER 30 ECTS. The period of Study Abroad for one student may not exceed one academic year
Fees shall be paid after the registration in a single instalment and by bank transfer.
Fees are not refundable
Letters of acceptance will be sent after the payment
All prosper STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS must send the information below to firstname.lastname@example.org before:
15th May for first semester (Fall) students
15th October for the second semester (Spring) students
Applications are only accepted within the Deadline
PLEASE, USE CAPITAL LETTERS TO FILL IN THE DOCUMENTS
All documents must be scanned and emailed to email@example.com
TOEFL iBT 87-109
PTE General level 3
PTE Academic 59-75
Trinity ISE II
Students do not need to provide evidence of their Spanish or Catalan level by sending certificates, but please note that a student who does not have the required language skills may have difficulty participating in classes and may eventually fail the exams and therefore not obtain the corresponding credits. Recommended level of Spanish and/or Catalan B1, minimum.
Fall term: 12th September-20th December WELCOME DAY: September 9th
Exams: 7th January-17th January. Resit exams: 23rd January -4th February
Spring term: 5th February-22nd May WELCOME DAY: February 3rd (to be confirmed)
Exams: 25th May to 5th June. Resit exams: 15th June to 26th June.
Easter: 4th to 13th April
Not all the courses of our study plans are offered to Study abroad students. Please check here a list of the courses with groups in English and Spanish opened to Study abroad students.
Fall semester courses Study Abroad 2019/20
Spring semester courses Study Abroad 2019/20
Definitive timetables will be delivered to students upon arrival, on Welcome Day.
We do not look for accommodation, but here you are some useful information regarding that matter:
When looking for accommodation, it’s best to use the services of institutions and organisations dedicated to that purpose, as recommended by Barcelona Centre Universitari (BCU): www.bcu.cat/en
Besides, if you want to live in a residence:
- Melon District has 2 residences in Barcelona: Melon District Marina and Melon District Poble Sec (closer to our School):
- Agora Bcn residence is located at the subway station Mundet (L3, green line):
- Residencia Universitaria Sarrià:
or If you want to live in a flat:
Altiro Barcelona (it works really well and you can rent an entire flat or just a room):
Mallorca 303, entlo 1ª, 08037 Barcelona
Enric Granados, 19, 08007 Barcelona
Casanova, 99, 08011 Barcelona
Web portals that can help you in the search for accommodation (recommended by our students):
We highly recommend Study abroad students to look for accommodation in advance, as finding accommodation in Barcelona might be difficult sometimes
-EU Students: European Health Card mandatory. Optional Coverage recommended.
-All non-EU exchange students must have coverage as follows:
All costs related to obtaining any medical coverage shall be a responsibility of students
Students from Non-Schengen countries: as soon as you receive the letter of acceptance from our School, you should go to the Spanish Diplomatic Offices (consulate or embassy) and apply for a Study Visa. You can find your consulate on the website of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. http://www.exteriores.gob.es/Portal/en/Paginas/inicio.aspx
If your authorised stay is longer than six months, you must apply for your foreigner Identity Card (TIE), within one month of entering Spain. More information about that: http://www.url.edu/en/international-and-mobility/international-students/non-eu-community-students
Once we have received the required documents, we will send a letter of acceptance by email. Hard copies of the acceptance letters will be sent only to students who have to apply for a visa
Study abroad students must foresee spending at least 1,000€ a month on living expenses.
350€-500€ (room in a shared apartment) 700€-1.200€ (non-shared apartment)
Take into account that, when renting an apartment, the first month you will have to pay a three-month deposit. This deposit will be returned to you if the apartment is in good conditions at the end of you stay. Also, pay attention to gas, electricity and water expenses.
Food in general, eating at home: 200€ monthly
Lunch menu in the downtown: €12-€20
Lunch at a cheap restaurant 7€ to 12€
Lunch at the school cafeteria: €6-€7
Going out for dinner 20€ a 30€
Single ticket (bus or metro): 2.15€
10-trip bus and metro travel card: 10.20€ (1 zone)
T-jove (three monthly card, unlimited journeys, under 25s): 105€
Personal expenses: 160€-220€