Third Edition of the transition course to the University for the academic year 2019-2020


The Transition Course is cofunded by the University of Barcelona and the Barcelona City Council and it is a bridging course that allows refugee students and students who come from conflict zones to continue with their educational trajectory in a secure and legal way. It lasts one academic year, from September-October 2019 to June 2020, and its contents are the following:

  • Spanish and Catalan languages (both of them)
  • Human rights training
  • Information about the culture, society, labour market and university system

The scholarship is a full scholarship that covers the free tuition for the transition course, full board accommodation in shared rooms in UB students residences and holistic support (follow-up, psychosocial support, legal advice,…).

The number of scholarships offered is 15 and are addressed to those students affected by armed conflicts and violence and with no economic means who are living in a non-EU states. All those who pass the transition course would access master’s degree during the academic year 2020-2021, provided that they are accepted according to the master’s selection criteria.

All information concerning the terms of the scholarships and the application form can be found on the following site:

The deadline for the submission of the application form and the documentation required to the email is 11 July 2019 at 12 am(Barcelona time).

Please, take into consideration that the scholarship will be effective only if the Spanish Embassy grants the international student visa.