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Traineeship elective credits and extracurricular traineeship

In a traneeship stay, apart from the final thesis, you can do:

  • Optional credits for traineeship (12 for bachelor and 15 for master).
  • Extracurricular traineeship

The traineeship in Spanish companies are regulated at: ETSETB procedure for traineeships in Spanish companies. There are parts of this website that are applicatble to international traineeship, such as the requirements of the students, the number of  credits and the documents that the student must submit to be assessed. Nevertheless, there are others that do not apply, sich as the offer of companies and the Intranet system for the agreement (there is none of international traineeships).

Therefore, here you have the procedure for international curricular (for optional credits) and extracurricular traineeships. The traineeship for the final thesis, is dealt with apart at final thesis for mobility, which can be of studies or traineeship.

Elective credits for traineeship (curricular)

If you are a bachelor student, you must do 12 and if you are a master student, 15. In the masters of 60 credits, there is no possibility to do elective credits fror traineeship.

The procedure is the following:

Before leaving:

  • Find 2 supervisors: One at host institution and one at ETSETB. Both will assess your traineeship together. Send us the document with their details, with the signatures on it at students.mobility@etsetb.upc.edu (document about supervisor's details.
  • Submit at ETSETB academic office the learning agreement for traineeship (training agreement) filled in and signed by both supervisors and by you. You will find the instructions to fill it in at traineeship stays. It is the same for Erasmus and non Erasmus.
  • Enrol the credits within the enolment period at prisma-nou.upc.edu/estudiants > enrolment. You should find the credits in your enrolment potential if you have submitted the training agreement at the ETSETB academic office.
  • Submit to both supervisors the Work proposal, according to the template [Project Proposal and Work Plan] .
  • Submit the rest of the  documents before leaving. The insurance you will have to pay in the enrolment is also explained at this link.

During the stay

  • Submit at UPC the documents during the stay (certificate of arrival, possible changes in the training agreement, etc)
  • Submit to both supervisors, within the 8 weeks after the beginning of the traineeship, the critical review [Critical Review] , exposing the development of it and the deviations from the initial planning.

Before returning

  • Submit to UPC the documents before returning (certificate of attendance, etc)
  • Submit to both supervisors a Final Report of the traineeship. [Final Report]
  • Make sure the tutors send us the supervisor's assessment filled in and signed. The host supervisor has to send it filled in and signed to the ETSETB supervisor; then the ETSETB supervisor has to send it to students.mobility@etsetb.upc.edu after having added the definite grade and his/her signature. This will be the grade we will introduce into your records.

Extracurricular traineeship

Before leaving

  • Submit to ETSETB academic office the learning agreement traineeship (training agreement) filled in, signed by both supervisors and by you. You will find the instructions to fill it in at traineeship stays. It is the same for Erasmus and non Erasmus. Select point 1 at table B (voluntary)
  • Enrol the traineeship within the enrolment period, at prisma-nou.upc.edu/estudiants > enrolment. You should see 0 credits at the enrolment potential, if you have submitted the training a greement. Although you won't pay any credit, you will pay the fees enrolment fees and the Oncampus insurance fees.
  • Submit the rest of the documents before leaving.

During the stay

At the end of the stay

  • Submit to UPC the documents before returning (certificate of attendance, etc)
  • Submit to the ETSETB academic office, signed by your host supervisor, the part "after the mobility" of the training agreement. The model of the training agreement is the same you have used before.