Frequently Asked Questions
List of frequently asked questions by category.
- Regarding the research proposal: If one section is shorter than the stipulated, would it be possible to add that extra text to other sections?
- Which candidates are elegible to apply?
Candidates who meet the mobility criteria: not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in Spain for more than twelve months in the three years immediately prior to the call deadline.
- How i have to prepare my probe of mobility?
- How can i apply for a position?
- Who can help me to formulate my research Project?
- How many fellows are available?
- Can I apply if I work at UAB or in Spain?
- Is it possible to update my application or to submit additional material after call deadline?
- When I will receive information on whether or not I will be offered a fellowship?
- Can I apply if I am not a UE resident?
- How many applications can be submitted?
- What is the duration of the fellowship?
- Is it possible to update my application after the submission, e.g. if a paper has been accepted?
- What type of research can I propose?
- How many position are available in the second call
- Where I can find practical information about working and living in Spain?
- Which languages are spoken at UAB?
- Medical Inssurance
- where to live?
It is a real on-campus city, with parks, leisure areas and all the basic services for residents (laundry, bakery, supermarket, etc.) There are good road links and regular trains to Barcelona, Sabadell, Cerdanyola del Vallès and Sant Cugat del Vallès.
Vila2 is a new phase made up of by Q-type apartments exclusively for teaching and research staff, administration and services staff, and postgraduate students.
If you visit the Vila Universitària website at: http://www.vilauniversitaria.com
you will find the reservation form for apartments/rooms in the Campus hall of residence or a flat/room in any of the towns close to the Bellaterra Campus.
Tel.: +34 93 581 70 04
Fax: +34 93 580 9186
You can also contact the following accommodation services:
Departament d’Habitatge de la Generalitat de Catalunya
(normativa, guía, consejo, recursos...)
OTHER WEBSITES TO FOR ACCOMMODATION OUTSIDE THE UAB
The UAB facilitates links to websites that offer housing for students, but it is not involved either in the management of the mentioned websites or in the signing of rental contracts and, consequently, takes no responsibility for any possible disagreements that could arise as a result of the relationship between tenants and landlords.
- Practical transport Information
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) – 2 zones
Station: “Barcelona-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona”
Check for prices in: http://www.fgc.cat/esp/cercador.php
RENFE Local trains– 2 zones
Station: Renfe: “Barcelona-Cerdanyola Universitat”
Check for prices in: http://www.renfe.es/cercanias/barcelona/index.html
Transportes metropolitanos de Barcelona (TMB):
AUTOBÚS / METRO / FGC/ RENFE
Check for prices and zone map in: http://www.tmb.cat/ca_ES/home.jsp
Club entrance: 10 - 30€
Music Show or Concert: 20 - 80€
Football match: 20 - 100€
Museum entrance: 5 - 15€
Cinema entrance: 7 -10€
Theatre entrance: 2 - 50€
Generally speaking, monthly expenses are approximately the following:
Food: 250 - 350€
Personal expenses: 160 - 220€
Transport: 60 - 80€
Accommodation: 250 - 500€
TOTAL: 720 - 1.200€
- Cost of living
Vila Universitària de la UAB – Vila2
Shared apartment / Non-shared apartment*
Vila Universitària – External shared apartament Shared apartment*
*Check the web http://www.vilauniversitaria.com/for prices
Accommodation in Barcelona
Shared apartament: 260 - 400€
Non-shared apartament: 700 - 1200€
Accommodation in Cerdanyola del Vallès
Shared apartament: 180 - 270€
Non-shared apartament: 500 - 800€
Accommodation in Sabadell
Shared apartament: 210 - 300
Non-shared apartament: 600 - 800€
The amount of monthly food expenses ranges from 250 to 350
A hamburger: 5€
A Sandwich: 4€
Breakfast at the University Bar: 4€
Lunch at a cheap restaurant: 7 - 12€
Lunch at the University Bar: 5 - 7€
Go out for dinner: 20 - 30€
- How to get Barcelona
Barcelona has a major international airport just 12km from the centre of the city, with flights from Europe, America and the rest of the world. There are also airports in Girona and Reus with bus links to Barcelona. Over the past few years, a number of budget airline have begun flying to these three destinations from across Europe.
For a list of all budget airlines that fly to Barcelona, Girona and Reus, go to WhichBudget.com.
