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Orientation week

The UPC-BarcelonaTech organizes an Orientation Week for the international exchange students who will begin their studies at UPC on the beginning of September. It includes an institutional welcome, information about legal procedures and about the main Services at UPC that can help students during their stay, introductory workshops "Just Arrived" to the Catalan language and culture, and also some visits to a few Barcelona’s museums.


The Orientation Week (OW) will take place in:

  • Winter semester - September
  • Spring semester - February


Additional information about the “Just arrived” Workshops

Special edition of the workshop as part of the UPC's Orientation Week. This 10-hour workshop enables you to make initial contact with Catalan language and culture, be familiar with the environment where you are going to study, learn basic words and expressions and be able to communicate in common basic situations. 

Highly recommended for those students that have just arrived.



All these activities are offered by the University and are FREE, but the number of places is limited.

Deadline for Registration and further information

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