Barcelona, Spain

Spanish Politics

when 11 July 2022 - 29 July 2022
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 850

The course aims at making students familiar with the main features of the Spanish political system, its problems and its evolutionary trends. We will see how Spain is organized politically; how Spanish people vote; the country’s relationship with the European Union; and who are its main political actors. Also, it will focus on providing students with the analytical tools necessary to examine the different elements of the Catalan political system, paying special attention to the transformation that it has undergone in the past few years, not only regarding the different profiles of Catalan society, but also its political culture and electoral behaviour.

Course leader

Joan Ricart
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona/ Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

Target group

It is oriented to students of any degree (maths, physics, engineering, chemistry, etc.; not necessarily computer science) who have already started programming and want to improve their knowledge and skills.

Course aim

The course aims at making students familiar with the main features of the Spanish political system, its problems and its evolutionary trends. Also, it will focus on providing students with the analytical tools necessary to examine the different elements of the Catalan political system, paying special attention to the transformation that it has undergone in the past few years, not only regarding the different profiles of Catalan society, but also its political culture and electoral behaviour.

Credits info

6 EC
All subjects are accredited with 6 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) that your university might transfer to you own degree programme (depending on your home university’s regulations), especially if it has a mobility programme in place with the UAB.

Fee info

EUR 850: The course fee for international and national students (non-UAB students) is € 850 but those who register before April 30 will get 20% discount.

Scholarships

No but there is 20% discount on the tuition fee if prospective students register before April 30th.