Who can participate?

Student profile: local and international alike

The Barcelona Program for Interdisciplinary Studies (BaPIS) has been designed to satisfy the expectations of students with a good academic standing, inquisitive mind and intellectual curiosity.

The program is open to all UPF undergraduate students and to undergraduate students from other universities interested in advancing in their studies and obtaining credits by taking innovative courses, in Barcelona and at UPF.

Admission requirements:

  • Having successfully completed half of the credits of each student's undergraduate degree (normally 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students).
  • A very good academic standing (minimum 3.0 GPA or the equivalent, such as 7 out of 10 or a B+).
  • A good command of the language of instruction of the courses chosen.

Fees Fees

Fees for UPF students:

Current UPF undergraduate students can register at BaPIS courses as part of the academic offering of Credits de Formació Transversal de Lliure Elecció. 

The BaPIS courses will be incorporated into the official academic transcript of UPF students. The fees per credit for BaPIS courses are the same official fees per credit as for the other courses of the student's Bachelor's degree. 

Fees for non-UPF students:

The BaPIS fees for visiting students are:

  • Registration fee: 169,80 €* (the registration fee will be waived in early-bird registrations before November 15, 2020)
  • Tuition fee: 110 €/credit (ECTS)

For the first edition of the BAPIS in Winter 21, Program launch discounts apply to the tuition fee for students who register in more than one course:

Number of courses ECTS Discount Tuition Fee Winter 21
2 courses 12 30% 924 €
3 courses 18 40% 1188 €
4 courses 24 50% 1320 €
5 courses 30 50% 1650 €