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The media in the Catalan-speaking area normally use Catalan.


"Because I wanted to learn about Catalan culture, the people and everyday life. Barcelona is a very interesting city because it has its own language, a language that identifies the people from here. I like learning new languages."

Language exchange

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We know that you are arriving in a new place and are just beginning to settle somewhere with different people and customs, but we want you to feel at home.

With the language exchange service and our language volunteers, you will learn Catalan while making friends.

Oh, and... welcome to Catalonia!


Interuniversity Agenda

We don't want you to get bored! Outings, activities, events... so that you learn Catalan while discovering Catalonia in the company of students from other universities.

Have fun!

Language exchange

Do you want to do a conversation exchange with Catalan and another language with foreign students at your university?

Can we talk?

Language volunteers

Do you want to provide linguistic and cultural support to students taking part in exchange programmes at your university?

We can help!
80 pistes. Guia de butxaca per a una bona estada.

I want to understand the Catalans!

A pocket guide with 80 tips on the customs and workings of Catalan society.

Download it!

Welcome to Catalonia!

A collection of varied materials to help with the sociolinguistic and cultural integration of foreign students.

Helping others!

I learned Catalan

Experiences of exchange students who have learned Catalan.

You can too!
If you are a mobility student, this is the app for you

The universities recommend

International students at the UB are on the move

Visita al refugi antiaeri de la plaça del Diamant

Next activity: Barcelona 7/3/2017

Join them!

Have you got a language exchange partner? Would you like to go out with your partner and other UPF students?

Visita al turó de la Rovira, al turó del Carmel i al Parc Güell + esmorzar internacional de fi de trimestre

Next activity: Barcelona 11/3/2017

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Barbecue of calçots cooked on the grill and dipped in a sauce, the principal ingredients of which are crushed hazelnuts, almonds, roasted garlic, toasted bread, oil and red pepper.