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Services for temporary visiting students at the UB

Your temporary student card will give you access to many of the services offered to the UB's students, as well as a number of specific services provided solely for temporary visiting students.
Computer rooms
Shopping: books and stationery
E-mail and academic file
Catalan courses
Spanish courses
University dining halls
Sports service
Welcome sessions in the UB faculties and schools ESN (Erasmus Student Network)

Computer rooms

You can use the computer facilities in the UB faculty or school in which you are registered 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 any of the University Bookshops on the UB campuses.

  • Campus de Bellvitge
    Benvil, SA
    Feixa Llarga, s/n - 08907 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
    Tel.: 93 263 24 33
  • Campus Mundet
    Benvil, SA
    Passeig de la Vall d'Hebrón, 171 - 08035 Barcelona
    Tel.: 934 705 400- 934 021 974
  • Campus Plaça Universitat
    Niemon Impression, SL
    Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585 - 08007 Barcelona
    Tel.: 93 317 84 42
  • Facultat de Biologia
    Suministros Generales de Oficina, Rey Center, SL
    Avda. Diagonal, 645 - 08028 Barcelona
    Tel.: 934 021 580 - 934 915 270
  • Facultat d'Economia i Empresa
    - Cooperativa Universitària l'Economista
    Avda. Diagonal, 690 - 08034 Barcelona
    Tel.: 934 024 317 - 932 804 383
    - Suministros Generales de Oficina, Rey Center, SL
    Avda. Diagonal, 690 - 08034 Barcelona
    Tel. 932 804 250
    - Niemon Impression, SL
    Avda. Diagonal, 696 - 08028 Barcelona
    Tel.: 934 020 864
  • Facultat de Dret
    Benvil, SA
    Avda. Diagonal, 684 - 08034 Barcelona
    Tel.: 93 280 34 64
  • Facultat de Farmàcia i Ciències de l'Alimentació
    Suministros Generales de Oficina, Rey Center, SL
    Avda. Diagonal, 643 - 08028 Barcelona
    Tel.: 934 021 880- 934 021 895
  • Facultat de Filosofia i Geografia i Història
    Benvil, SA
    C/. Montalegre, 6- 08001 Barcelona
    Tel.: 934 039 717
  • Facultat de Física i Química
    Suministros Generales de Oficina, Rey Center, SL
    Avda. Diagonal, 647 - 08028 Barcelona
    Tel.: 934 118 239
E-mail and academic file

After the enrolment of the subjects, the students making 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 academic inscription 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

Most of the faculties and university schools have restaurants and cafeterias.


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.

Welcome sessions in the UB faculties and schools

Most of the faculties and schools at the University of Barcelona organize welcome sessions for students on international exchange programmes at the beginning of each semester. Usually you receive details in your letter of acceptance.

Other activities

ESN (Erasmus Student Network): offer suport to the international students and organize leisure activities and other programmes for Exchange students.