UAB in Barcelona (ES)


BME students can choose Barcelona for Year 1 as part of the Study Abroad programme at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). The UAB is one of Spain’s leading universities and offers a broad range of experiences from a truly expert International academic team. While you absorb this general business foundation, you become part of the institution's and the city’s uniquely multi-cultural environment.

The Study Abroad programme is located in central Barcelona at Casa Convalescència in a UNESCO World Heritage site. At the forefront of innovative business, design and research, this Mediterranean hotspot is a hub for creative talent in one of Europe's most inspiring cities. Excellence is experienced in and out of the classroom.

Find out more about Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).


Programme: Study Abroad, Pre-Established Programme Courses:

  • International Business
  • International Finance
  • International Marketing Strategies
  • International Economics
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • E-commerce and Online Business
  • Managerial Skills for International Business
  • Understanding the European Economy
  • Business English Communication
  • Spanish Language


The cost of studying at the UAB in Barcelona, Spain for 2021-2022 consists of the following components:

  1. Application fee: € 500 deposit*
  2. Tuition fee:
    € 7340 (EU and non-EU citizen)
  3. Monthly cost of living**: € 700-800
* The € 500 deposit will be deducted from the total tuition fee. ** The cost of living is only an estimate and will vary according to the specific student’s lifestyle, but a typical figure will be within the range mentioned here.


The quality of the student accommodation significantly contributes to your overall BME experience, especially when studying a full year in a foreign location for the first time. Therefore, carefully research housing options before committing to a selection. Always visit the accommodation before sending a first deposit or signing the contract. In the overview below you can find several websites with a lot of information about student housing at each university. During your hunt for the perfect place to live, you can also search the web and browse the many relevant Facebook groups for student housing listings! For more information about off-campus accommodations at the UAB in Barcelona, visit their website.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

"Throughout the BME programme I have learnt priceless life lessons, mastered adaptability, and gained contacts from all over the world. Also, it has been very fascinating to experience different teaching methods and to learn about different cultures."

Dolores Eamets from Estonia

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