Foreign students

It is essential for mobility condition to have passed at least 120 approved ECTS (you can count those that you are still studying). The request of 120 ECTS is mandatory at the time of registration in our school.

Application and procedure



At ETSETB basic science courses in mathematics and physics are offered at the beginning of studies. Courses on the following areas are introduced progressively in the curriculum: 


    • Modulations
    • Mobile communications
    • Radiolocation
    • Signal processing


    • Network design
    • Protocols
    • Network management
    • Internet, security


    • Computer architecture
    • Software design
    • Operating systems


    • Devices
    • Circuits
    • Microelectronics
    • Digital & analog design

Business Administration 

    • Economics
    • Management

There are three different welcomes that you are very recommended to attend:


Orientation Week (UPC)

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. In case it is not online, you will have to register for it before a set deadline.

Orientation week


Welcome Days of Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-profit international student organisation. Their mission is to represent international students, thus providing opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students.

The Erasmus student network is a network of voluntary students that help incoming students and plan different activities with them



Welcome meeting (ETSETB)

This meeting is offered for the ETSETB exchange students. At this meeting, the vice dean of International affairs will make a presentation of the school. Before the beginning of classes.


Last presentation documents:



+34 93 401 19 78

Normally prior appointment is on Wednesday, but during the period of arrival of the students (September, February) it will be extended.