University of Barcelona

Anthropology and Ethnography

Recommended applicant profile and admission requirements

Recommended applicant profile

This master's degree is primarily intended for graduates in social and cultural anthropology and similar disciplines (sociology, history, geography and political and administrative sciences), but applicants with degrees in other areas are also welcome to apply.

Admission requirements

In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/29 October 2007, students must hold one of the following qualifications to access university master's degree courses:
  • An official Spanish degree.
  • A degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue.
  • A qualification from outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, the qualification should be recognized as equivalent to an official Spanish degree. If it is not recognized, the University of Barcelona shall verify that it corresponds to a level of education that is equivalent to official Spanish degrees and that it authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue. Admission shall not, in any case, imply that prior qualifications have been recognized as equivalent to a Spanish master's degree and does not confer recognition for any purposes other than that of admission to the master's degree course.

Specific requirements

Official qualifications required for admission:
  • Bachelor's degree in social and cultural anthropology.
  • Bachelor's degree in sociology, history, geography, humanities, political and administrative sciences.

Depending on the number of remaining places, the Academic Committee may also consider applications from candidates with degrees in other disciplines.