Services for visiting students

Computer rooms

You can use the computer facilities of the Faculty on presentation of your temporary student card.


You have access to the services of the Library of the University of Barcelona(BUB).

Shopping: books and stationery

You can shop at the University Bookshop of the Faculty:

Suministros Generales de Oficina, Rey Center, SL
Avda. Diagonal, 645 - 08028 Barcelona
Tel.: 934 021 580 - 934 915 270

E-mail and academic file

The students on a temporary stay at the UB have a personal web space, in which besides having an account of electronic mail, it will be able also to access to the academic file.


To access you will need the identifier that you can find in your registration document and the password that you have created.

Catalan courses

At the start of each semester, the UB's Catalan Language Service (Serveis Lingüísitics) offers to temporary visiting students Catalan courses for beginners.
You will find information about Catalan courses visiting the following web site:

If you want to start a Catalan course on-line today, visit the following web site:

You should also visit the website Information for participants on Exchange Programmes to obtain information about Catalan at the University of Barcelona and opportunities to learn Catalan: language courses and the range of language learning materials and resources available for self-study on the internet.

Spanish courses

Estudios Hispánicos on the Plaça Universitat Campus, organises Spanish courses for Erasmus+ students.

For further information, please visit the Estudios Hispánicos web site.

University dining halls

The Faculty of Biology has a restaurant/café and a dining hall


Esports UB, the UB's Sports Service on the Diagonal Campus, is a large sports complex that offers members of the University of Barcelona the opportunity to participate in a wide range of sporting activities.

Temporary visiting students can use the facilities on payment of a membership fee calculated on the basis of the length of your stay in the University of Barcelona.