East Asian Studies Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 6010-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

The Faculty of Translation and Interpreting of the UAB is a pioneering centre in East Asian studies and research, one of the first centres to offer this degree in Spain and the only in all of Catalonia. The bachelor's degree in East Asian Studies is the only one to include Chinese, Japanese and Korean language courses, with subjects also in English and with  three different specialisations. Studies which are open to the world, which make interculturality and the learning of languages the pillars of education needed by future professionals:

  • With curricular work placements in local companies and companies in Asia, public and private institutions, official foundations and non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations.
  • With the largest number of student exchange and mobility agreements reached with the main universities of China, Japan and South Korea, and with prestigious European academic centres.
  • With a large lecturing staff made up of expert professionals and native language teachers, with an elevated number of foreign students and exceptional facilities.
  • In close collaboration with official institutions such as the Confucius Institute of Barcelona Foundation (China), the Japan Foundation (Japan) and the King Sejong Institute Foundation (South Korea).
  • With an excellent interdisciplinary academic training, strongly focused on attending the demands of the national, European and international markets.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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