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Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC)

We are delight to welcome you to the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), a public-serving institution which aspires to excellence. The university's concept of excellence is closely linked to its stated mission (i.e. its guiding principles) and is influenced by the European social model.

The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya offers you a highly personalised university education with a strong vocational element. This high level of personalised treatment is achieved by ensuring that there is: no more than one group per course; a maximum of 80 students per lecture, and one university professor assigned to every eleven students. The teaching staff, as well as delivering vital academic training, are also dedicated to providing students with advice and guidance throughout their studies.

A high proportion (40%) of the teaching programme is set aside for practical-based classes. Most of our teachers have professional backgrounds and the university nurtures a very close relationship with business via its work experience programmes. The aim is to equip the student with all the knowledge, skills and talents demanded by the market, while also providing a solid training in the fundamental values of Christian Humanism.

The international character of the university is a basic feature and also a necessary one for students. In this respect, 10% of our alumni are from overseas; students study English courses which are personalised to meet their academic and professional requirements and there is an extensive international exchange programme.

All of these features described above allow students to make the most of the university's resources (both in terms of material and human resources). This in turn allows them to get the most out of their chosen university studies and face the world of work with confidence.

The UIC organises a wide range of cultural, recreational and sport activities in an attempt to encourage the full personal development of students.

In keeping with its ideals, which are based on Christian Humanism, the UIC provides the whole university community with access to the pastoral care provided by the Chaplaincy Service, which is entrusted to the prelature of the Opus Dei, an institution belonging to the Catholic Church.

This is the commitment the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya makes to all its students. It is a university where you can experience your degree in the most intense way possible, at the highest academic level.

More information in http://www.uic.es

The City of Barcelona

UIC is located in Barcelona, city that has successfully blended the old and the new in a way that makes this city simply breathtakingly beautiful. There is nothing more enjoyable than strolling around the streets of Barcelona and taking in the atmosphere that radiates out from the architecture. Bold, brash, colorful, distinctive, harmonious, varied and unique are just a few adjectives that come to mind when describing Barcelona architecture. Traditional Catalan Gothic architecture such as the “Església del Pi” church is reserved and stoic in its design, but just a 5 minutes’ walk away we have the Barcelona Cathedral with is beautiful arches and facade. A short metro ride we have the famous “Sagrada Familia” Basilica which towers into the sky and has different architectural styles on all four sides of the building.

Our city will make a great location for an interesting and productive conference, and we look forward to welcoming you!

More information:
 - http://www.barcelonaturisme.com/
 - http://www.barcelona.cat/en/