Spanish/Basque Courses: Additional info

Registration procedure

Addresses:
Students on mobility programmes (undergraduate or postgraduate) administered by the Vice-Rectorate for International Relations of the University of the Basque Country: Free of charge.

International students registered in different postgraduate studies, visiting researchers and visiting teaching staff interested in the course should pay a fee of 120 euros (Spanish intensive course) and/or 180 euros (spanish / basque academic year courses – per course) in the following bank account: KUTXABANK – ES 97 2095 0292 99 3239003884 (in the proof of payment should appear CL + name and surname of the student)

Documents needed for the courses´registration:

  • Registration form, duly completed.
  • Copy of passport or ID.
  • Copy of the registration form for foreign students or any document stating their membership to the University of the Basque Country.
  • Copy of the bank transfer for the amount of the registration fee (if necessary).


Registration should be done in the following places:

  • Secretary of Language courses for Visitor Students in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Alava Campus Vice-Rectorate).
  • Help Centres for Visitor Students in the Campus of Bizkaia (Higher Technical School of Engineering in Bilbao and Library building in Leioa) and in the Campus of Gipuzkoa (Ignacio Mª Barriola building).

Important: Non registered students will not be allowed in the courses. This means that all students interested in taking these courses, no matter if they get the credits recognised at their home universities or not, must register themselves in the places stated before.

Certificates and Credits

After each course, the University of the Basque Country will issue a COURSE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE  to those students who have passed the corresponding evaluation. The assessment criteria will be as follows:

  • Students attending an 85% of classes: A continuous assessment will  be carried out according to their involvement in activities in or outside the class, homework completion and regular tests along the course.
  • Students not attending an 85% of classes: Final exam of all the contents given along the course.

The final certificate will only be issued to the students passing the above mentioned assessment and will include a numeric mark (from 5 to 10) and the level per competences (writing, oral, reading and listening comprehension) according to the European Framework of References for Languages (A1-A2, B1-B2, C1-C2), as well as the credits corresponding to each course as follows:

  • Spanish intensive course: 4,5 credits
  • Autumn and Spring courses:
    • Spanish language courses: 6 (autumn and spring courses)
    • Basque language courses: 6 (autumn and spring courses)

We remind students that the registration in the courses is MANDATORY, specially if they need the credits mentioned above.

Under no circumstances might the result of this exam be taken as an official certificate. It´s just an academic document that will complement the mark and credits stated in the transcript of records that will be issued by the exchange programmes´ coordinator.
 

Specific regulations for language courses

In order to ensure their admission and participation to the courses, students must hand over all documentation prior to commencement of each course by the means and in the dates previously mentioned in each course´s information. We remind students interested in these courses that the registration is MANDATORY, no matter if they will have the credits of the courses recognized by their home university or not.

Students that don´t have any relation with the UPV/EHU, even family members of the previously mentioned groups, will not be allowed to take part in these courses.

Students staying for the whole year, will not be allowed to repeat level or take in the second semester one course lower leveled to the one they have already passed in the first one.

Dates and schedules of the courses available in this website might vary according to the Campus academic calendars. Any change will be updated in this website as soon as possible.

Under no circumstances might the result of this exam be taken as an official certificate. It´s just an academic document that will complement the mark and credits stated in the transcript of records that will be issued by the exchange programmes´ coordinator.

Registered or not, students should take the level test or join the beginners course in the dates stated in each course´s website.

Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) - INSTITUTO CERVANTES

If you are interested in obtaining an official diploma in Spanish, check the DELE section or contact: 

Secretary of Language Courses for Visitor Students
University of the Basque Country
Vice-Rectorate for International Relations
Campus of Álava Ground floor, office nº 3
C/ Comandante Izarduy 2
01006 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Phone number: (+34) 945 013356
E-mail: cursosidiomas@ehu.eus
or check: the official exams site of the Instituto Cervantes

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