Universitat de Barcelona
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University of Barcelona.
First degree/qualification: Licenciatura (4-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 5 year Licenciatura.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded. All documents in Spanish and English.
Description: Instituted in 1430. Formally reestablished as a state institution in 1863. One of Spain's largest universities. The usual admission requirements were: an entrance examination and completion of the Bachillerato Unificado y Polivalente (BUP) program and Curso de Orientación Universitaria - university orientation course (COU) (12 years of education). In 1998 and 2001 respectively the BUP and COU were phased out. Currently the bachillerato (12 years of education) and an entrance examination (prueba de acceso a la universidad) are the admission requirements.
|4.0||Matricula de honor (MH) - Excellent|
|3.7||Sobresaliente - Very good|
|3.3||Notable - Good|
|2.3||Aprobado - Satisfactory|
|0.0||Suspenso - Fail|
Course grades reported yearly. Because of severity of grading, we use conversion scale shown. The MH is awarded only to the top 2-3 in the class.
Language of instruction: Catalan, Spanish.
Doctorate: 3-4 years; by thesis.
Last updated: Oct 01, 2007