Incoming students

If you are a student on an Erasmus programme at the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation or if you are studying under a bilateral agreement, below you will find all the information and useful links for enrolling on courses. 

  1. Course outlines
  2. Spanish Language Knowledge
  3. Organization of teaching
  1. Course in "Languages and Cultures in Contemporary Spain"
  2. Degree in Translation and Interpretation and Degree in Applied Languages

 

 

Introduction

1. Course outlines

Those studying in the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation at the UPF may choose subjects in:

  • The course in «Languages and Cultures in Contemporary Spain» offers a range of subjects specifically for foreign students. This course complements and backs up the subjects offered in the University's own undergraduate degrees.
  • The Faculty's own degrees: «Translation and Interpretation» and «Applied Languages».

In addition students have the opportunity to choose further languages courses offered by the University language teaching department (Idiomes UPF) as well as subjects in other UPF faculties. 

2. Spanish Language Knowledge

Enrolment in certain subjects is dependent on students' knowledge of Spanish. The level of Spanish is determined by the University's own assessment test which is taken before students enrol.

 

Spanish Test

Students are grouped according to the level of their Spanish Language Knowledge:

  • Spanish Language: Intermediate (A2- B1.1; B1.2)
  • Spanish Language: Advanced (B2.1- B2.2)
  • Spanish Language: Superior (B2+)
  • Students whose level is above C1 are not obliged to take Spanish Language classes in the course in «Languages and Cultures in Contemporary Spain»

The specific content in the Spanish Language courses will depend on the needs detected by the teacher at the beginning of each course and will therefore vary slightly each course and in each class. To give an overview, the content in language classes matches the following levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:


Subject

CEFR Level

Spanish Language: Intermediate

A2- B1.1; B1.2

Spanish Language: Advanced

B2.1- B2.2

Spanish Language: Superior

B2+, C1

There are no courses available for students who have no previous Spanish language knowledge or whose knowledge is below level A2 (basic user).

3. Organization of teaching

The organization of teaching depends on the number of credits for the subject:

  • Subjects carrying 4 ECTS credits:
  • 100 hours private study
  • Weekly lessons: one 1½ hour Large Group session and one 1 hour seminar in small groups.
  • Subjects carrying 3 ECTS credits:
  • 75 hours private study
  • Weekly lessons: 2 hours of lessons which may be one class or spread over two sessions of two hours.
  • Subjects carrying 8 ECTS credits:
  • 200 hours private study
  • Weekly lessons: one 1½ hour Large Group session and one 1 hour seminar in small groups over two terms
Courses in the Faculty are split between two types of weekly sessions: a Large Group session (G) and a Seminar session (S)
Each academic year is divided into three terms. During the first week of each term there will only be Large Group (G) classes. Seminar (S) classes start in the second week.

Subjects available

1. Course in "Languages and Cultures in Contemporary Spain"

2. Degree in Translation and Interpretation and Degree in Applied Languages


Timetables and Exam

The timetables for all the subjects can be found on the following web page:

http://parles.upf.edu/llocs/DTCL/horaris 

The timetable of the academic year 2016-17 will be published at the end of June.

Academic Year

The academic year in the Universitat Pompeu Fabra is divided into three terms, each lasting 12 weeks: 10 weeks of teaching and 2 weeks for exams. The academic calendar can be found on:

La docencia en la Universitat Pompeu Fabra se organiza en tres trimestres de 12 semanas de duración: 10 de docencia y 2 reservadas para la realización de exámenes. El calendario académico de la Universidad puede consultarse en:

2016-17 Academic Calendar

Exchange students in the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation must ensure that their stay coincides with the University terms. Under no circumstances may students join a subject after the third week of each term.

Exchange Tutors

    

Name

Telephone

Office

Coordinator

Guilhem NARO
guilhem.naro@upf.edu

935 421 245

Roc Boronat (53.412)

German

  

Maria WIRF
maria.wirf@upf.edu

935 422 412

Roc Boronat (53.412)

French

Guilhem NARO
guilhem.naro@upf.edu

935 422 245

Roc Boronat (53.412)

English

Lisa GILBERT
lisa.gilbert@upf.edu

935 422 223

Roc Boronat (53.614)

How to enrol

Enrolment