University of Barcelona

Actuarial and Financial Sciences

Credit recognition

Credit Recognition

Credit recognition consists in the incorporation of the ECTS of an accredited official teaching into the student’s record that had already been obtained in older courses or during professional activity.

Regulation affecting this recognition can be found in “Normes per al reconeixement i per a la transferència de crèdits en els ensenyaments de màster universitari de la UB” (

As the documentation states, the total of ECTS that can be recognised can not be more than the 15% of entire course curriculum.

Information about the required documentation can be found in the Annex part A1 of the regulation.

Credit recognition has to be solicited using the corresponding application form, it must be delivered to the l’Oficina de Màsters i Doctorat de la Facultat d’Economia i Empresa.