Geography, Environmental Management and Spatial Planning 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) 4246-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

The main objective of the bachelor's degree in Geography, Environmental Management and Spatial Planning is to train professionals with the ability to develop spatial and environmental planning and management tasks. To do so, it provides you with the knowledge and tools necessary to conduct an integrated analysis of the social and regional dynamics and environmental, rural and urban transformations of the land. The bachelor's degree is programmed by the Department of Geography, one of the 16 UAB specialisations which figure among the top 100 of the prestigious QS WUR ranking (2018). This is the degree for you, if:

  • You like discovering the land hands-on, observing and understanding the landscape.
  • You are empathic and sensitive towards social and environmental problems, both home and abroad.
  • You want your commitment to protecting natural environments, to searching for alternative growth models and fighting against social inequalities, etc. to become your profession.
  • You want to have direct contact with the professional world thanks to work placements in consulting firms and different administrative areas.
  • You want to study a degree in English.
  • You see yourself as a strong agent participating in the decision-making processes which will lead to positive changes in the enviroment and in spatial planning.

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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