Local University Courses

In addition to the Trinity-taught courses, all students will enroll in 1-3 courses at a local university – the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. The UPF offers courses in a variety of areas that fulfill both distribution requirements as well as major credit in most majors at Trinity, including Economics, Neuroscience and other fields.  Courses are taught in both Engish and Spanish.


Courses Offered

The following is a list of sample courses that have been offered during previous semesters. Please contact the Office of Study Away for the most up-to-date course information:

Important Note: Students hoping to take major requirements while abroad should contact their advisor as soon as possible to discuss their plans for study away. Your department chair will need to sign off on any UPF courses you want to take for major or minor credit.

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) was founded in 1990 and has already has risen to one of the elite universities in the world. The New York Times ranked it 13th among the top 100 universities under 50 years old, and Trinity in Barcelona students will be in the company of the 600 international exchange students a year that decide to study at this modern and elite university. Located in the urban center of Barcelona and steps away from the sea, the UPF offers students an unrivaled education in a variety of disciplines in a truly global environment. From volunteering to meeting with an advisor in your field of study, the UPF makes it easy for Trinity in Barcelona students to get the most out of their time abroad.