There are buses from all three airports to the centre of Barcelona. Barcelona airport also has a train link.
Check the timetables for transport to the centre of Barcelona from Barcelona, Girona or Reus Airports.
Tel.: 90 240 47 04
Many trains travel from Spain and the rest of Europe (via France, Italy or Switzerland) to Barcelona’s two main stations, Estació de Sants and Estació de França.
RENFE – Red Nacional de Ferrocarriles
Tel.: 902 320 320 / 902 243 402
Eurolines and several other companies run coaches from across Europe and North Africa to Barcelona. Because of the city’s geographical location, nearly all coach services from the rest of Europe to Spain and Portugal stop here.
Estació d’Autobusos Barcelona Nord
Tel.: 90 226 06 06
Barcelona also has good road links.
The AP-7/E-15 comes from France (via Perpignan) in the north and from the eastern and southern Spain (via Valencia and Tarragona) in the south. The UAB is right next to this
motorway and is signposted.
- How to get UAB Campus
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC)
Line S2: Barcelona-Sabadell, station: Universitat Autònoma. In Barcelona, these trains stop at Catalunya, Provença, Gràcia, Muntaner and Sarrià. You can also take these trains from Sant Cugat, Sant Quirze and Sabadell, among other places. At Sant Cugat station, there is a connection with line S1 (Terrassa and Rubí). All trains to Sabadell, UAB or Barcelona stop at the University. The journey time to Barcelona is 30 minutes, and trains depart approximately every 10 minutes.
You need to buy a ticket for 2 zones for this journey.
Tel.: +34 93 205 15 15
FGC website (www.fgc.net).
RENFE (Spanish National Railway Network)
Line C4 – Cer danyola Universitat station. From Barcelona you can take the train from Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc del Triomf and Sant Andreu Arenal. The journey takes around 30 minutes
from the centre of Barcelona, with trains leaving every 30 minutes. A ten-journey ticket, which can be used by more than one person if travelling together, offers 40% discount.
Tel.: +34 902 240 202 / 902 243 402
RENFE website (www.renfe.es ).
Free bus service
A free bus service connects the RENFE station to the different buildings across the campus. You can check the UAB-Renfe station shuttle service on the: www.uab.es.
Barcelona SARBUS provides a bus service from Barcelona (St. Andreu Arenal/Fabra i Puig) to the UAB, with a bus leaving every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.
Tel.: + 34 93 580 67 00
SARBUS website (www.sarfa.com)
There are daily bus services from many towns, including Cerdanyola, Igualada, Badalona, Montcada i Reixac, Sabadell and Mataró. You can find information on timetables for these
services on the following link:
The easiest way to get to the UAB by road is to take the motorway. You can check the motorway exits on the following map:
AP-7: direction Tarragona-Lleida, if travelling from the north; direction Girona, if travelling from Barcelona or the south. C-58 Barcelona-Sabadell-Terrassa-Manresa.
Several other roads connect Bellaterra with the surrounding towns and villages.
The Student Services Office organises the Shared Transport Service, with the aim of enabling members of the university community to offer their vehicle or find a vehicle to share when they travel to the UAB. By sharing your car with other students, you help to preserve the environment and reduce your own costs.
If you are still not sure how to get to the campus using public transport, you can check the Mobilitat.org website and find out further information on the most comfortable, economical
and environmentally friendly ways of travelling to the UAB
- Useful addresses
International Welcome Point (IWP)
Campus de Bellaterra-Plaza Cívica
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
Tel.: +34 93 581 22 10
Fax: +34 93 586 80 25
Open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 3 pm except
Thursday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
General information about the UAB
Campus de Bellaterra-Plaza Cívica
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
Tel.: +34 93 581 11 11
Fax: +34 93 581 25 95
CATALAN GOVERNMENT - GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA
BARCELONA CENTRO UNIVERSITARIO
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
Citizen Advice Office (OAC) Barcelona
City Hall Sabadell
City Hall Cerdanyola
RETAIL OUTLETS CAMPUS BELLATERRA
NIGHT TRANSPORT - NITBUS
PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT LIVING IN BARCELONA
AJUNTAMENT DE BARCELONA
SPORTS AT UAB (CAMPUS DE BELLATERRA)
Servei d’Activitat Física